Release Nbr: 42/13
PHUKET, THAILAND – Darren Edmonstone, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Pedroni as general manager of the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort in Thailand, effective August 1, 2013.
Pedroni, an Irish national with 23 years’ experience in hospitality, will report to William Visser, Vice President Operations, Asia-Pacific, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts.
Before joining Outrigger, Pedroni was with Marriott International, most recently as general manager of the JW Marriott Resort, Phuket. Prior to that he was with The Renaissance Seoul Hotel, South Korea.
He has held hotel management positions in Kuwait, the UK and Washington D.C. He has also been a general manager and director of operations at two Hawaii beach resorts for Marriott.
Pedroni, who also speaks French, is a graduate of Newbridge College, County Kildare, Ireland, and HOSTA, Hotel and Tourism College in Leysin, Switzerland. He has also been a hotel owner.
Edmonstone said: “Tony combines extensive international hotel industry experience with strong local knowledge on the challenges and opportunities of Phuket beach resort management. He will be a great asset to Outrigger as we continue our strategic expansion.”
Editors can download images of Tony Pedroni, Darren Edmonstone, and William Visser and Outrigger resort properties in Asia Pacific here