Industry Update
Appointment 3 July 2019

Joseph Karam

Appointed General Manager
At Amari Watergate Bangkok, Thailand

Joseph Karam

Onyx Hospitality Group has appointed Joseph Karam as general manager of Amari Watergate Bangkok. The hospitality veteran rejoins the property, where he was previously the hotel manager from 2015 to 2017.

In total, Karam holds over two decades of experience, having honed his skills at hotels and resorts across Thailand and the Middle East. Prior to rejoining Amari, Karam held a managerial role at the InterContinental Hotel & Crowne Plaza Dubai.

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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