Industry Update
Appointment 5 May 2015

Ben Pilkington

Appointed Area Director of Sales for Queensland
At Oaks Hotels & Resorts in Queensland, Australia

Ben Pilkington Leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a division of Minor Hotel Group, is pleased to announce three key appointments within its Australian team. Mr Pilkington will assume the role of Area Director of Sales for Queensland, effective immediately, which will see him oversee key Australian and international accounts and direct the company’s sales initiatives, after previously serving in the same role for New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.

Minor International (MINT)

Minor Hotels is a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 145 hotels and serviced suites in operation under the Anantara, AVANI, PER AQUUM, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St.
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Recent Appointments at Minor

Farah C. Jaber - Cluster General Manager

7 April 2020 — In Thailand's south - Avani Ao Nang Cliff Krabi Resort's newly renovated 178-keys completed in January 2020 and Avani+ Koh Lanta Krabi Resort which will offer 87-keys and secluded access to the stunning white sand Klong Dao Beach which is scheduled to open by end of 2020 will be managed by Farah C.
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Karun Cornell - Director of Sales and Marketing

7 April 2020 — Karun brings more than 10 years' hospitality experience and is a graduate of Thailand's Mahidol University International College in Travel and Hospitality Management; upon completion of his study, he started his career with Bandara Hotels & Resorts while undertaking his Master degree prior to joining Fair House Group in Koh Samui as a Group Director of Sales & Marketing.
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Stephan Moonen - General Manager

7 April 2020 — Stephan brings 15 years' experience within the hospitality industry, beginning his hospitality career with a degree from The Hotel Management School Maastricht, The Netherlands. After graduating, Stephan was appointed Assistant Hotel Manager at the luxury hotel and Michelin star awarded 'de Echoput' before joining the Intercontinental Hotels Group.
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