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Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong Welcomes Back General Manager Franz Donhauser

Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong welcomes back Franz Donhauser to succeed Wolfgang Krueger as general manager. Mr. Donhauser is no stranger to Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, where he held the same position from 2002 to 2008. Marking his return, Mr. Donhauser will oversee the overall hotel operation, which includes an extended family of over 850 colleagues, 565 guestrooms and 8 distinct restaurants.

An experienced hotelier, Mr. Donhauser grew up in Austria, where his ancestors owned and operated a small family hotel for many generations. Most recently, he was general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, which he led to achieve notable awards and improvements.

Prior to joining the Shangri-La group, Mr. Donhauser was the general manager of ANA Grand Hotel Vienna, Austria. He has held several key positions with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, both in Asia and overseas, gaining exposure in both city and resort hotels. Earlier in his career, he worked in various positions in Switzerland, Thailand, Korea, Singapore and Australia. He commenced his professional career at the Hotel Bristol, Vienna and was educated at the Hotel Management School D. Speiser, Tegernsee, Germany.

“I think what makes Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong a great hotel is the fantastic, helpful and extremely efficient people working here,” said Mr. Donhauser. “It’s an absolute honour and pleasure to be back working here again and I look forward to leading the team into much greater heights, guided by Shangri-La’s unique brand of hospitality – hospitality from the heart.”

總部設在香港的香格里拉酒店集團目前擁有和管理香格里拉、嘉里和盛貿飯店三個品牌,超過80家飯店,客房量已超過34,000間。香格里拉是五星級的豪華酒店品牌,提供高品質的設施和服務。目前,香格里拉品牌的酒店分佈在澳大利亞、加拿大、中國大陸、斐濟、法國、香港、印度、印度尼西亞、日本、馬來西亞、馬爾代夫、緬甸、菲律賓、新加坡、阿曼、臺灣、泰國、土耳其、阿聯酋和英國。此外,集團還有眾多新的酒店項目正在籌措中,主要分佈在中國大陸、印度、蒙古共和國、菲律賓、卡塔爾和斯裡蘭卡。如需進一步信息或預訂,請與旅行社聯繫或瀏覽香格里拉集團網站 www.shangri-la.com

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