speaker bio


Reginald T Pereira

President and CEO - Aariana Hospitality International 

Reginald T Pereira is the President and CEO of Aariana Hospitality International a company that he founded in 2014 together with a group of professionals.

Prior to this Reginald was the CEO of the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) A graduate of the internationally renowned Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, Switzerland.

With more than 30 years industry experience, both in hotels and education and training, he has been involved in development of the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) in Malaysia for more than 20 years. In recognition of his contribution to AHLEI, Reginald was awarded the AHLEI Lamp of Knowledge in 2007 one of the only 16 in the world to receive this prestigious award. In June 2018, Reginald was awarded an Honorary Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI). This recognition is reserved for a select few and Reginald is only of the four in world to be given this recognition. 

In his various capacities, Reginald has also served as Board Member, of Human Resources Development CorparationOf Malaysia, Member of the Hotel Star Rating Panel, under the Ministry of Tourism, Malaysia, Industry Advisory Board Member for Blue Mountains International Hospitality Management School, Australia, KDU University College, Penang Malaysia and KLMU University College Malaysia. In addition Reginald was also a member of the Global Advisory Committee appointed by the Canadian Tourism Human Resources Council. He has spoken at numerous industry conferences both in Malaysia and globally including, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore among others. Aariana Hospitality International is also a Partner for AHLEI in Malaysia.

For more information, please visit www.aarianahospitality.com


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