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China World Hotel, Beijing announces the appointment of Johan Chan as director of sales and marketing.  Reporting directly to Vice President and General Manager Christopher Chia, Mr. Chan will be responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing strategies for China World Hotel, Beijing.

Hailing from Hong Kong, Mr Chan is a veteran in the hospitality industry.  He has nearly 30 years of working experience in various high-profile luxury hotels, including 20 years at Shangri-La properties throughout Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and mainland China.  He is no stranger to China World Hotel, Beijing, where he was posted from 2002 to 2004.  Prior to re-joining the Beijing hotel, he was director of sales and marketing at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok.

“China World Hotel is an iconic landmark in Beijing, which witnessed the rich history and rapid development of this capital city; we are thrilled to unveil our newly renovated and refreshed guestrooms, suites and apartments in 2017, which are a new visual and experiential testament to the warm, welcoming and gracious hospitality.  These are exciting times for the hotel and I look forward to working with our dynamic sales and marketing team to bring continued success to our growing portfolio,” said Mr Chan.

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, an iconic flagship brand of the Shangri-La Group, currently operates over 80 deluxe hotels and resorts with a room inventory of over 35,000. Renowned for its distinctive Asian hospitality, the Company has properties in destinations of Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme extends to all properties of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts worldwide. For more information, visit

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Catherine Ye
Director of Communications


(86 10) 6505 2266 extension 6540


(86 10) 6505 0828


China World Hotel, Beijing No. 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing 100004, China


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