Hong Kong SAR, China, 27 November 2019, – Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Von Go as General Manager of Marco Polo Shenzhen.
Von previously held the position of General Manager at Imperial Springs, Guangzhou. Over the past 17 years, Von has successfully built a career in management roles across Asia including China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, with luxury hotel brands Dusit, Montigo Resorts and Ritz-Carlton. During his roles, Von has spearheaded VIP delegations encompassing forums with Head of States and the International Olympic Council. He also participated in the pre-opening of resorts in Bali and Batam, Indonesia.
Von’s hotelier career began in Food and Beverage, also gaining Operations experience in the Rooms Division. He won the prestigious “Outstanding General Manager Award” at the Asian Lifestyle Tourism Awards in 2017.
Thomas Salg, Vice President Operations for Wharf Hotels said, “We welcome Von to the Wharf Hotels family, I am confident our guests will be in the very best of care and service excellence, enabling them to discover the Marco Polo spirit of travel. Von’s expertise in statistical and analytical detail will be a great asset to elevate Marco Polo Shenzhen’s market leadership to the next level, in this highly competitive market. I wish him all the success in his new role with us.”
Von’s ability to implement innovative and strategic plans to improve guest experiences across all facets of the hotel has been the key to his success to date. “I am proud to join the Wharf Hotels family in the vibrant location of Shenzhen. I hope to lead my team to showcase the best of hospitality at Marco Polo Shenzhen and continue to enhance guest satisfaction resulting in even higher guest loyalty,” said Von.
At leisure, Von loves reading, outdoor activities and travelling.
For more information on Marco Polo Shenzhen, visit marcopolohotels.com.
About Wharf Hotels
The Spirit of Discovery
Emanating the spirit of discovery, Wharf Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, is based in Hong Kong SAR of China and currently operates 17 owned or managed hotels under Niccolo or Marco Polo Hotels in China, Hong Kong SAR and the Philippines. Niccolo Hotels was added to the group’s portfolio in 2015 as the new luxury collection, positioning the brand as contemporary chic. The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, opened in January 2018 as the brand's flagship hotel, with one new Niccolo hotel currently under development in Suzhou, China following successful openings in Chengdu, Chongqing and Changsha. Marco Polo’s deluxe hotels in established locations maintain their ethos to explore, discover and experience a destination, drawing on the philosophies of its namesake, Marco Polo: an adventurer, a traveller, an entrepreneur and a connoisseur of culture - just as Marco Polo’s modern travellers are today. Further details are available at wharfhotels.com.
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