Hong Kong, 2017-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has recently announced the appointment of Greg Liddell as General Manager of the Group’s flagship, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok.
Taking the helm of the 141-year-old Grande Dame, Mr Liddell who has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry is no stranger to the Land of Smiles. He began his career with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in 2009 as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai. He was appointed General Manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in 2012 where the property was awarded numerous accolades including Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List for 3 consecutive years during his tenure, and Forbes Five Star Ratings in Hotel, Restaurant and Spa; one of the only three hotels in greater China to achieve this prestigious recognition. In 2014, Mr Liddell joined Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona where he has been instrumental in positioning the property as the city’s premier hotel for service excellence and culinary destination.
An Australian national, Mr Liddell studied and worked in Sydney, before embarking on his hospitality career to Asia. Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Mr Liddell held various senior management positions including General Manager of Aman Resorts, and Group General Manager of Karma Resorts where he was responsible for resorts Bali, Indonesia and Koh Samui, Thailand.
Commenting on his most recent appointment, Richard Baker, Executive Vice President, Operations – Asia said “With many years of valuable experience in key locations, coupled with his undoubted commitment to legendary service, Greg is well positioned for his important new role in Bangkok”.
ABOUT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, BANGKOK
Built in 1876 and ideally located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, has been an inspiration to a host of world-renowned writers from Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maughamto Wilbur Smith and John Le Carre. Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok boasts an international reputation for splendid service, style and grace and facilities including eight restaurants. The hotel’s private teakwood shuttle boats provide daily access to the world famous Thai Cooking School, the hotel’s Thai restaurant, the award-winning Oriental Spa and Health Centre located across the River; as well as the nearest skytrain station (SaphanTaksin) and River City Shopping Centre.
ABOUT MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL GROUP
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 29 hotels and eight residences in 19 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, with the next hotel opening planned in Doha. Mandarin Oriental is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.
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