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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Appoints a New General Manager

Kota Kinabalu, 23 January 2015 - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is happy to announce that Andrew den Oudsten has recently been appointed as the resort's new general manager.

Mr. den Oudsten is an Australian national and brings with him over 17 years of extensive experience in hotel management. Having previously worked in Canada, the United Arab Emirates, China, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Australia, he is has been all over the world. Now, for the first time, Mr. den Oudsten is making Kota Kinabalu his current city of residence by joining Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa as the general manager.

His most recent post was serving as the hotel manager of Makati Shangri-La, Manila.

"I am thrilled to be joining the remarkable team at Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa and very happy to be here with my family in Sabah, the Land Below The Wind. My team and I will continue to ensure that Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is Sabah's premier luxury resort," said Mr. den Oudsten.  

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000.  Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. For more information, please visit

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No. 20 Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.


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