With abundant wealth of experience in various leadership roles spanning almost 40 years with prominent hotels and resorts in the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and the United States, makes Brian Connelly the ideal successor for the Philippines’ only premier 5-star family water park resort.
JPark Island Resort names Brian Connelly as the resort’s new Vice President of Operations and General Manager
He will be responsible for JPark Island Resort and Waterpark Mactan as well as oversee the construction and opening of JPark Island Resort and Waterpark Panglao, in Bohol.
A Bachelor of Science graduate in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Oklahoma State University, he most recently held the position of General Manager for Marco Polo Plaza Hotel in Cebu City. Earlier in his career, he held senior management roles around the globe with Hilton Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Oakwood Asia Pacific, Fairmont Hotels Middle East, and Intercontinental Hotels in Thailand and China respectively.
“With Brian’s years of industry experience and fresh and positive outlook in the business, he will surely propel Jpark into the future. He is excited to continue the momentum and explosive growth that Jpark is experiencing,” said Justin Uy, JPark Island Resort Chairman & President.
Brian is the President of the American Chamber of Commerce Visayas Chapter, Board Member for the Marco Polo Residences Condominium Association, and Vice President of Resorts for the Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Cebu, the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the International Food & Wine Society, and is the founder of Sons of Bacchus. He enjoys teaching about wine, enjoys reading, and working out regularly at the gym.
If it’s water fun you’re after on holidays, it’s hard to go past JPark Island Resort & Waterpark, Cebu in Mactan, Philippines. To know more details about JPark Island Resort, visit its official website.