Kosmopolito Hotel International has appointed
Mr. Bernard Lo as General Manager of the soon-to-open Grand
A well respected hotel professional who has more
than 40 years of experience in the industry, Mr. Lo’s career has
taken him around the world from Switzerland, Germany, Belgium,
Portugal, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and many other key
Prior to his appointment with Kosmopolito
Hotels International (KHI), Bernard was with InterContinental
Hotels Group (IHG) for more than 10 years, serving as General
Manager of IHG managed properties in Beijing, Taipei, Shanghai,
Chengdu, Suzhou and Zhuhai.
“With his experience and expertise, Bernard is
certainly a great asset to the company. He brings with him a
wealth of knowledge and excellent understanding of the hospitality
industry, especially in China and will play a key role in the
successful operation of Grand Dorsett Chengdu,” said Winnie Chiu,
President and Executive Director of Kosmopolito Hotels
Joining Bernard is Edwin Ho, the Director of
Finance for Grand Dorsett Chengdu. A seasoned hotelier with strong
financial background, Edwin has more than 25 years of experience
and has worked for various renowned hotels in China including
Shangri-La Hotel Hangzhou and Jianguo Hotel in Beijing. Prior to
his appointment at Grand Dorsett Chengdu, Edwin was the Chief
Financial Officer of Silver Shores, Vietnam.
Helming the Sales & Marketing division is Calvin
Ma as Director of Sales & Marketing. Calvin will be responsible
for all hotel opening sales and marketing initiatives for the
556-room Grand Dorsett Chengdu. Calvin most recently served as
Director of Business Development for InterContinental Century City
Chengdu hotel complex.
Overseeing the food and beverage operation of
the hotel is Director of Food & Beverage Operations, Sujith Shetty.
Of Indian nationality, Sujith who has 14 years of food and
beverage experience will be responsible in ensuring the highest
quality food standards and profitability of the hotel’s dining
outlets, as well as corporate meetings execution and social
catering/banquets. A graduate from Bombay majoring in hotel
management, Sujith who is also a member of American Hotel &
Lodging Association was attached to InterContinental Hotels Group
for more than ten years, working in different locations.
Also onboard as Director of Rooms is Justin Liu.
With years of experience within the hospitality industry As front
Office Manager, Director of rooms and other posts, Justin has
gained qualitative and enriching experience from his numerous
hotel postings such as with Shangri-La Zhongshan, Holiday Inn
Zhuhai, InterContinental Century City Chengdu, Holiday Inn Central
Plaza Beijing and most recently with the Holiday Inn Beijing Moon
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