In an admirable career of 36 years in the hospitality industry, Pieter De Weerd – a passionate global hotelier, has spent 32 years managing hotels for Accor. At the age of 30, he became the youngest Accor General Manager in Africa. Spending his next 18 years in Belgium and Japan, Pieter gained the trust of Accor to open, develop and operate many brands of this leading international hotel group. From 2013 to 2017, Pieter De Weerd managed Pullman Hanoi Hotel and oversaw other 6 properties as the Accor General Manager in Northern Vietnam. His journey continued at Pullman Yangon in Myanmar prior to his coming back to Vietnam for the launch of the new flagship, Pullman Phu Quoc Beach Resort.
“When I had the opportunity to return to Vietnam and develop Pullman Phu Quoc Beach Resort, I seized it immediately. This island is fantastic with its beautiful mix of nature and sea, tasty local cuisine, flawless beaches, exciting sights and cheerful, hard-working folks” he shared.
Believing that developing a competent and motivated team is the prerequisite to lead the resort to success, Pieter puts great emphasis on the core value of hospitality, the personal factor towards guests, staff and partners in Pullman Phu Quoc Beach Resort. With the extensive experience and ultimate passion of Pieter De Weerd, Pullman Phu Quoc Beach Resort is promised to provide quality service and value in the future.