Nikki Cauton is the dynamic and visionary Chief Executive Officer of One-Of Collection, the Philippine’s fastest rising boutique hotel development and management group which include Amorita Resort and Momo Beach House in Panglao Island, Bohol; Sta. Monica Beach Club in Dumaguete; and The Funny Lion in Coron, Palawan. Nikki defines the overall corporate strategy of One-of Collection and oversees property acquisition, management and business development. He is actively engaged in all day to day management decisions and drives the performance of each of the group’s hotels.
From 2008 to 2012, Nikki served as the General Manager of Amorita Resort, steering the boutique property to its enviable position as the leading and preferred luxury resort in Bohol. A consummate foodie and traveler, he set the standards for quality of service and delivering signature guest experiences that have made Amorita Resort a consistent TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awardee and Certificate of Excellence Hall of Famer. In 2011, he became a Trustee for the Philippine Bohol Arts Foundation, Inc. (PBAFI), an organization that is currently working with One-Of Collection to promote and reinvigorate Bohol as an eco-cultural tourist destination.
Nikki’s passion for creating infinitely delightful experiences led him to establish One-of Collection in 2013, thereby becoming one of the youngest movers and shakers in the Philippine tourism industry. A staunch advocate of the environment, he created Project ECHO, the sustainability program of One-Of Collection designed to integrate sustainability in all resort operations, and has since been invited several times to talk about best practices in several ecotourism symposia.
Nikki is a graduate of the Ateneo de Manila University with a Juris Doctor and AB in Political Science. He attended the Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management in Singapore, completing both the General Manager’s Program and the Professional Development Program on Hotel Planning and Design.
Before shifting to hospitality, Nikki spent five years practicing litigation and corporate rehabilitation law. He is currently a managing partner at the Gorriceta, Africa, Cauton & Saavedra Law Office. He is married to Ria and has four adorable kids, Ava, Emilio,Javier and Leon.