28 December 2020 (Hong Kong SAR, China) — Wharf Hotels and its Associates and Colleagues received further recognition from the industry’s globally recognised excellence awards at HRD Awards Asia 2020 and the Stelliers 2020.
With Wharf Hotels’ commitment to develop talent for their long term success, Wharf Hotels is proud to announce the recipient of four Awards in the HRD Awards Asia 2020. The signature “LIVE BOLD Leadership Development Program” has been awarded the Best Leadership Development Program while its Talent Development team has been awarded the Best Learning & Development Program. Mr Dundy Deng, Area Director of Human Resources has been recognised as HR Director of the Year, Asia and Ms Vanessa Chu, Learning & Development Executive is awarded as HR Rising Star of the Year, Asia. The recognition reflects its continued commitment to the transformational leadership strategy in which Associates and Colleagues are at the heart of everything we do, in order to stay ahead of the curve in these challenging times.
At this year’s Stelliers, the company is delighted to see nine Associates being finalists in their respective categories with two Associates being awarded with the prestigious accolade. Group Director Purchasing of Wharf Hotels, Mr Roger Shing, has been recognised as the coveted “Hotelier of The Year 2020” in the Corporate category while Director of Finance of Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan, Ms Jolin Su, was awarded in Finance category.
Vice President Human Resources of Wharf Hotels, Ms Juliette Lim said, “The success of these in-house programmes have once again validated the LIVE BOLD, STAY SHARP focus outlined in our Red Ring Leadership Philosophy. Our star performers are groomed to attain new heights in their careers which reinforces the overall success of our 360 Talent Management Strategy. It is our winning Learning and Performance Management Culture that lays the foundation where everyone has a chance to learn, grow and shine! Congratulations to all winners for their contributions and success as well!”
Wharf Hotels is thrilled to receive the Awards to wrap up this year. The company believes development is one of the key priorities and will continue to drive investment in our most important asset, our Associates and Colleagues.
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 16 owned or managed hotels under Niccolo or Marco Polo Hotels in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines. Niccolo Hotels was added to the group’s portfolio in 2015 as the luxury collection, positioning the brand as contemporary chic. The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, the brand's flagship hotel, was ranked as the top hotel in the city within a year of its opening, and the upcoming opening of Niccolo Suzhou will bring the brand’s collection to 5 hotels following the successes of Niccolo Chengdu, Chongqing and Changsha. Marco Polo’s international deluxe hotels in established locations within China, Hong Kong and the Philippines maintain their ethos to explore, discover and experience a destination, drawing on the philosophies of their namesake, Marco Polo: an adventurer, a traveller, an entrepreneur and a connoisseur of culture - just as Marco Polo’s modern travellers are today. Wharf Hotels is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance. Further details are available at wharfhotels.com.
About Global Hotel Alliance
Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) is the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 35 brands with over 570 hotels in 85 countries. GHA uses a shared technology platform to drive incremental revenues and create cost savings for its member brands. GHA’s award-winning loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, provides 17 million members exclusive opportunities to immerse themselves in local culture wherever they travel. For more information, visit globalhotelalliance.com.