Industry Update
Appointment 8 January 2019

Steve Lockhart

Appointed Cluster General Manager
At X2 Pattaya Oceanphere and X2 Vibe Pattaya Seaphere, Thailand

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Steve Lockhart

Renowned Southeast Asia boutique hospitality brand, X2 [Cross-To] Resorts has appointed a new Cluster General Manager for its pair of stylish seafront properties near Pattaya: X2 Pattaya Oceanphere and X2 Vibe Pattaya Seaphere.

Steve Lockhart, a Belfast-born hospitality expert, brings almost two decades of experience to Thailand's Eastern Seaboard. His impressive career has taken him to destinations as diverse as Kenya, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, China, Laos and Malaysia, where he demonstrated a unique ability to manage multinational teams and drive strong results.

Steve moves to Pattaya from X2 Kui Buri, the design-led resort on Thailand's golden gulf coast, just a short drive from Hua Hin, where as General Manager he delivered the property's most profitable year in a decade of operations. X2 Resorts is part of BHMA Hotels & Resorts' distinctive portfolio.

Prior to joining BHMA Hotels & Resorts, Steve's previous positions in Thailand have included management roles at Novotel Bangkok Siam Square, Vie Hotel Bangkok MGallery by Sofitel, and V Villas Hua Hin MGallery by Sofitel, which are managed by AccorHotels.

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Cross Hotels and Resorts is an international hotel management company wholly owned by the ASX listed Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG). FCTG is one of the world’s largest and progressive travel companies, incorporating diverse worldwide distribution, in destination travel experiences such as transport and touring as well as hotel management solutions.
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