Release Nbr: 50/13
PHUKET, THAILAND — Darren Edmonstone, Outrigger Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rory Campbell as Director of Sales and Marketing for the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort in Thailand. Campbell assumed the role effective September 2, 2013, and reports to General Manager Tony Pedroni.
Campbell, an Australian national, has 15 years’ experience of hotel sales and marketing in senior executive positions. Until recently he served as director of sales and marketing-rooms at the Hilton Barcelona. Prior to that, he held director-level sales and marketing positions with Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas in Thailand, the Eaton Hotel in Hong Kong, and with the Duxton Hotel and Rydges Hotel, both in Perth, Western Australia.
For two years he held senior account manager positions at the Accor Asia Pacific sales office in Melbourne.
“Rory’s professional track record has been built on achieving excellent and measurable hotel sales and marketing successes on three continents,” said Darren Edmonstone “He knows how to promote beach resorts in Thailand. Rory will help establish the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort as a year-round high demand property popular in multiple international markets.”
Campbell is a Bachelor of Commerce graduate from Deakin University in Geelong, Australia.
His personal interests include photography, surfing and rugby.
The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort is a 255-key absolute beachfront property in Bang Tao beach, Laguna Phuket, Thailand. It opened in April 2013 and offers exclusive Club Lounge privileges, a large water slide, kids’ club and ‘Activate’ sports facilities. All rooms, suites and villas have either sea or lagoon views.
Guests enjoy access to day spas in Laguna Phuket, a championship 18-hole golf course, and signing privileges at over 30 restaurants and bars that form part of the Laguna Phuket destination resort.
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