Mr Jorgen Christensen has been appointed as
General Manager of Niccolo Changsha, a new hotel scheduled to open
towards the end of 2018.
A seasoned hotelier with over 25 years of
experience, Jorgen has held senior management positions with
luxury hotel brands including Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and
The Langham Hotels and Resorts in Asia Pacific, as well as
hospitality roles in Europe, and the United States. Over the
years, Jorgen has opened four luxury hotels and repositioned four
others, resulting in positive changes for the hotels and increased
business with related returns for the owners.
Prior to his appointment, Jorgen was the General
Manager of the Wharf Hotels’ upscale deluxe property, Marco Polo
Changzhou for 3 years.
“Jorgen’s international experience with
award-winning hotels and his enthusiasm for Chinese culture
positions him to offer our guests exceptional service whilst
establishing Niccolo Changsha as the epicentre for both business
and leisure travel, as well as special occasions. Following the
success of the brand’s launch in Chengdu and subsequently
Chongqing and new Hong Kong flagship, The Murray, Hong Kong, a
Niccolo Hotel, Jorgen is tasked with positioning Niccolo Changsha
to become an iconic landmark hotel for the city,” said Thomas Salg,
Vice President Operations of Wharf Hotels.
Jorgen is a graduate of Hospitality Management
from Bournemouth University, married and a father of two children.