People On The MoveNigel Fisher will oversee luxury the 72-key resort in southern Thailand.

New GM takes reins at Banyan Tree Krabi

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Nigel Fisher oversaw the opening of the Angsana Penang before moving to Thailand to become the general manager of Banyan Tree Krabi.
Nigel Fisher oversaw the opening of the Angsana Penang before moving to Thailand to become the general manager of Banyan Tree Krabi.

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 current role.

Banyan Tree Krabi recently launched in October 2020 on the on secluded Tubkaek Beach with 72 pool suites and villas.

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