Alexander Eaton was appointed General Manager of the 4-star Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa in August 2016. The hotel is a top family resort, and meeting & convention venue in Hua Hin. The hotel was inducted into the TripAdvisor’s ‘Hall of Fame’ in 2015 for being the fifth consecutive recipient of its ‘Certificate of Excellence’. In 2016, it won TripAdvisor’s prestigious “Top Hotels for Families” in Thailand in the Traveller’s Choice Hotel category. “We’re looking forward to welcoming Alexander Eaton to our Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa and benefiting from his proven experience in delivering results at our Phuket property, particularly in Food and Beverage” said Peter Lucas, President of Destination Properties. “My mission is to make this hotel Hua Hin’s top Themed Meetings and Events venue, through delivering personalised customer experiences as a top choice for family escapes and getaways by taking our family offerings and activities to the next level,” said Alexander who was previously General Manager of Swissotel Resort Phuket Kamala Beach.
The 2009 graduate from the University of San Francisco with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) majoring in Business & Hospitality Industry Management, Alexander Eaton also worked at independent restaurants in San Francisco. Mr. Eaton started at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. in the US before transferring to the 5-star Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa in Queensland, Australia where he was Hotel Operations Manager and was instrumental to the hotel being ranked the top three in four categories among 14 Starwood Hotels and Resorts in the Pacific Region.
The Australian arrived in Thailand in 2014 as Director of Operations of the Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa and appointed Acting General Manager during hotel renovations. Appointed as General Manager of the Swissotel Resort Phuket Kamala Beach in October 2015, his successful turnaround of the 180-suite Accor Luxury Resort & Spa with three food and beverage venues resulted in his transfer to Novotel Hua Hin. For more information: visit www. novotelhuahin.com or www.accorhotels.co