Paul Halford joins Onyx with close to 20 years of hospitality industry experience at hotels and resorts in Australia, Vanuatu, Fiji and Thailand, including a ten-year tenure across multiple Radisson Hotel Group locations.
Onyx Hospitality Group has a signed an agreement with Laos-based Asia Investment, Development & Construction to develop a new-build Amari hotel in the city centre of Vientiane, the capital city of Laos.
Scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2020, the 200-villa private island resort will occupy a secluded island in the Raa Atoll, located north-west of the Maldivian capital of Male.
Phan will be responsible for leading the operations team in the Greater China region, providing support to all operational properties across the region and ensuring all properties are in line with the group’s established operational standards.
Onyx Hospitality Group has continued the expansion of its Shama brand with the signing of another new project, Shama Zijingang Hangzhou. The deal marks the fourth Shama signing this January.
Thailand-based Onyx Hospitality Group and Sincere Holdings Group today announced the formation of a strategic partnership, aiming to boost the serviced apartments market across key Chinese cities.
As part of its continued expansion across the Asia-Pacific, Onyx Hospitality Group has announced two senior promotions. David Cumming has been named regional vice president of operations for Bangkok, Malaysia and Laos, while and Pierre-Andre Pelletier has moved up to regional vice president of operations for south Thailand, Vietnam and the Maldives.
Onyx Hospitality Group has launched a brand-new Amari property in Sri Lanka’s historic southwest coastal city of Galle. The 172-room Amari Galle, located a short distance from the Unesco World Heritage Galle Fort, is Onyx’s third hotel in Sri Lanka.
Onyx Hospitality Group has announced plans to open a new 406-room Ozo hotel on a site adjacent to the existing Ocean Tower of Amari Pattaya.
Onyx Hospitality Group has announced the appointment of Douglas Martell as chief executive officer. Previously the executive vice president of the hotel company, Martell succeeds Peter Henley who will retire after successfully leading the company’s multi-brand and pan-regional expansion over a period of nine years.
ONYX Hospitality Group has signed a partnership agreement with Tang Charoen Group to manage three Amari hotels in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. This agreement will mark ONYX’s market entry into Laos with the first property set to begin operations in 2017.
Thailand-based ONYX Hospitality Group has appointed Sophia Altamirano as vice president, sales. She will be based at the Bangkok headquarters. Altamirano brings with her 19 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked with various brands in different roles, including 14 years with AccorHotels Group, working with Mercure, Grand Mercure, Novotel and Sofitel properties in the Philippines and Vietnam as director of sales and marketing before moving to her first corporate role as regional director of sales responsible for Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore hotels.