Regal Kowloon Hotel - Interview with Mr. John Girard, General Manager

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 23 March 2012

[HD video below] On Friday, 23 March 2012, sat down with Mr. John Girard - General Manager of the Regal Kowloon Hotel and Vice President Development - Regal Hotels International, to ask him about some of the latest developments at the hotel, and to discover what else is in the plans.

In the video interview below, you will learn why the executive club lounge - or Regal Club Lounge, as it is called - has moved from the 14th floor to the 1st floor, how the new lounge differs, its capacity, what time it opens and closes, and what it now offers guests that are staying in one of the executive floor rooms.

You will also learn about the hotel's ambitious plans for the internet, what will become of the space where the lounge used to be located, what the hotel is trying to get into the Guinness World Records for, whether the hotel has increased or decreased the number of airline cabin crew rooms, and how the hotel has managed to the triple revenue from its lounge bar.

On top of that, we discuss the market breakdown of guests, why there has been a shift in the number of corporate vs leisure travellers, how room reservations through the internet has grown (or not), how the hotel takes care of growing number of Chinese guests and how those guests have changed over the recent years.

Plus, Mr Girard discusses vodka, tells us a little about RHI's ambitious growth plans for the region, and lets slip who he is hoping will win the 2012 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens this weekend! Watch the video below.

Regal Kowloon Hotel - Interview with Mr. John Girard, General Manager, and Vice President Development - Regal Hotels International

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