Albert Cheong appointed Group General Manager of Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Malaysia
Sunway International Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Albert Cheong as Group General Manager of Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, effective 2 January 2014. In his new capacity, Cheong will be responsible for the hotel operations, leading the teams to continually be people passionate and deliver operational efficiencies at the 1,234-room multiple hotel development, located within Sunway Resort City, in Greater Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Cheong brings with him more than 35 years of international hospitality management experience, specialising in Corporate, Operational and Sales & Marketing Management. He spent close to 30 years with Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, one of Asia’s most dynamic hotel management companies. Cheong has vast experience in managing hotels in diverse operating environments, having served with Shangri-La in Malaysia, Hong Kong, China (Shenzhen, Wuhan and Beijing), Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar and Thailand. Prior to joining Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, he was the Area General Manager for The Landmark Lancaster Hotel Group, a Thai hospitality company with hotels in Bangkok and London.
Cheong graduated from the Hotel Management School of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, USA following the completion of a General Manager’s Program as well as the Professional Development Programs.