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Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa & Spa, Singapore Welcomes Gavin Weightman As General Manager

July 9, 2019 Appointments / Movers & Shakers No Comments Email Email

Gavin Weightman takes the helm of Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore as general manager from May 2019. Australian native brings over two decades of extensive hospitality experience to the role of managing Singapore’s only beachfront resort, which features 454 rooms in an idyllic setting on Sentosa island.

A seasoned hotelier, Mr. Weightman was most recently general manager of Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, and previously held roles in Shangri-La hotels and resorts around the world, including Fiji, Australia and Malaysia.

“I am excited to join the dedicated team at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa to create memorable experiences for our guests. The resort is nestled in a unique seaside location on Sentosa island, with close proximity to a variety of lifestyle activities and attractions. With the addition of the resort’s newest attraction – Nestopia, an outdoor play space, we strive to continue delivering our commitment to being at the forefront of hospitality, especially for families,” said Mr. Weightman.

Mr. Weightman is supported by Nick Flynn who recently assumed his role as resident manager of Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, in early 2019. Mr. Flynn was in a similar role at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang and previously helmed the kitchen and food and beverage departments in various hotels in Australia, Abu Dhabi and Doha. In his capacity as resident manager, he is instrumental in managing daily operations for the resort.

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, 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, Bahrain, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. For more information, visit

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