Deluxe harbour-front Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong has appointed Ulf Bremer, a seasoned hotelier with over two decades’ work experience in the travel and hospitality industry, as general manager. Prior to this, he was general manager of Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai.
A German national, Mr. Bremer embarked on his professional hospitality career in Switzerland in 1985. He then spent over 20 years holding various positions at a number of international luxury hotel groups, such as Starwood and Hyatt. As a truly international hotel veteran, he has previously worked in major cities around the world in Japan, Germany, England, Saudi Arabia, China, South East Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
No stranger to Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Mr. Bremer has worked in several Shangri-La properties, including Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai; Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei; Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu; Kerry Hotel, Beijing; Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, and Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong.
With his extensive experience and expertise, Mr. Bremer will oversee more than 800 employees and the management of the hotel’s 688 guestrooms, food and beverage outlets, 24-hour in-room dining, 15 function rooms, including a pillar-free Grand Ballroom that caters to up to 700 people and all other facilities that meet the business and leisure needs of international travellers.
Without a doubt, he will lead the property to greater heights in terms of hotel performance, service standards, enhancing value for customers, owners and business partners, as well as to become the ultimate choice for customers.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 98 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 40,000. 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, Mongolia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, 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, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Myanmar, Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com