Industry Update
Appointment18 July 2019

Hylton Lipkin

Appointed General Manager
At Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion in Phong Son, Vietnam

Hylton Lipkin

Fusion has hired Hylton Lipkin as the general manager of Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion, a natural hot springs resort and hotel on the outskirts of Vietnam's imperial capital of Hue.

A South African, Lipkin has spent the last two decades honing his spa and management skills around the globe. His most recent role was as general manager of boutique Lao Poet Hotel in Vientiane.

Prior to that he was part of the Fusion organisation, working as executive assistant manager of Fusion Resort Phu Quoc, and was key in developing the property's wellness concept.

His experience includes having worked as executive assistant manager and wellness director at Arovada by Akaryn, a private island wellness retreat in Cambodia, and the Ayurah Wellness Centers in Thailand from 2014 to 2016. Prior to that, Lipkin spent a year in India where he was head of operations for Apollo Life.

Before he moved to Asia, Lipkin worked as spa and recreation director at Angsana Resort Balaclava Mauritius from 2011 - 2013, and as regional spa director for Angsana based out of Bahrain, overseeing six spas in Egypt, Morocco, Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE from 2008 - 2011. He has also held spa director positions in Hawaii and French Polynesia.

Fusion Hotel Group

Fusion Hotel Group is a pioneer of wellness-inspired hotels and resorts and the only fully vertically integrated hospitality company in Southeast Asia. Blending an innovative ‘all-spa inclusive’ approach to wellness vacationing with their signature ‘breakfast anywhere, anytime’ concept, they offer welcoming, down-to-earth hospitality in outstanding holiday destinations to create unique, memorable experiences that set them apart from others.
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