One&Only Resorts has announced the appointment of established industry leader Scott Williams as General Manager, One&Only Hayman Island in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, effective immediately.
Scott Williams will be responsible for the entire operation of the award-winning One&Only Hayman Island and its continued strategic development. Mr. Williams will report to Philippe Zuber, President/Chief Operating Officer, One&Only Resorts.
“I am thrilled to have Scott join One&Only Resorts at this exciting time of growth,” commented Philippe Zuber, President and Chief Operating Officer, One&Only Resorts. “Australia is extremely important to us, as we continue to develop our brand in the region. Scott’s recognised leadership in hotels and resorts and focus on customer experience and product quality will raise the bar even higher for our guests’ experiences. Scott is an excellent addition to the One&Only team and I look forward to working with him as we continue to deliver on the One&Only mission.”
Mr. Williams joins One&Only with over 13 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region. He started his career in 2003 at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne in Australia where he worked until he was promoted as Acting General Manager/Hotel Manager at the Crowne Plaza Fudan in Shanghai, China. He continued to develop within IHG, with further roles in Shandong and Beijing.
In 2010, Mr. Williams moved to InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, leading the Team to over 10 awards. He significantly improved the guest experience at the resort and played an instrumental role with the community, expanding the School Community Fund and developing the SanaSana Village Hospitality Academy. Most recently, Scott was General Manager of InterContinental Wuhan where he also oversaw the Wuhan International Convention Center.