MALAYSIA, Kedah – The newest hotel on Langkawi’s Western shoreline, Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah has appointed Perak-born Ammar Kevin Eu to lead the opening team. Well-adept with the operations of a pre-opening hotel, Kevin joins the Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah to head the team with nearly 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry under his belt.
A seasoned hotelier, Kevin began his career in hospitality in the Food and Beverage department as a Restaurant Manager. He then moved on to join the pre-opening team of JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur managing the restaurant openings and eventually overseeing the expansion of the Hotel’s Conference Centre. After a decade with JW Marriott, Kevin undertook the Hotel Manager role at the local Hotel chain, Vistana Hotel Kuantan, and the Resort Manager role at the Tanjong Jara Resort, a luxury beach resort in the East Coast of Malaysia, all of which are part of the YTL Hotels portfolio.
In 2013, Kevin took on his first General Manager role at Vistana Kuala Lumpur before moving on to head the pre-opening team at the 5-star luxury resort Mangala Resort & Spa in Kuantan and later on, the Swiss-Garden Hotel in Malacca.
Passionate and energetic, Kevin aims to make the trendy Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah a resort destination for global travellers and families alike, with its eclectic designs, vibrant colours, open spaces, tech-forward features and kid-friendly attractions, providing guests with urban sophistication in a resort.
“Guests at Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah will be able to experience the vibes of an Aloft hotel with its trendy designs, vibrant social scenes alongside the beauty of the Andaman Sea from their rooms,” said Ammar Kevin Eu, General Manager, Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah.
He added “Families travelling with little guests are sure to have a memorable stay with the introduction of our kid-oriented programmes and the Kids Club, allowing our little guests to have fun while parents get to explore the rest of our facilities”.
An avid traveller and photographer, Kevin also love the exploration of arts and cooking. On special occasions, Kevin cooks up a storm for his family dishing out his specialty, beef rendang and steamed fish with soy sauce.
Strategically located 10 kilometers from the Langkawi International Airport and 200 meters away from the beach where travelers, families and couples alike, seek island-hopping adventures, jet-skiing and parasailing activities, Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah is set to make waves amongst global and local travellers seeking adventure and relaxation.
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