KUALA LUMPUR: Sama-Sama Hospitality Management Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), has appointed Richard L. Dusome as the area general manager for the Sama-Sama group of airport hotels.
In a statement yesterday, MAHB said Dusome would be responsible for directing strategy for the newly branded Sama-Sama KL International Airport (KLIA) 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,” it added.
MAHB said Dusome brought over 30 years of hospitality industry experience to the position, having worked in all corners of the globe, including the United States, 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.
“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 Dusome on board we will quickly see our strategy come to life,” said Sama-Sama Hospitality president, Hans Winsnes. — Bernama
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