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Dalip Singh Appointed as Senior Vice President and Head of KOP Hospitality,
the Hospitality Division for KOP Properties

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.
  • MY Sea Bear, Westport 130
  • Princess V62
  • Sunseeker Manhattan 64
  • Rodman Spirit 42
  • Chris Craft Launch 28
Franklyn Hotels and Resorts are intimate to mid-size properties characterised by charming architecture and design, spectacular locations and in many cases emblematic or historic buildings regarded as landmarks of its locale.
  • Cranley, London, United Kingdom
  • Gran Hotel Son Net, Mallorca, Spain
Montigo Resorts are places synonymous to fun-filled family getaways, upscale leisure properties located in sprawling environments. From beach destinations to ski slopes and mountain retreats, Montigo Resorts offer enriching experiences for the entire family.
  • Montigo Resorts Nongsa, Batam, Indonesia
SaSo gives clients the advantages of quality apartments and offices without the financial commitments. SaSo provides the best ingredients of recognition, choice and convenience; to create an environment for one to work well in and to enjoy after.

For more information, visit


Fiona Cheong
Assistant Manager, Corporate Communications
KOP Properties
2 Shenton Way #12-02, SGX Centre 1
Singapore 068804
D :+65 6309 7592
M:+65 9838 8906
T : +65 6533 7337
F : +65 6536 7735


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