The Honourable Sir Michael Kadoorie, Chairman,
The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited is to be presented with
a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 20th annual
HICAP, scheduled for 14-16 October 2009, at the InterContinental
Sir Michael's family has been involved with The Hongkong and
Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) since the 1890s, when Eleazar (Elly)
Silas Kadoorie bought his first shares in The Hongkong Hotel.
is a holding company whose subsidiaries and its jointly controlled
entity are engaged in the ownership and management of prestigious
hotel, commercial, and residential properties in key destinations
in Asia and the USA.
The hotel portfolio of the group includes:
The Peninsula Hong Kong; The Peninsula New York; The Peninsula
Chicago; The Peninsula Beverly Hills; The Peninsula Tokyo; The
Peninsula Bangkok; The Peninsula Beijing; The Peninsula Manila;
The Peninsula Shanghai (opening in late 2009).
portfolio of the group includes: The Repulse Bay Complex; The Peak
Tower and The Peak Tramways; St. John’s Building; The Landmark in
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; and the Thai Country Club in Bangkok,
Sir Michael is a director of Sir Elly Kadoorie
and Sons Limited, a non-executive director of Hutchison Whampoa
Limited, and holds a number of other directorships and, in
addition, acts as a Trustee on a number of leading, local
Sir Michael was made a Knight Bachelor in
the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2005 (United Kingdom),
holds the Gold Bauhinia Star from the Hong Kong SAR, is an
Officier de la Legion d’Honneur, a Commandeur des Arts et des
Lettres, and Commandeur de L’Ordre de Leopold II. He holds an
honorary LL.D. from the University of Hong Kong and an honorary
Doctor of Science degree from The Imperial College, London.
The HICAP Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a leader
who has made a considerable difference in the hotel industry in
the Asia Pacific region and in the world through positive actions
and significant contributions. The last recipient of the Award was
Stephen F. Bollenbach, Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer,
Hilton Hotels Corporation in 2007.
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