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Edsa Shangri-La, Manila Welcomes Swiss-born GM Patrick Schaub

Hail and Farewell Toast

Edsa Shangri-La, Manila announces the appointment of Swiss-born Patrick Schaub as general manager. With over 18 years of hospitality experience, Schaub brings a wealth of insight and broad perspectives in general hotel operations with a key focus on Food and Beverage gained from working in Thailand, USA and Switzerland with a career that begun at Hotel des Bergues, Geneva.

With his passion, drive, and commitment to excellence, Schaub inspires his team of dedicated hotel managers and staff to further live the Shangri-La values and vision. In his new role, Schaub also brings a strategic approach to revenue management and operational excellence for the much-loved Shangri-La property in Ortigas Center, Pasig.

Prior to his appointment, Schaub was General Manager of Oriental Residence Bangkok, Thailand of Onyx Hospitality Group. He was with Starwood Hotels & Resorts and the Peninsula Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. He also worked in other locations including New York, California and Switzerland.

Schaub, who is a Swiss national, speaks Swiss German, English, German, and French.

At a Hail-Farewell Cocktail held February 28 at Edsa Shangri-La’s Lobby Lounge, Patrick Schaub led a toast in honor of outgoing General Manager Henry Lee who transfers to Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao in China.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 85 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 36,000. 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.

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