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Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore Appoints Tane Picken as New General Manager

Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore Appoints Tane Picken as New General Manager

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has appointed Tane Picken as General Manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. In his new role, Mr. Picken helms the group’s first Shangri-La hotel comprising 792 guestrooms and suites in three distinctive wings set amidst 15 acres of tropical gardens.  He also oversees Shangri-La Apartments and Shangri La Residences. 

Mr. Picken joins this flagship hotel with more than 18 years of hospitality management experience across a variety of luxury hotel brands across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. 

No stranger to Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, the South African native was previously the General Manager at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore, and was instrumental in managing daily operations and developing key business strategies for the resort. He was also the General Manager of Hotel Jen Penang from 2015 to 2016.  

“It is indeed a wonderful opportunity and I’m excited to be a part of the flagship hotel of the Shangri-La Group. I very much look forward to working alongside the passionate team to deliver our signature Asian hospitality and continue to enhance the stay experience for our guests,” said Mr. Picken. 

As the General Manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, Mr. Picken will be responsible for financial performance, colleagues and guest engagement, community relationships, partnerships and talent development.  

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, currently operates over 80 deluxe hotels and resorts with a room inventory of over 35,000. Renowned for its distinctive Asian hospitality, the Company has properties in destinations of Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit

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