HCMC – Grand Mercure Danang has welcomed David Coyle as the new general manager, with over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry from four-to five-star hotels and resorts in Australia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Originally from New Zealand, Coyle started his career in hotels in 1992 in the Whitsunday Islands on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia, as a bellboy. He spent several years working in all hotel operations departments before moving into sales and marketing, eventually holding senior roles with Intercontinental and Hyatt hotel groups.
He first ventured to Vietnam in 2012 as the general manager of the Swiss-Bel Golden Sand Resort & Spa in Hoi An and as Owners Representative for the sister property in Tamky, which opened as the Sheraton Grand Resort and Villas.
His most recent position before joining the family of Grand Mercure Danang was as cluster general manager for four Accor resorts in Phuket, Thailand, including the Novotel and Swissotel brands.