Jon Cannon has been appointed as the general manager of Novotel Samui Resort Chaweng Beach Kandaburi.
Located in Koh Samui’s vibrant Chaweng area, the resort offers 183 rooms including suites and family rooms immersed in the greenery and within few steps from the beach, as well as two swimming pools, a bar, two restaurants, a spa, and fitness.
Hailing from the UK, with more than two decades of experience in hospitality in Europe, Oceania, and Asia, of which the last nine years have been with AccorHotels, Cannon has developed a well-rounded managerial style focused on both staff and guests.
With a proven ability to be adaptable, creative, and resourceful, his strong background in food and beverage as well as in operations management is set to take Novotel Samui Resort’s guest experience to the next level.
Moving to Thailand in 2017, he served as executive assistant manager at Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach, a 166-room resort located in Thailand’s largest and most visited island, Phuket.
Following this, he then moved on to become resident manager at Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, AccorHotel’s flagship 426-room property situated in the heart of Bangkok’s downtown.