News for the Hospitality Executive
Dalip Singh Appointed as Senior Vice President and Head of KOP Hospitality,
November 16, 2012 - KOP Properties, purveyors of luxury through property development, hotels, resorts and yachts have announced the promotion of Dalip Singh to Senior Vice President and head of its hotels and resorts division, KOP Hospitality. As owners and operator of hotels, resorts and yachts under the Franklyn Hotels, Montigo Resorts, and Aqua Voyage brands, Dalip will be responsible for operations and the division’s growth strategy. Based in Singapore, Dalip will report to Cecilia Tan, Managing Director of KOP Properties.
Prior to his new appointment, Dalip was Vice President, Operations and was responsible for setting up operations standards for Aqua Voyage and the pre-opening of the company’s flagship resort, Montigo Resorts Nongsa.
Before joining KOP, Dalip was most recently General Manager of the award winning Pangkor Laut Resort, in Malaysia. Dalip also previously held leadership positions in luxury properties such as the Shangri-La and Grand Hyatt in Singapore, Dusit Residences Dubai Marina as General Manager, and the 608-room The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore as Executive Assistant Manager, where under his leadership, the hotel was recognized by the Singapore Tourism Board with the Best Accommodation Experience in 2004 and 2005. While with The Ritz-Carlton, Dalip was in the group’s Rooms Division Advisory Board representing hotels in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia. He has also lent his expertise in the pre-opening of the Bulgari Resort in Bali and The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Beijing, Financial Street.
In his career spanning more than 15 years, Dalip has also won various personal awards such as J.W. Marriott award of Excellence 2005, Singapore Institute of Management Gold Medal Award 2003 and Young Executive of the Year Award – Rotary Club of Singapore, 1999. Dalip’s operational roles have included covering events such as the International Monetary Fund World Bank meeting, International Olympic Council meeting in Singapore and various other high profile events.
About KOP Hospitality
The hotels and resorts division of KOP Properties, KOP Hospitality focuses on the development and management of real estate assets and services relating to the hospitality industry through its collection of brands which include:
Aqua Voyage is a leading provider of luxury yacht management and private cruise services in Singapore to yachting destinations across Asia. Aqua Voyage organizes customized cruises to suit individual client requirements, supply and manage professional service crew for luxury yachts.
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