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Press Release

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila Appoints Resident Manager

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila announces the appointment of Urs Solenthaler as the hotel’s new resident manager.

A Swiss national, Solenthaler is responsible for overseeing the rooms and food and beverage divisions, as well as other operational departments including spa and recreation.

Prior to his appointment, Solenthaler served as Senior Executive Service Manager A&G at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta and also at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa.

“We are delighted to welcome Mr. Solenthaler to the Edsa Shangri-La, Manila family,” shared Patrick Schaub, hotel general manager, adding, “His knowledge and experience of over 25 years in the hospitality industry, from all over the world, are certainly invaluable as we continue to break new ground and evolve as a premiere destination hotel.”

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 90 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 38,000. 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, 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, Qatar and Sri Lanka. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at

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