Amadeo Zarzosa, a seasoned hotelier with 31
years of experience, has joined The St. Regis Singapore as General
Prior to joining The St. Regis Singapore, Mr. Zarzosa was
the General Manager and Senior Vice President of Atlantis, The
Palm in Dubai, where he was the key leader in the development and
launch of the US$1.5 billion destination resort.
Miguel Ko, Chairman and President of Starwood Hotels and Resorts,
Asia Pacific Division, said, “Amadeo, a legendary figure in the
hospitality industry, is the ideal person to lead The St. Regis
Singapore to another level of luxury experience and to maintain
its leadership position as one of the top luxury hotels in the
Mr. Zarzosa has served in
numerous General Manager roles over the past decade and has broad
experience hotel management as well as Food and Beverage
operations, having started his hospitality career as a chef
more than 30 years ago.
Prior to undertaking the leadership of
Atlantis The Palm in Dubai from 2006 to 2009, Mr. Zarzosa
worked at InterContinental Resort & Spa Bali from 2002 through
2006 as General Manager, simultaneously holding the post of
Regional General Manager of InterContinental Hotels Group for
South East Asia overseeing eight other properties in the region.
Earlier, Mr. Zarzosa worked at Atlantis Resort & Casino in
as Senior Vice President of Operations as well as General
Manager of Coral & Beach Towers from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Zarzosa
was Hotel Manager at Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort in Florida
from 1995 to 1999.
From 1980 through 1995, Mr. Zarzosa worked
in various management capacities within Food and Beverage
Operations, Kitchen Management and Culinary Arts. He is widely
traveled with work experiences in the Middle East, North and
South America, Australia and South East Asia.
graduated from Slough Hotel Hospitality College in the United
Kingdom in Culinary Arts and Hotel Management. He was also part
of a select committee in developing a restaurant course for the
Cornell Hospitality School in 1994. Mr. Zarzosa is Spanish, 51
years old and married with four children.
Mr. Yngvar Stray,
incumbent General Manager of The St. Regis Singapore, who
successfully launched The St. Regis Singapore in 2008, will be
the General Manager of The St. Regis Beijing from 1 November
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