Henry Lee has been appointed as general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao. Prior to coming to Qingdao, Mr. Lee was general manager at Esda Shangri-La, Manila, a position he assumed in July 2011.
Mr. Lee has more than 25 years of hotel management experience and has worked with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts for more than 18 years. His assignments have included a variety of positions, including at the general manager level, at Shangri-La hotels in mainland China, Myanmar, the Philippines and Malaysia.
While with Shangri-La Hotel, Xian, Mr. Lee gained recognition for managing Shangri-La’s best marketing team and for most improved revenue per available room (RevPAR) in 2009. He was recognized as one of the top 10 general managers in China in 2008 and one of the top 10 leading hoteliers in 2009 in China’s Starlight Hotel Awards.
A native of Singapore, Mr. Lee has a strong ability to define clearly business strategies while building valuable partnerships across all audiences, and he has a great passion for training and development, retaining talent and driving corporate social responsibility.
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, Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar,
Philippines, Qatar and Sri Lanka. For more
information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access
the website at www.shangri-la.com