Industry Update
Appointment 7 May 2018

Hatta Teo

Appointed senior manager of hotel development, APAC
At WorldHotels in Singapore, Singapore

Hatta Teo

Based in the WorldHotels' Asia Pacific Singapore Regional Office, Teo joins the company as a senior manager, overseeing hotel development in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining WorldHotels, Teo spent three years at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, spearheading the property's new events revenue management initiatives. Over the course of his career, Teo has also worked at international chains including the Mandarin Oriental Geneva, Capella Singapore and the Grand Hyatt Singapore. Teo received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Honors) in Hospitality Management from Glion Institute of Higher Education in Switzerland.

Glion Institute of Higher Education

Hatta Teo (Class of 2011) is a graduate of Glion Institute of Higher Education in Glion-sur-Montreux - Switzerland
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