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Hanley Chew

Hanley Chew
CEO of Berjaya Hotels & Resorts


Hanley Chew is the Chief Executive Officer of Berjaya Hotels & Resorts effective 1st April 2016. With more than 25 years experience in hospitality industry, he sticks with his philosophy; HIRE, which stands for Honesty, Integrity, Respect and, most importantly, Earned Trust, guides him through his life and career. He started his career in a travel agency and later went on to an airline company, providing him with the opportunity to travel vastly and amass invaluable experiences. In addition, the nature of the travel industry gave him a prior glimpse into the world of hoteliers. After a brief venture into a hotel reservation business, Hanley joined the Renaissance and Marriott Hotel Groups. In the ensuing years, his global experience was expanded with postings in Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Myanmar, Shandong and Guangzhou in China. He joined the Sunway Group in year 2000 under its hospitality arm, overseeing the management and expansion of the Sunway, Allson and the Banjaran brands in Southeast Asia, China, India and the Middle East. He was the CEO for Sunway International Hotels & Resorts, Sunway International Vacation Club, Sunway Healthy Lifestyle and Sunway Travel. He has just recently completed his stint as the CEO of Destination Resorts and Hotels Sdn Bhd, the leisure and travel arm of Khazanah Nasional Bhd. Hanley Chew is also the founder of Hotel Integrations Sdn Bhd, a hotel consultancy company and the author of award winning books; HOTEL TALES and MORE HOTEL TALES. He is currently working on his third edition, EVEN MORE HOTEL TALES and he hopes to get this edition in the bookstores by 2016.