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Capella Singapore welcomes Yngvar Stray as General Manager

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Fri, 11/26/2021 - 09:04
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An accomplished hotelier with over 35 years of experience, Yngvar brings with him a wealth of experience in operating international five-star luxury and lifestyle hotels in gateway cities across Asia and Europe since 1994.

SINGAPORE - Capella Singapore has appointed Yngvar Stray as its new General Manager. In his new role, Yngvar helms the overall strategic management and operations of Capella Singapore which stretches over 112 guestrooms as well as 72 sea-facing suites and duplexes, and 9 manors at Capella’s The Club Residences.

An accomplished hotelier with over 35 years of experience, Yngvar brings with him a wealth of experience in operating international five-star luxury and lifestyle hotels in gateway cities across Asia and Europe since 1994. He has held senior leadership positions at Sheraton Towers Singapore, St. Regis Singapore, St. Regis Beijing, and Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund, as well as the appointed Group General Manager of Sino Hotels in Hong Kong.

Yngvar is no stranger to Capella, having previously helmed the pre-opening and successful launch of Capella Sanya in 2019. Yngvar’s extensive professional experience as demonstrated in the success of Capella Sanya and his passion for service excellence puts him in an ideal position to elevate Capella Singapore to greater heights.

“As the flagship property for Capella Hotels and Resorts in Asia, Capella Singapore sits within 30- acres of lush rainforest on Sentosa island and is an urban resort destination for international and local travellers alike. I am delighted to be joining a team of passionate colleagues that provide excellence in the craft of hospitality, creating memorable memories for our guests that linger on for life,” said Yngvar Stray, General Manager of Capella Singapore.

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