As Fusion continues to expand its reach throughout Vietnam, the hotel group has made a trio of management appointments in several of its key properties.
Marc Bittner becomes Fusion Hotel Group Director of Operations and General Manager of Fusion Original Saigon Centre: Fusion Hotel Group’s new Director of Operations and General Manager of Fusion Original Saigon Centre embodies the company’s spirit of vitality. The Canadian & French citizen has over a decade of experience working in some of Asia’s most luxurious hotels, including Fusion’s Maia Resort Quy Nhon, where he joined as the pre-opening General Manager in 2019.
With a career that has had him living around Asia and North America, Marc speaks multiple languages in addition to his native tongues, English and French. Prior to joining Fusion, he was General Manager of a luxury resort in Indonesia. He has a strong background in food & beverage, having started his hospitality career as a sommelier and holding positions as head sommelier, beverage manager, and director of food & beverage.
“With his prior Fusion experience, Marc brings with him a solid knowledge of our business, brand, and corporate office as he steps into the role of director of operations,” said Peter Meyer, CEO of Lodgis and Fusion Hotel Group. “In addition to his broad range of experience throughout Asia will be an asset as he helps set Fusion’s strategy and streamlines business operations.”
Fusion appoints Juliana Liew as General Manager of Fusion Suites Vung Tau: Juliana Liew steps into her third General Manager role as she makes the move from Fusion Suites Saigon to the coastal city of Vung Tau, where she will be managing the brand’s flagship Fusion Suites property. Originally from Malaysia, Juliana has held key management positions in her home and Mauritius before relocating to Vietnam in 2017. With a strong background in Sales and Marketing, she will be instrumental in successfully driving results and elevating property performance while playing a pivotal role in achieving operational excellence and delivering outstanding guest experiences.
“Juliana is an asset to the Fusion team having expertly navigated Fusion Suites Saigon through the pandemic,” said Peter Meyer, CEO of Lodgis and Fusion Hotel Group. “In this new role, she will have the opportunity to flex her skills in this popular oceanside destination.”
Fusion appoints Jakub Sippl as General Manager of Maia Resort Quy Nhon: A seasoned hospitality professional with a wealth of food & beverage and management experience has joined the Fusion team to lead the group’s inaugural culinary-focused property, Maia Resort Quy Nhon. Jakub Sippl, the Czech-native began his career in the restaurant industry nearly two decades ago on the island of Malta before pursuing a hospitality career that has brought him to the Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Vietnam where he has most recently based in Phu Quoc.
“Jakub brings to his new role a strong background in food & beverage management, as well experience in managing of large-scale events and luxury properties,” said Peter Meyer, CEO of Lodgis and Fusion Hotel Group. “As General Manager of Maia Resort Quy Nhon, Jakub’s expertise will play an important role in elevating Maia’s culinary-focused programs and services to new heights.”
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Fusion is a leader of wellness-inspired hospitality brands in Vietnam, managing 22 properties in Vietnam and Thailand with regional expansion plans.
|A WELLNESS GETAWAY: Showcasing some of Vietnam’s most idyllic beaches, Fusion Resort is the epitome of a relaxing beach getaway. Sophisticated accommodations with all-spa inclusive therapies, and breakfast anywhere, anytime, served by a team of Fusionistas.|
|REJUVENATE YOUR MIND AND SOUL: Creating the next level in rejuvenation escapes, Fusion Retreats specialises in providing sanctuaries to support both the mind and soul. With a deeper focus on wellness and wellbeing, guests experience recovery and indulgent programmes that include meditation and medical treatments to support their specific needs. Whether it be stress-recovery to detoxification. All treatments are tailor-made to ensure revitalisation and revival.|
|A PLACE FOR THE DARING: No two are alike! Each select property represents the brand with its own individual design and services – original thinking leading to original experiences. Fusion Original are unique and have bold styles for the discerning traveler. Set in prime locations in Vietnam’s city centres, guests enjoy creative and unexpected spaces along with Fusion’s signature high-quality services.|
|BRANDED RESIDENCES by fusion: Fusion Homes’ branded residences elevate developments to an exclusive offering, infusing character & uniqueness through iconic designs and special character.|
|URBAN RETREAT: Fusion Suites combines urban locations with a resort experience in the city. With spa or reflexology treatments, breakfast anywhere, anytime options and Fusionistas bespoke service, Fusion Suites provides guests a real retreat from the city.|
|A CULINARY ADVENTURE: A focus on culinary experience in special destinations. Maia Resorts offer getaways, filled with exceptional culinary journeys along with bespoke spa treatments. Whilst surrounded by coastal landscapes, guests are exposed to regional and thoughtfully crafted cuisine with local touches and the freshest ingredients.|
|A TOUCH OF THE INDIVIDUAL: Located in idyllic destinations in Fusion’s collection, comes original resort and urban experiences with their own feel to fit their surroundings, Hotels by fusion offer truly one-of-a-kind experiences with accommodation and facilities under the management of Fusion Hotel Group.|
|BUSINESS WITH HOME COMFORTS: Designed with the business traveller in mind, HIIVE provides comfortable accommodation for both long and short-term business travellers. Situated around industrial and logistics hubs, each hotel is created for commercial guests to be productive while also enjoying well-deserved home touches.|
|COMFORTABLE MIDSCALE IN PRIME LOCALES: GLOW Hotels & Resorts is for travellers seeking comfortable and affordable accommodation. Enjoy a simple brand with core services at an attractive price point – without compromising on service or standards. Unique properties in exciting urban locations or exclusive seaside destinations. Don’t just live, GLOW!|