PHUKET, 31 January 2011 – Outrigger Senior Vice President
Asia Pacific, Mr Darren Edmonstone, has appointed Mr Leon Pink as
Manager of the Outrigger Koh Samui Resort and Spa, effective
Outrigger's new property on Koh Samui, the company's second in
on 1 February.
Pink, an Australian national, has 15 years' hotel operations
to the Koh Samui appointment, Pink was Resort Manager for over two
years at the
Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji, a five-star 254 room property. The Fiji
won an AON Fijian Tourism Excellence Award in 2009 for being the best
property in Fiji.
Before joining Outrigger in 2008, Pink gained extensive experience with
Mantra Group of hotels on Australia's Sunshine Coast, and with resort
hotels in Australia, Amsterdam and London, where he won the Employee of
Year Award at the Sanderson Hotel, London.
Commenting on the appointment, Edmonstone said: "Leon's excellent
frontline tropical holiday resort experience with Outrigger in Fiji
the right credentials to establish the new Outrigger Koh Samui Resort
as a holidaymaker's favourite."
From 1 February, the 79-key luxury villa and suite Outrigger Koh Samui
and Spa will offer a range of accommodations including pool villas,
pool access suites and Beach Deco rooms. Guests will enjoy a full array
services and amenities, including a beachside restaurant, a Navasana
Centre, a fitness centre, three swimming pools, including one absolute
beachfront pool, two bars, and a Kids' Club.
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing
privately-held leisure lodging and hospitality companies in the Asia
and Oceania regions and continues to expand its presence throughout the
family-owned company with more than 60 years of hospitality experience,
runs a highly-successful, multi-branded line of hotels, condominiums
vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Hotels &
Hotels & Resorts, Outrigger Condominium Collection®, Embassy
Western® and Wyndham Vacation Ownership®. Currently, Outrigger
has under development 42 properties with close to 11,000 rooms located
Hawaii, Australia, Guam, Fiji, Bali, Phuket, Thailand, Vietnam and
Outrigger Enterprises Group also operates and develops hotel properties
hospitality-related retail and real estate opportunities for partners
Hawaii, the Pacific, the mainland USA and Asia. For on-line
information, log on
at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.