Amora Hotels and Resorts strengthens management team in Brisbane and Melbourne

Amora Hotels and Resorts strengthens management team in Brisbane and Melbourne
Edited by Travel Weekly

    Amora Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of two seasons hospitality professionals to lead key properties in Brisbane and Melbourne.

    Rob Unson has been appointed general manager of Amora Hotel Brisbane, bringing his wealth of expertise to this new role. His career began in 1994 at the Ritz-Carlton New York, and for 30 years he has taken on notable management roles at leading hotel chains.

    He has continuously elevated guest experiences and operational standards in his previous roles. Unson was previously the hjotel general manager at TFE Hotels where he led The Calile Hotel Brisbane to achieve worldwide recognition and accolades.

    “After six months following the renovation and opening of Amora Brisbane, the market’s response has been very strong and I am looking forward to establishing the hotel as the top five-star business hotel in Brisbane as the brand strengthens its reputation across the country,” Unson said.

    Rahul Dangwal assumes the role of hotel manager at the Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne. He brings more than 14 years of hospitality experience to the role, having held senior management roles with companies such as Standford Hotels and Resorts, TFE Hotels, and Accor’s Art Series brand.

    His vision for the hotel includes overseeing a significant expansion project aimed at enhancing the hotel’s offerings and maintaining its reputation as a premier destination in Melbourne.

    “We are confident that Rob and Rahul will both play pivotal roles in driving our hotels forward,” owner and director of Amora Hotels & Resorts, Earp Siriphatrawan, said.

    “Their combined expertise and dedication to excellence will further strengthen Amora Hotels & Resorts’ commitment to delivering exceptional hospitality.”

    Feature image: (left) Rob Unson general manager Amora Hotel Brisbane and (right) Rahul Dangwal Hotel Manager Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne.

    Latest News

    • Aviation
    • News

    UPDATE: Crash compensation unlikely, says head of digital disruption payment system

    Southern Cross Travel Insurance says it will be covering claimable losses caused by the Crowdstrike global network outage event, despite its own operations not being affected. “We will be covering claimable losses caused by this event, provided all other conditions and criteria for cover are met (and subject to any limits, sub-limits and/or any exclusions […]

    • Food & Beverage

    Exciting culinary experiences across Asia

    Here is a look at some exciting experiences across Asia to enhance traveller vacations in iconic cities across the continent. The Mai Restaurant at Meliá Chiang Mai Located on the 21st floor of the iconic hotel, the Mai Restaurant has launched a Thai-inspired afternoon tea for two that pays tribute to the Baan Tawai Wood […]

    • Regional
    • Tour Operators

    On Foot Holidays launches Ligurian Hills hiking tour promotion

    Australians can explore Italy’s Ligurian Hills on foot on a self-guided, inn-to-inn hike with Onn Foot Holidays new promotional rates. Liguria is a coastal region in north-western Italy near the French border, known for its mountains, rolling hills and seaside ports. On Foot Holidays’ seven-night holiday begins with two days of walking through vineyards and […]

    • Products

    Mandarin Oriental takes a dive into swimwear with $360 board shorts

    If you were inspired by The Inspired Unemployed’s Liam Moore limited-edition pair of Budgy Smugglers but want a bit more coverage, then here’s your chance. The Orlebar Brown brand has introduced an original design of the Bulldog swim short for Mandarin Oriental hotels – yours for a snip at US$242.25 (AU$360). They have been “designed […]

    • Health & Wellness
    • Luxury

    Trisara showcases sustainable dining via wellspring program

    Phuket-based resort Trisara is transporting guests from resort to farm to table then back again courtesy of a new limited-time program, Wellspring. The package is a collaboration with Tri Vananda, a US$182 million (AU $270 million) wellness community in northern Phuket, conceived by Montara Hospitality Group, the owners of Trisara. In addition to entitling guests […]

    • Aviation

    Emirates SkyCargo expands fleet with five Boeing 777 freighters

    Emirates SkyCargo announced an investment of US$1 billion (AU$1.484b) to expand its fleet with an order of five new Boeing 777 freighters. The investment follows a strong performance in the first quarter of the 2024/25 financial year. Emirates SkyCargo expects the new freighters to increase its capacity by 30 per cent. The increase enables the […]

    • Events
    • Tour Operators

    ITE HCMC 2024 focuses on sustainable tourism for creating a future

    The 18th annual International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) will take place from 5 to 7 September at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center. Under the theme “Responsible Travel, Creating Future”, the expo will highlight its dedication to promoting sustainable tourism practices and showcasing innovative tourism products and services to meet rigorous […]