Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen has announced the recent appointment of Mr.George Baird as General Manager, who has previously worked in Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai as General Manager. Mr. Baird has a wealth of hospitality operation and management experience with his career beginning in Scotland 30 years ago. Since being Executive Sous Chef of Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, east Shanghai in 1992, Mr. Baird has worked with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts for more than 20 years by holding various executive positions including Director of Food & Beverage, Residence Manager and General Manager across different Shangri-La properties. Mr. Baird will be responsible for the entire hotel operations at Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen and lead the hotel to continually delight guests with its Shangri-La’s hospitality.
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. 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, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com