Prior to her new appointment, Ms Oracion held the same position at CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Ms Oracion will oversee all spa operations as well as conduct regular training with her team of spa specialists to ensure an unforgettable spa experience for the resort's local and international guests.

The Filipino born Ms Oracion has almost a decade of spa experience as well as in the areas of health and recreation, and at Shangri-La's Mactan Island Resort and Spa, Cebu, she received CHI training in anatomy and physiology, basic spa treatments, facials and body wraps, Biodroga and Futuresse treatments and CHI product knowledge from the CHI Spa Academy in the Philippines.

"I am thrilled to be a part of the Rasa Sayang family and look forward to working with the team here to provide the best of service and quality for our valued guests.  It will be extremely exciting coming up with innovative new treatments that incorporate Malaysian and Filipino elements to position CHI, The Spa above its competitors," said Ms Oracion.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 67 hotels under the Shangri-La and Traders brands with a rooms inventory of over 30,000.  Shangri La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates.  The group has over 40 projects under development in Austria, Canada, mainland China, France, India, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Mongolia, Russia, Qatar, Seychelles, Turkey and United Kingdom.  For more information or reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.