By The Nation
Experienced in leading some of the top hospitality brands and businesses in Thailand and around the world, Lucas will oversee rapidly expanding Habitat Hospitality, a subsidiary of award-winning premium property-for-investment developer, Habitat Group, the company said.
Having previously held positions at BHMA, Boutique Corporation and Destination Properties, and asset-managed properties for Accor, Starwood, Hilton and more, Lucas comes to Habitat Hospitality from Cross Hotels and Resorts where as CEO he led the company through a period of exponential growth, the company said.
Lucas will oversee current operations, new resort openings and future additions to the company's pipeline, as well as ensure a healthy return on investment for investors, the company added.
With a strong presence on Thailand's east coast, current Habitat Hospitality resorts include X2 Pattaya Oceanphere, X2 Vibe Pattaya Seaphere and The Ville Jomtien Pool Villa. Resorts in the pipeline include Best Western Premier Bayphere Pattaya, BluPhere Pattaya Managed By BW Premier Collection, Wyndham Atlas Wongamat Pattaya, and Ramada By Wyndham Mira North Pattaya.