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Franck Seguin Appointed as General Manager of Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort

August 31, 2017

Franck Seguin Appointed as General Manager of Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort

BEL OMBRE, MAURITIUSOutrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Franck Seguin general manager of the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort, effective Sept. 1, 2017.

He will report to Outrigger president and CEO Scott Dalecio.

Seguin brings to Outrigger more than 20 years of experience in hospitality, including senior resort management roles in the Indian Ocean, the Caribbean and North Africa.

Most recently, he was general manager of the Banyan Tree Takamaka in the Seychelles. Seguin also knows Mauritius well, having been general manager of the Angsana Balaclava, a five-star suites and villas property, and the Intercontinental Balaclava, a 210-room hotel – both in Mauritius.

Apart from his native French, Seguin speaks English and conversational Spanish. He has a bachelor’s degree in hotel and tourism management from the Vatel Business School in Lyon, France.

“It’s my pleasure to welcome Franck to Outrigger,” said Dalecio. “With his in-depth Indian Ocean knowledge and international hotel experience, Franck will help us grow the already acclaimed reputation of the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort.”

 

ABOUT THE OUTRIGGER MAURITIUS BEACH RESORT
Opened in April 2014, the stunning deluxe property with 181 sea-facing rooms offers a breathtaking beachfront location alongside the turquoise lagoons of the Indian Ocean. Nestled in the nature reserve of Bel Ombre, 45 minutes from the airport, the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort blends the needs of the most sophisticated traveller with the charm and tradition of an early 18th century Mauritian sugar cane plantation. The resort features the locally renowned Plantation Club — famed for its Mauritian dining – a wide choice of relaxed dining outlets, a kids’ club, Navasana Spa (with hammam), and many watersports (including kite surfing). Visit Outrigger.com


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Outrigger.com Wins Best Hotel/Resort Website Award

October 27, 2016

Outrigger.com Wins Best Hotel/Resort Website Award

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger.com has won the Best Hotel/Resort Website Award at the Travelmole Asia Pacific Web Awards 2016.

The newly designed Outrigger.com wowed travel industry voters with its visually strong, highly customer-focused interface. Outrigger.com provides travelers with continually refreshed information, opportunities to interact one-on-one with Outrigger, and encourages sharing of experiences on social media.

Mark Simmons the Outrigger VP Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific received the award at the Travelmole Asia Pacific Web Awards ceremony 20 October 2016 during the ITB Asia travel show in Singapore.

Since launching in May 2016 mobile page views on Outrigger.com have increased by more than 30%. “This suggest that people are finding the new responsive site more user-friendly. They are definitely spending more time researching on it, which has led to a significant increase in mobile bookings,” said Outrigger Enterprises Group, Senior VP for Global Distribution, Dan Wacksman, who led the team that conceived and implemented the new Outrigger.com.

Wacksman described the new Outrigger.com as “visually evocative and very practical, allowing guests to be digitally immersed in our hotels and resorts, while at the same time ensuring an easy and seamless booking process”.

Beautiful photography and real-time data such as date/time, weather updates and a social media feed, all help to ensure guests get a real feel for Outrigger hotels and resorts, he said.

The Travelmole Asia Pacific Awards 2016, recognize excellence of travel industry vendors, destinations, resellers, technology and payment solution providers, whose websites, ecommerce, social media, mobile and IT deployment represent the ‘best of the best’ in the region, said the organiser.

Travelmole’s 75,000 Asia Pacific travel industry members and subscribers all had the chance to vote for companies of their choice in any of the 14 award categories. An expert panel of judges then selected the shortlist, from which Travelmole members and subscribers voted online to determine the winners.

Thailand’s Idyllic Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort

March 14, 2012

Thailand’s Idyllic Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort and Spa Now Bookable on Outrigger.com

PHUKET, 8 March 2012 – Tourists and travel industry professionals can now research and book holidays at Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort and Spa in southern Thailand on the Outrigger website, outrigger.com.

Outrigger assumed full sales and marketing responsibility for the resort in November 2011 and will have complete operational control by November 1, 2012, when the absolute beachfront property will become the Outrigger Phi Phi Island Resort and Spa.

“The property is known among repeat guests for its wonderful setting and service,” said General Manager Chao Treenawongse. “We are currently in the process of adding an additional 38 villas, as well as making some improvements to the facilities and procedures so that we will be consistent with Outrigger’s brand standards by November 2012,” he said.

Numerous informative pages about the Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort and Spa on http://www.outrigger.com give online visitors detailed information on room types, the four onsite restaurant and bars, the current Wana Spa, traditional Thai and western weddings, dive centre tours, travel deals and how to get there. Evocative pictures show a perfect tropical island beach setting with dramatic views beyond powder white sand and coconut palms to distant islands.

The all-villa and deluxe bungalow resort pages make it easy to check availability and book stays. The new website zone contains special promotion rates. For example, Phi Phi Island Village Best Rates apply until March 31, 2013 and range from THB6,000 (US$200) for a superior bungalow to THB18,000 (US$600) for a beachfront junior suite and THB21,200 (US$706) for a hillside pool villa. The rates are subject to 18.7% service tax and charges and are per room for two people sharing and include American buffet breakfast for two.

Bookings made 30 days before arrival for stays of a minimum of three nights between 1 April and 30 September 2012 receive a complimentary set lunch for two.

For information and bookings, visit the new Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort and Spa zone on the Outrigger website. Or tel: (+66) 75 628 900. Email: rsvn01@ppisland.com.

About Outrigger Enterprises Group
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging and hospitality companies in the Asia Pacific and Oceania regions and continues to expand its presence throughout the area. A family-owned company with more than 60 years of hospitality experience, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded line of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Hotels & Resorts, OHANA® Hotels & Resorts, Outrigger Condominium Collection®, Embassy Suites®, Best Western®, Courtyard® by Marriott, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership®. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 47 properties with more than 11,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Bali; Thailand; Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. Outrigger Enterprises Group also operates and develops hotel properties and hospitality-related retail and real estate opportunities for partners in Hawaii, the Pacific, the mainland USA and Asia. For on-line information, log on at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific
Ste 105-108, Plaza Del Mar, No. 1 Pasak-Koktanod Rd
Cherngtalay Sub-Dist., Thalang District
Phuket Province, 83110 Thailand
Tel: (+66) 76 318 230
Fax: (+66) 76 318 232
Email:laguna@outrigger.co.th

Media Contact, Asia
Ken Scott
ScottAsia Communications
Mobile: (+66) 81 931 2753
Email: ken@scottasia.net
Anchalee Sriwongsa
ScottAsia Communications
Tel: (+66) 2 860 8227
Email: ann@scottasia.net

Nancy Daniels, APR, Director of PR, Corporate head office
Outrigger Enterprises Group
Phone: +1 808 921 6839
Email: nancy.daniels@outrigger.com


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