Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines announces the appointment of Dave Junker as the new general manager of Boracay island’s premier luxury resort.
A Luxembourg national, Mr. Junker is a seasoned hotelier with close to two decades in the hospitality industry. Before joining Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines, his recent appointment was at Shangri-La Hotel at the Fort, Manila. He was also assigned at other Shangri-La hotels in Southeast Asia, including Sule Shangri‑La, Yangon in Myanmar, Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai and Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok in Thailand and Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu in the Philippines. Prior to joining Shangri-La, Mr. Junker had also been stationed in other parts of Europe and Asia, including at luxury hotels in the U.K., U.S., India and the U.A.E.
“It’s a pleasure for me to be part of this award-winning resort. Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa is one of the known luxury hotels, not just in the Philippines, but also across the region. Boracay continues to be hailed as one of the world’s best islands, and I’m certain that the interest for the destination will only keep growing, especially after the successful rehabilitation,” Mr. Junker said. “I’m also delighted to lead a passionate team known for their signature Filipino hospitality and Shangri-La brand of service.”