Monday, 13 August 2012
Greg Williams General Manager Song Saa Private Island
Source = e-Travel Blackboard: Kate Webster
Mr Greg Williams is the new general manager at Song Saa Private Island in Cambodia. Described by his team as a “great Aussie Bloke", Greg comes most recently from his role as the general manager at Alilia Sothea, another hotel in Cambodia. He has a wealth of island experience including general manager of Alila Villas Hadahaa in the Maldives and prior to that, general manager of Island Hideaway Maldives. He has also run private islands in Australia (Bedarra) and Fiji (Royal Davui and Laucala. e-Travel Blackboard took some time to talk to Greg about sunrise over Mount Everest, staff equality and island life.
What drew you to work in the travel industry?
I became a functions porter directly after school to save money to travel and after extensive travel I got the best of both worlds enjoying new places and exciting jobs in different environments
What do you like most about your job?
Mentoring staff of all nationalities, learning about new cultures and meeting a very diverse range of guests
Sir Richard Branson
Equality for all staff of all nationalities
Tibet and Hike to K2 in Pakistan
Sunrise over Mount Everest from the summit of Mera Peak Nepal
Camera, Ipad, Noise canceling headphones
Keith Richards on a tour of Jamaica
The camaraderie of the team, and no day is ever the same
Missing watching live bands on tour