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New GM at Bintan Lagoon Resort Indonesia

Gerald A Hendrick has been recently appointed as Senior Vice President of Resort Venture Pte Ltd and General Manager of Bintan Lagoon Resort(BLR), the largest integrated resort on the Indonesian island of Bintan.

Previously the Vice-President – Business Development & Hotel Operations, Mr Hendrick has been with the Resort since September 2014. A Malaysian national and a seasoned hotelier, Mr Hendrick brings with him 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He has a solid foundation developed from working with various hospitality management organizations within Asia and the Middle East, including openings and re-branding of hotels namely, Hilton International, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Raffles International, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Pan Pacific, Madinat Jumeirah and St. Regis Hotel Singapore.

As Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mr Hendrick is responsible for the administration and operations of Bintan Lagoon Resort, which has a staff strength of 500, the Resort’s ferry operations and the Singapore Corporate Office. He also played a key role in the recent 7th Asian Lifestyle Tourism awards for Outstanding Beach Resort Destination in SE ASIA, Outstanding Honeymoon Destination in SE ASIA and Best Golf Tourism Destination in SE ASIA received by Bintan Lagoon Resort in August 2017.

About Bintan Lagoon Resort: Sprawled over 300 hectares of beachfront gardens in the tropical paradise of Bintan, Bintan Lagoon Resort is the premier lifestyle destination for leisure, golf and corporate meetings & incentives with its own ferry terminal. A 75-minute direct ferry ride from Singapore, Bintan Lagoon Resort boasts 470 contemporary rooms, suites and villas complemented by an impressive range of 14 wining & dining options, nine function rooms and a dedicated MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) Centre. For leisure, there are two world-renowned 18-hole golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Ian Baker-Finch comprising the Bintan Lagoon Golf Club and a slew of over 50 sea sports and land activities including a day spa.

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