Sama-Sama Hospitality Management Appoints New Area General Manager
07 February 2013
Sepang, 7 Febuary 2013 - Sama-Sama Hospitality Management Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB), is pleased to announce the
appointment of Richard L. Dusome as the Area General Manager for the Sama-Sama group of airport hotels.
Dusome is responsible for directing the strategy for the newly branded Sama-Sama KL International Airport hotel and the Sama-Sama Express transit hotels in KLIA and klia2. His expertise will also extend to airport hotels in other markets as the company takes its dedicated airport hotel brand, the first of its kind in Asia, to airport properties across the region.
Dusome brings over thirty years of hospitality industry experience to this position having worked in all corners of the globe including in the US, Canada, Hong Kong, China, the Maldives, Indonesia and Singapore.
Prior to joining Sama-Sama, Dusome held the position of General Manager at a property development company in Indonesia which specialised in the hospitality industry.
Hans Winsnes, President of Sama-Sama Hospitality Management Sdn Bhd said, "We welcome Richard to the Sama-Sama team and look forward to working with him to nurture the Sama-Sama brand in Malaysia and abroad. We are merely at the beginning of our journey but I am sure that with Richard on board we will quickly see our strategy come to life. To begin with, Richard has an award-winning team to work with at the Sama-Sama KL International Airport hotel and the exciting task of preparing the KLIA and klia2 transit hotels for opening in June."
The Sama-Sama brand was launched on 1st January 2013 when Sama-Sama Hospitality Management Sdn Bhd took over the management of the airport hotel, its flagship property and rebranded it the Sama-Sama KL International Airport hotel.