Industry Update
Appointment 8 May 2019

Paul Halford

Appointed General Manager
At OZO Phuket in Kata, Thailand

Paul Halford

ONYX Hospitality Group has appointed Paul Halford as General Manager of the soon-to-open OZO Phuket at Kata Beach.

Paul joins ONYX with close to 20 years of hospitality industry experience at hotels and resorts in Australia, Vanuatu, Fiji and Thailand, including a 10-year tenure across multiple Radisson Hotel Group locations. Most recently, he was General Manager of Park Plaza Bangkok Soi 18.

In his current role, Paul will lead the pre-opening and positioning of the brand-new OZO in Phuket, scheduled to open in June 2019. The family-oriented resort will feature 255 rooms and suites located right on Kata Road, surrounded by a wide range of restaurants, excellent shops, a popular night market and vibrant nightlife scene. The property boasts the closest location to the beach among non-beachfront hotels in the immediate area, with each guest room featuring clever and functional design with distinct spaces allocated for getting ready, snoozing and relaxed connectivity.

Onyx Hospitality Group

Having been in the industry for over 45 years, Onyx is one of Asia-Pacific’s leading hospitality management companies, with a portfolio that includes over 18 operational properties across Asia and more new properties rapidly being developed in the next few years.
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