French national Philippe Cavory has been appointed to the helm of The Anam. He joins the resort on Vietnam's Cam Ranh peninsula as general manager after four years with YTL Hotels, during which he oversaw a collection of five-star resorts in Malaysia as area general manager.
Cavory’s experience includes time with Cheval Blanc Randheli and Soneva Fushi in the Maldives, Banyan Tree properties in the Maldives, Morocco and Laos, and at LUX Grand Gaube in Mauritius. In addition to Asia and Africa, his career has taken him across Europe and to the United States. Along with hotel management, he has substantial experience with hotel openings and renovations.
After starting out with hotel management studies at the École Hôtelière du Comte de Nice, Cavory conducted further study with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust based in London. He became a sommelier based in Miami with Royal Caribbean Cruises and then an F&B consultant for the Eastern and Oriental Express in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, before rising through the ranks at various luxury hotels.
The Anam has 77 villas and 136 rooms and suites, plus a fine dining grill, an all-day dining restaurant, a Vietnamese restaurant and bar and a classical bar. Additional amenities include beach club, 10 treatment-room spa, 3-D movie theatre, three swimming pools, recreation and fitness center, kids club, putting green and more.