Fusion Appoints New General Manager at Fusion Resort Phu Quoc
Industry vet Peter Neto has signed up for a second tour with wellness-inspired hospitality group, Fusion, and for another stint in the emerging tourist destination of Phu Quoc, Vietnam.
Neto’s most recent role was as GM of The Taaras Beach & Spa Resort in Malaysia but the Portuguese-native, who grew up in Canada, managed Cassia Cottage Resort on Phu Quoc from 2016 to 2017. He has held a special affinity for the island and the people since.
“I always felt that the native Phu Quoc residents and Vietnamese workers from the mainland, along with people from overseas, myself included, formed a special bond on the island,” said Neto. “It’s still a small community and we are all working together towards making Phu Quoc an island destination that will be renowned around the world.”
For him, it’s not just a return to the island – it’s a return to the hotel group. From 2014 to 2015 he was GM of Alma Oasis Long Hai, then a Fusion-managed seaside property near Ho Chi Minh City.
“I rejoined Fusion because my philosophy as a hotelier is in line with that of the company,” he added. “Having lived in Phu Quoc just two years ago, and witnessing the ‘birth’ of Fusion Resort Phu Quoc, I felt this was one property I wanted to take to the next level with the amazing team we have onboard.”
Neto’s career in hospitality began over 20 years ago, having started out as a guest services manager in Canada before taking on key roles in housekeeping and front-of-house & rooms in the UK, Bahrain, and in various countries throughout Asia with groups such as Rocco Forte Hotels and The Ritz-Carlton. Between 2011 and 2013, Neto managed Tanjong Jara Resort and Gaya Island Resort for YTL Hotels in Malaysia.
He joins Fusion’s Phu Quoc team shortly after an expansion project at the all-pool-villa property. Thirty-three villas were added to the collection of 97 coastal-inspired abodes. The Maia Spa & Wellness facility also added six treatment rooms to its inventory of 20. A new Kids Club, Beach Bar, and multi-purpose function space opened up in recent months.
For more information please visit fusionresorts.com/fusionresortphuquoc
● Fusion Resort Phu Quoc, Vung Bau Bay , Cua Can village,
Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province, Vietnam
● Phone: +84 (0) 297 3690 000
● Email: [email protected]
WHERE OTHERS FOLLOW, FUSION LEADS
Since its launch in 2008, Fusion has become a leading innovator of wellness-inspired hotels and resorts and is now the only fully vertically integrated hospitality company in Southeast Asia. Under one roof, Fusion conceptualizes, designs, builds and manages beachside resorts and city hotels through its uniquely branded hospitality concepts. Fusion has opened five resorts and hotels in Vietnam so far, with a team now boasting more than 1,800 employees, including 300 spa specialists. At present, guests can experience Fusion’s original “all-spa inclusive” concept, and “breakfast anytime, anywhere” service, along with their inventive approach to the hospitality sector, in Da Nang, Cam Ranh, Ho Chi Minh City, and Phu Quoc. The Fusion catalog of brands currently includes:
Fusion Resorts: Where contemporary original design meets traditional Vietnamese charm. Home to Fusion’s unique “all-spa inclusive” service, Fusion Resorts fully embrace the combination of ultimate wellness with a rejuvenating and down-to-earth lifestyle, all in natural, picturesque surroundings.
Fusion Suites: As well-located city hotels in key business and tourism hubs, Fusion Suites redefines holistic living and brings a wellness-inspired vacation experience to today’s urban adventurers. As 21st-century city life continues to accelerate, Fusion Suites aim to bring balance and harmony to the urban jungle through healthy and nutritious food and drink options, daily spa journeys included in the room rate, and original and rejuvenating interior design.
Fusion Originals: The individually branded Originals do not share a consistent style. Instead, Fusion tailors each hotel to evoke the life and times of a pioneering artist, inventor, scientist, or social leader. Originals aim to provide fun, fresh, and 100% unique hotel concept each and every time.
For more information visit fusionresorts.com
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