Cambodian island resort names GM

PHNOM PENH, 11 October 2019: Alila Villas Koh Russey on Cambodia’s so-called coastal ‘Riveria’ has appointed Teddy Susanto Wiryawan as general manager effective 1 October.

He brings to the island over 20 years of experience in five-star hotels, including COMO Hotels & Resorts, Ritz Carlton, Grand Hyatt and Shangri-La.

His career has taken him to a variety of city and resort destinations, including his home island of Bali, Bhutan, Bangkok, Dubai, Singapore and London.

Teddy joins Alila Villas Koh Russey from his most recent role as general manager of Alila Jakarta. He helms Alila’s first resort in Cambodia comprising 50 pavilions and 13 villas.

Koh Russey or Bamboo Island is one of a group of small islands in the Gulf of Thailand, located about 4.5 km off the coast of Sihanoukville in southern Cambodia. The ferry ride and car transfer to the airport take around one hour.

When it opened in November 2018, rates were set at USD375 a night.