Stephan Moonen appointed General Manager for Avani+ Khao Lak Resort

Stephan Moonen has been appointed as General Manager for Avani+ Khao Lak Resort. Scheduled to open in late 2020, the brand new Avani+ Khao Lak Resort will offer 328-keys and direct access to the pristine beaches of Khao Lak, just north of Phuket.

Stephan brings 15 years’ experience within the hospitality industry, beginning his hospitality career with a degree from The Hotel Management School Maastricht, The Netherlands. After graduating, Stephan was appointed Assistant Hotel Manager at the luxury hotel and Michelin star awarded ‘de Echoput’ before joining the Intercontinental Hotels Group. In 2011, Stephan began a nine year journey with Marriott International in the United Kingdom, undertaking senior leadership roles at the Edinburgh Marriott and the Residence Inn Edinburgh followed by a transfer to London to work at The London Marriott Hotel and Executive Apartments Canary Wharf. During this time Stephan also supported other prestigious hotels such as Ritz-Carlton Riyadh in Saudi Arabia and St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London in taskforce assignments, his most recent role was as General Manager at the London Marriott Park Lane.

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