Industry Update
Appointment11 December 2020

Tom Rutherford

Promoted Regional Director Indochina
At The Amansara in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Tom Rutherford

Aman Resorts, Hotels and Residences has promoted Tom Rutherford to the position of Regional Director Indochina, as well as General Manager of the Amansara.

Tom, who will be based in Siem Reap, Cambodia, worked most recently as General Manager of the stunning Amantaka resort in Laos. With over 20 years of experience within the hospitality industry, Tom's journey began with the completion of a 3-year Hospitality Management Diploma in 2004. That was followed by 5 years working at the Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town, a member of Leading Hotels of the World. In 2010, Tom joined Singita, and was appointed as General Manager, overseeing Singita's flagship properties - Ebony, Boulders and Castleton - before moving to the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa team as General Manager in 2017. Tom left his home country of South Africa in 2018 to join Aman as GM of the Amantaka in Luang Prabang.

Cape Town Hotel School, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Tom Rutherford (Class of 0) is a graduate of Cape Town Hotel School, Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town, Outside US - South Africa
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