Industry Update
Appointment 9 February 2016

Robert Rijnders

Appointed Senior Vice President and Area General Manager for Pattaya
At ONYX Hospitality Group in Pattaya, Thailand

Robert Rijnders Thailand-based ONYX Hospitality Group has appointed Robert Rijnders as its Senior Vice President and Area General Manager for Pattaya. Rijnders started working with Amari Hotels & Resorts since the early 1980s; the very beginning when Amari was still known as Siam Lodge Group of Hotels. Being with the company for over 30 years, his multi-property operations experience has provided the firm better understanding of different traditions, cultures and business acumen of the hospitality industry. With expertise in operational guidance and hands-on management, Rijnders will be overseeing the five existing Pattaya properties: Amari Pattaya, Amari Nova Suites Pattaya, Nova Gold Pattaya, Nova Park Pattaya and Nova Platinum Pattaya. Rijnders will also manage the pre-opening and opening of ONYX’s two newest properties in the region: Amari Residences Pattaya and Nova Express Pattaya.
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Robert Rijnders (Class of 1979) is a graduate of Hotel Management School Maastricht in Maastricht - Netherlands, The
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