Industry Update
Appointment12 February 2021

Markus Krebs

Appointed General Manager
At Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu - HI, USA

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Markus Krebs

Markus Krebs has joined the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort as General Manager.

Prior to joining Outrigger, Markus was General Manager of the 400-room Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California.

Markus has more than three decades of hotel experience, with a large proportion of that in the luxury segment.

With a work history spanning four continents, Markus has held senior hotel management positions in leading leisure and business travel destinations including Germany, California, Chicago and Bangkok, as well as the beaches of southern Thailand, Bazaruto Island southeast of Mozambique and on Hawaii Island — where he worked at the Fairmont Orchid.

He holds a bachelor's degree in Hotel and Catering Management from the Hotelfachschule Dr. Robert Eckert in Germany.

Outrigger Hospitality Group

For more than 70 years, Outrigger Hospitality Group has charted a journey of discovery – expanding from Hawaii to premier resort destinations in Fiji, Thailand, Guam, Mauritius and the Maldives. The privately held hospitality company currently operates and/or has in development 38 properties with approximately 6,500 rooms – inviting guests to ‘Escape Ordinary’ with authentic Signature Experiences and the Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program.
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