Mr. Christandl will commence his role as of 16th November 2009 and joins Sheraton Grande Laguna from Sheraton Miramar Resort, Egypt where he also held the position of General Manager. Having previous also worked in Thailand, Mr. Christandl brings with him a wealth of international hotel management experience, combined with cross cultural expertise.

Mr. Christandl will report to Wayne Buckingham, Regional Vice President, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia for Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

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Surrounded by tranquil lagoons and facing the Andaman Sea, Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket offers a range of luxuriously appointed rooms and villas, eight dining and entertainment outlets and an abundance of recreational activities, including a 323m swimming pool and floodlit tennis courts. A twenty minute drive from Phuket's International Airport, the resort is also part of Laguna Phuket, Asia's finest destination resort.