Industry Update
Appointment24 September 2020

Michael Robinson

Named General Manager
At FCC Angkor by Avani in Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Michael Robinson

Robinson's decade-long career in hospitality has seen him work across the US, Middle East and Asia, starting with a trainee role with Hyatt Regency La Jolla in San Diego. In 2009, he moved to the Middle East as pre-opening assistant manager - front office with Grand Hyatt Doha in Qatar.

In 2011, Robinson joined Park Hyatt Dubai as assistant front office manager, followed by a promotion to the role of front office manager a couple of years later. The New Zealand national then relocated to Vietnam in 2016 to work as director of rooms for Caravelle Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City. Later in the year, he was promoted to his first general manager role for the same property - his last assignment prior to joining Minor Hotels.

Minor International (MINT)

Minor Hotels is a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 145 hotels and serviced suites in operation under the Anantara, AVANI, PER AQUUM, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St.
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