Javier Pardo reports directly to Robert Kunkler, chief operating officer of Avani-owner Minor Hotels, and is based at the regional office in Bangkok. He brings almost two decades of hospitality experience throughout Europe, with his last posting being director of operations and commercial director for the NH Hotel Group.
Following an extensive US$7 million renovation, which included the addition of 60 new rooms, the hotel is set to reopen its doors in the second quarter of the year.
Avani Hotels & Resorts has expanded its portfolio in Thailand with the launch of Avani+ Samui, an upscale resort situated on Phang Ka Bay near Taling Ngam.
In the final stages of development and scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2019, Avani Central Busan Hotel has an ideal location in Busan’s city centre.
Avani Hotels & Resorts continues to expand the brand presence in Asia with an agreement with KTI Property to manage a hotel in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, Malaysia.
Avani Hotels & Resorts has appointed travel and lifestyle specialist PR agency GribbonBerry to handle communications for the UK media market with immediate effect.