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Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa Appoints Markus Kaliss As General Manager
July 06, 2016
KARON BEACH, Thailand - Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa today announced the appointment of Markus Kaliss as general manager. With more than 20 years management experience in operations, revenue management, and business development, Mr. Kaliss brings a wealth of international hotel management experience to the island's largest resort. Kaliss will oversee all aspects of the resort's development and operation leading the Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa team to deliver the highest standards of hospitality that the brand is well known for, as well as give back to the community and society in which the business operates.
Before his move to Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, Kaliss was the general manager for DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta Diponegoro in Indonesia and DoubleTree by Hilton Wuxi Lingshan in China. With proven success, Markus received several awards including DoubleTree by Hilton Outstanding Achievement Award in 2013 and DoubleTree by Hilton Community CARE Award in 2013. Prior to his role as general manager, Kaliss had extensive experience serving as director of business development at Hilton Petaling Jaya in Malaysia, director of operations at Hilton Hefei in China and acting resident manager and revenue manager at Conrad Maldives. Originally from Germany, Kaliss spent the last 18 years working within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands. Through his experience in the industry and with different cultures, he has built up profound knowledge and understanding of the field.
"I am very excited working finally to finally be working in Thailand. Having worked in several countries in Asia for many years, a move to Thailand was always a dream" said Kaliss.
For more information to make a reservation, please visit the hotel's website on Hilton.com or call +66 76 396433.
About Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa
Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa is an idyllic 75-acre resort in southwestern coast of Phuket. Located in the heart of Karon Beach, between 10 minutes' to 30 minutes' drive to majority of the island's top attraction. Set in lush tropical gardens surrounded by mountains and golden beaches, the hotel features 665 rooms with elegant contemporary Thai-western inspired décor - all offering balconies with either glorious Andaman sea view or tropical gardens view.
Unwind in a sanctuary of 15 private Spa villas nestled by stunning lotus lagoons, cool off in one of five pools, or relax to the sound of the splashing waves. Younger guests may enjoy the newly refurbished Kidz Paradise. A wide selection of International and Asian dining choices in one of the resort's 8 dining venues awaits you: fresh seafood at Sails or go local at the romantic Thai Thai Restaurant.
Apart from being an ideal destination for tropical beach escape, Hilton Phuket is also a perfect setting for conference venue, corporate functions, team building activity, private meeting and tropical wedding. With 8 versatile meetings and events spaces all equipped with the latest audio visual technology we can accommodate groups from any sizes between 30 delegates to 1,200 delegates. Our pillar-less, fully furnished Grand ballroom (largest on the island) can accommodate up to 1,200 delegates.
For more information about our hotel, please visit www.phuketarcadia.hilton.com.
Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa
+66 076 396 433
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