Joni Aker has been appointed as general manager of Treeline Urban Resort, the first managed property under Bangkok-based Hospitality Management and Development Asia.
The New Zealander has extensive management experience in operations across a wide range of fields, including the luxury hospitality sector. She was most recently the cruise director for Aqua Expeditions operating on the Mekong between Cambodia and Vietnam, and on the Amazon in Peru.
Located on the banks of the Siem Reap River, Treeline Urban Resort will have 48 keys comprising 36 rooms and 12 suites, together with culinary outlets, a rooftop pool and bar. It will open November 1, 2018.