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Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore Welcomes Tane Picken As General Manager

June 28, 2017 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Tane Picken was appointed general manager of Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore on 11 May 2017. He brings over 16 years of hotel experience across Africa, the Middle East and Asia to his new role at the helm of the only beachfront resort in Singapore, with 454 rooms set amidst idyllic surroundings on Sentosa island.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Picken was previously the general manager at Hotel Jen Penang and the hotel manager of Golden Sands Resort, Penang.

General Manager – Tane Picken

No stranger to the resort and Singapore, the South African native was resident manager at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore for two years from 2013 to 2015 and was instrumental in managing daily operations and developing key strategies for the resort.

“I am glad to be back alongside this team of passionate and friendly colleagues who continuously strive to create memorable and fun experiences for our guests. Being awarded the number-one family hotel in Asia at the TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2016 is testament to our commitment to continuously improve our facilities and services for families. With new developments in the pipeline for our dining and recreational facilities on Siloso Beach, I look forward to sharing an enhanced and engaging experience unique to Rasa Sentosa,” said Mr. Picken.

Mr Picken takes over from Ben Bousnina, who held the role for 15 years and has retired after 20 years of exemplary service with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.

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