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Arthur Kiong to leave Banyan Tree
Singapore, June 6, 2012
 

Arthur Kiong

 

ARTHUR Kiong, managing director, Hotel Operations (Asia Pacific) and senior vice president, Group Marketing Services for Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, will be leaving the hotel chain after four and half years.

 

Kiong’s last day with Banyan Tree is this Friday, June 8, after which he intends to “take a few weeks off to relax and rejuvenate while (he) prepares for (his) next challenge”, which he has promised to announce in due course.

 

Prior to joining Banyan Tree in 2008, Kiong was Far East Organization’s director of Hospitality Operations, with a portfolio that included five operating hotels, three hotels in pre-opening and development phase, 11 serviced residences and one heritage restaurant.

 

He has also held various regional and area sales & marketing positions with hotels such as the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, the Grand Hyatt Singapore, and Westin Stamford and Westin Plaza in Singapore.

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