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General Manager movements at Mandarin Oriental Hotels in Singapore and Las Vegas

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Latest Travel News Wednesday, 5 March 2008

Mandarin Oriental has made the following two new General Manager appointments at the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas and Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, hotels effective April 2008.

Rajesh Jhingon, most recently employed as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, has been appointed General Manager of the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, which is scheduled to open in 2009. Mr Jhingon has guided Mandarin Oriental, Singapore through an extensive renovation and renaming exercise, successfully repositioning it as one of the leading luxury hotels in the city.

Mr Jhingon moves to Las Vegas to oversee the opening of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, located in the heart of the famed Strip, ideally situated at the entrance of MGM CityCenter. The hotel will have 392 spacious guestrooms and suites, a variety of dining and cocktail venues and a 32,000 square foot Spa. Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Mr Jhingon was General Manager of the Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Maldives and the Amarvilas, Agra in India. He has also held various senior managerial positions with The Oberoi Group both in New Delhi and Bombay.

Paul Jones, most recently Hotel Manager of the groups legendary property, The Oriental, Bangkok will become General Manager of the Mandarin Oriental, Singapore. For the last two and a half years, Mr Jones has been responsible for day to day operations of The Oriental and has overseen a number of refurbishment projects at the hotel, including the renovation of The China House, Sala Rim Naam Thai restaurant and the creation of the celebrated Ayurvedic Centre at the Spa. Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental, Mr Jones spent six years in India with the Oberoi Group as General Manager of The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur as well as The Oberoi Vanyavilas,  Ranthambhore.

Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has under development, over 10,000 rooms in 23 countries with 16 hotels in Asia, 14 in the Americas and nine in Europe and North Africa.

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