Saturday, February 23, 2013


KOTA KINABALU, SABAH (20 Feb 2013) – Hyatt Regency Kinabalu has announced the new executive committee members of the international five-star chain hotel.

Daryl Andreas Thong has been appointed Director of Food and Beverage at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, effective 18 February 2013.  Daryl brings over 20 years of experience with Hyatt and the food and beverage industry.

Daryl began his career at Hyatt Regency Saujana in 1993 and moved to his first overseas posting at Hyatt Regency Saipan in 2004 in the capacity of outlet manager.  Subsequently Daryl was promoted to Assistant Director of Food and Beverage in the same hotel.  He was transferred to Grand Hyatt Fukuoka in 2009, holding the same position, and due to his hard work and dedication, he was promoted to Director of Food and Beverage in 2011 until his present transfer back to Malaysia’s Hyatt Regency Kinabalu.

With his extensive experience in the food and beverage industry, Daryl will make a great addition to the organisation and take the hotel into a new level, in line with Hyatt’s brand standards of quality.
Daryl Andreas Thong appointed as the new Director of Food and Beverage

Julia Chan
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Public Relations Manager
+60 88 22 1234

About Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, a 288-room hotel, is located in the heart of Kota Kinablu's business, shopping and etertainment hub, overlooking the beautiful coral islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park and the South China Sea. Hyatt Regency Kinabalu offers newly renovated guestrooms, exceptional service, modern comforts and a dazzling choice of local and international cruisine. Reservation for Hyatt Regency Kinabalu can be made by calling +60 88 22 1234 or visiting

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Hyatt Regency offers a full range of services and facilities tailored to serve the needs of meeting planners, business travellers and leisure guests.  Properties generally range in size from 200 to over 2,000 rooms and are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world.  Hyatt Regency convention hotels feature spacious meeting and conference facilities designed to provide a productive environment.  Hyatt Regency hotels in resort locations cater to couples seeking a getaway, families enjoying vacation together and corporate groups seeking a relaxed atmosphere in which to conduct business and meetings.