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Geoffrey Richard Howe appointed General Manager of Meritus Mingde Shanghai

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Meritus Hotels & Resorts has appointed Geoffrey Richard Howe as General Manager of its latest hotel, the Meritus Mingde Shanghai.

With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian & International Studies from Southern Cross University, New South Wales and a Graduate Certificate in International Hotel Management from Griffith University, Geoffrey started his hotel career at the Front Office of the Hilton Hotel, Brisbane. Moving on to work with several Australian chain hotels in the Australian states of Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria; Geoffrey has garnered experience in both city and resort hotels. Geoffrey was most recently in the employ of Argyle Hotel Management Group (Australia) holding the double portfolio of Vice President of Operations (China) and General Manager Argyle International Airport Hotel Shanghai.

Slated to open this year, the Meritus Mingde Shanghai is the latest addition to the Meritus portfolio and its second in Shanghai. Located in the ZhaBei district 闸北区, one of the nine central districts in Shanghai and envisaged as the new commercial district of the Greater Shanghai, Meritus Mingde is within one and a half kilometres of major shopping malls and Shanghai Peoples Square. Charting a total investment in excess of US$100 million, the 26-storey deluxe hotel hosts 288 luxurious guestrooms, state-of-the-art meeting facilities and exciting dining options.

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