China World Hotel, Beijing announces the appointment of Celine Du as area director of sales and marketing. Reporting directly to Area General Manager John Rice, Ms Du is responsible for the sales and marketing functions at China World Hotel, Beijing, China World Summit Wing, Beijing and Traders Hotel, Beijing. She oversees the departments of Event Management, Convention Sales, China National Accounts, Communications, Digital Marketing and Revenue Management.
Before joining China World Hotel, Beijing, Ms Du was director of sales and marketing at China World Summit Wing, Beijing. Celine has 13 years of working experience with the Shangri-La group in various capacities. She has worked at Kerry Hotel, Beijing; Shangri-La Hotel, Dalian; and Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan as director of sales and marketing. She held the same position on a corporate level at Shangri-La’s Guangzhou regional office.
A native Beijinger fluent in English and Cantonese, Ms Du brings a wealth of expertise and broad perspectives gained from living and working in China and in luxury hospitality management, especially in sales and marketing functions.
“I am delighted to have been offered such an exciting opportunity to join China World Hotel, Beijing. The next few years will be very exciting times for the Shangri-La group of hotels in Beijing and I am thrilled to be a part of the dynamic team,” said Ms Du.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com