Leading Asian hospitality group Dusit International has announced the appointment of Dean Huntsman to the position of general manager of Guam’s first deluxe resort to open in over a decade, Dusit Thani Guam Resort.
Scheduled for opening in the third quarter of 2014, the highly anticipated beachside resort boasts 417 guest rooms over 30 floors and a host of world-class facilities, including restaurants, bars and Guam’s largest convention centre.
An accomplished hotelier, Huntsman joins the Dusit International team with over twenty years’ experience in the hospitality field.
Previously he worked with the Jumeirah Group as director of operations followed by a stint as hotel manager of the Jumeirah Essex House Hotel in New York City.
Prior to joining the Jumeirah Group, he spent over fifteen years with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in Rooms Division and sales and marketing roles in locations including Guam, Oman, Indonesia, Korea, China, Hong Kong and Australia.
“We are extremely pleased to have Huntsman join the Dusit team,” said Dusit International vice president of operations, Jiri Kobos.
“He possesses a solid operations and sales and marketing background and we are confident that under his direction, Dusit Thani Guam Resort will become the market leader on the island.”