Nigel Fisher, an Australian national with 37 years’ experience in
luxury hotel management across Asia Pacific, has been appointed general
manager of Banyan Tree Krabi.
Remko Kroesen, the area general manager for Banyan Tree Samui and
Banyan Tree Krabi, describing Fisher as "a seasoned professional with a
passion for Asian culture and a strong command of Asian values".
After graduating from Switzerland’s École hôtelière de Lausanne in
1985, Fisher returned to Australia where he spent the next 15 years at
Hyatt International Hotels. In the 2000s, he became the resident manager
at the Four Seasons Sydney and at the Great Barrier Reef’s Hayman
Island, before taking on the role of general manager at leading hotels
in Malaysia and the Philippines.
Joining Banyan Tree in 2015, he began his first post at Banyan Tree
Huangshan in China and soon stepped up as area general manager for
Lijiang and Ringha. Fisher oversaw the opening of the Angsana Penang,
before moving across the border to southern Thailand to take up his
Banyan Tree Krabi recently launched in October 2020 on the on secluded Tubkaek Beach with 72 pool suites and villas.