Minor Hotels has appointed James Hewitson as the new cluster general manager of the iconic Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas and Anantara Vacation Club Phuket.

Hewitson’s journey with Minor began in 2010, rising through the ranks in leadership roles and playing a pivotal part in the success of every property he has held a position in. Hewitson has travelled widely over the course of his career in Minor’s destinations and luxury hotel products; starting in Koh Samui Thailand and then onto one of the company’s flagship properties in Dubai with the Anantara Dubai The Palm in the UAE. He was also general manager task force at Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas. Plus he oversaw the pre-opening of Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara.