Hyatt Regency Hua Hin and THE BARAI are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Christian Wurm as General Manager. At this luxurious beachfront resort with a 315-metre stretch of sandy beach located in the royal city of Thailand, Mr. Wurm’s responsibilities will include strategic direction, managing the hotel’s day-to-day operations of the 213-room property, which also includes the award-winning residential spa, THE BARAI – all to ensure that the guests have best hospitality experiences.
A Neustadt/Weinstrasse, Germany-born citizen, Mr. Wurm brings with him many years of experience working in luxury hotels across various regions, including Four Seasons Resort Maldives, Raffles Resort Canouan Island and Burj Al Arab. In 2008, he began his career at Hyatt as Executive Assistant Manager at Park Hyatt Sydney and was appointed General Manager of Park Hyatt Chennai in 2013. With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Wurm aims to use his expertise to further strengthen the overall performance of Hyatt Regency Hua Hin and THE BARAI.
Mr. Christian Wurm
General Manager of Hyatt Regency Hua Hin and THE BARAI
“I am delighted to be back in the ‘Land of Smiles’ country and working in the charming city of Hua Hin after visiting Thailand many times during the last few years. I feel very fortunate to be given the opportunity to work in this beautiful city and lead the warmhearted team at Hyatt Regency Hua Hin to continue the ongoing success of this leading and well-established resort in Hua Hin”, remarked Mr. Christian Wurm on his impressions of his new role and new home.
“With the great increase of tourists around the world visiting Hua Hin every year, I am confident that Hua Hin has a promising future and will continually grow internationally in wider markets”, added Mr. Wurm.
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Mr. Christian Wurm currently resides in Hua Hin with his wife, Priya, and two beautiful daughters, Leah (10 years old) and Anya (7 years old). The culinary arts have always been his passion. He commenced his career as a chef and worked for several restaurants, including Alt Luxemburg, which is Berlin’s selected Michelin one-star address. A graduate in economics from the Hotel Management School in Berlin, Mr. Wurm also has a certificate in Strategic Hotel Management from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.