Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah appointed Perak-born Ammar Kevin

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The newest hotel on Langkawi’s Western shoreline in Malaysia, Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah has appointed Perak-born Ammar Kevin Eu to lead the opening team. Well-adept with the operations of a pre-opening hotel, Kevin joins the Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah to head the team with nearly 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry under his belt.

A seasoned hotelier, Kevin began his career in hospitality in the Food and Beverage department as a Restaurant Manager. He then moved on to join the pre-opening team of JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur managing the restaurant openings and eventually overseeing the expansion of the Hotel’s Conference Centre. After a decade with JW Marriott, Kevin undertook the Hotel Manager role at the local Hotel chain, Vistana Hotel Kuantan, and the Resort Manager role at the Tanjong Jara Resort, a luxury beach resort in the East Coast of Malaysia, all of which are part of the YTL Hotels portfolio.

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In 2013, Kevin took on his first General Manager role at Vistana Kuala Lumpur before moving on to head the pre-opening team at the 5-star luxury resort Mangala Resort & Spa in Kuantan and later on, the Swiss-Garden Hotel in Malacca.

An avid traveller and photographer, Kevin also love the exploration of arts and cooking. On special occasions, Kevin cooks up a storm for his family dishing out his specialty, beef rendang and steamed fish with soy sauce.