Su-Zie Chew named Resident Manager at Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

Kota Kinabalu’s premier beach resort Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa recently appointed Malaysian Su-Zie Chew as its new Resident Manager.

Su-Zie Chew

Su-Zie Chew

Chew is an F&B veteran, with 22 years of experience in restaurants and bars around the region under her belt. She worked her way up at international chain hotels before joining the Shangri-La Group in the year 2004.

With extensive experience in the service industry, Chew now oversees operations at the 496-room city resort in the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sabah.

Chew takes charge of operations of three restaurants, three bars including the world-renowned Sunset Bar, recreation facilities of the 25-acre resort and 492 rooms and suites at this Shangri-La Resort.

Chew reports to the Resort’s General Manager Timothy Sainsbury and leads a team of 700 staff at the Tanjung Aru Resort.


Her last posting was as Director of Food & Beverage at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa in Singapore. Through her years in the hospitality industry, Chew has garnered experiences from other cities like Beijing, China, and Kuala Lumpur. This is Johor-born Chew’s first posting in Sabah.

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 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’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty program extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit

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