The Zendai Hotel Yin and Zendai Art Hotel, new twin
luxury hotels under development in Shanghai, have appointed Beijing
native David Guo as Director of Sales & Marketing for both hotels.
Stella Huang has been appointed as Director of the Zendai Hotel Yin.
The two hotels are part of the spectacular new RMB 2.4 billion
The two executives join a management
team led by British national Graham Kiy, General Manager of both hotels,
which will open in Pudong in 2010 in time for the Shanghai World Expo.
David Guo, 39, is a sales and marketing veteran of top
international hotels in China. He was previously Director of Sales &
Marketing at the Mandarin Oriental, Sanya.
involved in the pre-opening of Kempinski Hotel, and previously Director
of Sales at The Peninsula Palace Hotel, one of the leading hotels in
Beijing. He also helped reposition the Hilton Beijing as a deluxe 5 star
hotel, also as Director of Sales.
Stella Huang Huei-Feng
has over a decade of experience in the hotel industry in her native
Taiwan, including assisting in the opening and managing the exclusive
hot spring resort Villa 32.
A graduate of The National Taiwan
University and Switzerland's prestigious Hotel Management School 'Les
Roches', she began her hospitality career as an apprentice with
Movenpick in Geneva and Lausanne.
On returning to Taiwan,
she worked for seven years at the Grand Formosa Regent Taipei, rising
from banquet sales executive to director of catering.
Outside the hotel industry, she also worked as director of programmes
for the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei, and Taiwan brand manager
of high-end New York cosmetic company, Chantecaille.
Designed by world renowned Japanese
architect Arata Isozaki, the Himalayas Center is being developed by the Zendai Group.
It also incorporates the Zendai Museum of Art, DaGuan
Theatre with multi-functional auditorium seating for 1,650, Himalayas
Mall and Himalayas Creative Complex / Museum Zone.
The Himalayas Center is
located opposite to Shanghai’s New International Expo Center and just 15
minutes from the city’s main financial district in Pudong. Metro line
no. 7 is accessed directly from the basement of the Himalayas Center and
the high speed maglev train, for 7-minute transfers and from Pudong
airport, is just 10 minutes away.
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