Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa today announced the appointment of Markus Kaliss as General Manager. With more than 20 years management experience including in Operations, Revenue Management, and Business Development, Mr. Markus brings to the island’s largest resort a wealth of international hotel management experience. Under his leadership, he will oversee all aspects of the resort’s development and operation leading Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa team to deliver the highest standards of warm hospitality that the brand is well known for, as well as giving back to the community and society in which the business operates.
Before his move to at Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, Mr. Markus was the General Manager for Doubletree by Hilton Jakarta Diponegoro in Indonesia and Doubletree by Hilton Wuxi Lingshan in China. Under his leadership at both properties; the hotels clearly achieved significant results. With proven success, Markus received several awards including Doubletree by Hilton Outstanding Achievement Award 2013 and Doubletree by Hilton Community CARE Award 2013. Prior to his role as General Manager, Mr. Markus also has extensive experience in serving as Director of Business Development at Hilton Petaling Jaya in Malaysia, Director of Operations at Hilton Hefei in China and Acting Resident Manager and Revenue Manager at Conrad Maldives. Originally from Germany, Mr. Markus spent the last 18 years working within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio. With proven experience within the industry from different cultures, he has built up profound knowledge and understanding within this field.
Markus Kaliss, General Manager, said “I am very excited working finally in Thailand. Having worked in Asia in several countries for many years, a move to Thailand was always a dream”
Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, therefore, would like to extend the warmest Welcome to Mr. Markus and his family to our beautiful resort.