BANGKOK – February 19, 2018 – Murray Aitken has been named general manager of Six Senses Duxton and Six Senses Maxwell. The premiere of the two Singapore properties marks the group’s entry into city locations. Six Senses Duxton with 49 guest rooms and suites will open on April 15, followed by Six Senses Maxwell with 120 rooms and suites three months later.
Murray began his career in 1991 after graduating with an international diploma in Hotel Management from the Hotel School of South Africa. Over the last two decades he has worked in a number of countries including South Africa, Puerto Rico, British Virgin Islands, West Indies, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore with prestigious hospitality brands including Rosewood, Swissotel, Regent Hotels and Resorts, Raffles Hotels and Resorts and ONYX Hospitality. More recently Murray has been running his own hospitality company based in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
As a South African, with Scottish and Dutch heritage, Murray enjoys everything hotel and travel related, with a deep passion for food and beverage. “I am delighted to join the Six Senses family and also to return to Singapore. Managing these two gorgeous hotels that are minutes apart offers our team the opportunity to create rich experiences and content that celebrate the offerings of each hotel along with everything the vibrant neighbourhood has to offer,” said Murray.
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas operates 11 resorts and 28 spas in 20 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas. Aggressive development plans will triple the portfolio over the next five years with resort, hotel and spa openings underway in Austria, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia and United States.
Six Senses operates resorts in far-flung locations of incredible natural beauty known for their distinctive and diverse design personalities. Each of the nine properties is supported by a leadership commitment to community, sustainability, wellness and design. Six Senses hotels which share the same vision and values found at their award-winning resorts will premiere in urban locations in 2019.
Six Senses Spas offers a wide range of holistic wellness, rejuvenation and beauty treatments administered under the guidance of expert therapists. Six Senses Spas are located in all Six Senses and Evason resorts; 17 additional standalone spas are located in prestigious hotels and resorts as well as the premier class lounges of two major airports.
Evason introduces a collection of two unique resorts that follow the Six Senses philosophy of uncompromised responsibility to sustainability and to the community. Family friendly, these properties also provide a strong value focus while offering a vast array of guest services and personal attention.
For further information, please contact:
|Benjawan Sudhikam (Ms.)
Director of Public Relations & Communications
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
T +66 2 631 9781
M +66 8 181 38234