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John Rice appointed General Manager of China World Hotel Beijing

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Mr. John Rice has been appointed general manager of the China World Hotel, Beijing. An Australian national, Mr. Rice has been with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts for 15 years, and this is his second Beijing appointment, having previously worked in the food and beverage division at the Shangri La Hotel, Beijing.

Prior to joining China World Hotel, Beijing, Mr. Rice was general manager of the 950 room Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai, a post he held since June 2006. Under his tenure, Pudong Shangri-La, Shanghai received numerous awards for outstanding service, winning acclaim in the global travel industrys foremost publications, such as Conde Nast Traveller and Travel + Leisure.

Mr. Rices Shangri-La portfolio also includes Edsa Shangri-La, Manila in the Philippines; Shangri-Las Fijian Resort and Spa, Yanuca, Fiji Islands; Fiji Mocambo Hotel in Fiji; and Shangri-Las Rasa Sentosa Resort, Singapore.

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