Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Appoints Christian Dolenc as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Appoints Christian Dolenc as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen

Hong Kong, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Christian Dolenc as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen.

Christian brings a wide range of experiences to his new role in South China, having joined Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group at its flagship property, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in 2010.

Following experiences in Jakarta, Indonesia, and later returning to Hong Kong, where he was Hotel Manager for both the group’s Excelsior and Landmark Mandarin Oriental properties, he was appointed General Manager at the group’s award-winning Macau property in 2019.

Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, he gained a wide range of experiences at leading landmark hotels in Europe and Hong Kong with Rocco Forte Hotels and The Peninsula Hotel Group.

“Joining our newest property in Asia Pacific is an absolute honor. I am delighted to be
working with each and every member of this passionate team and look forward to continuing to delight our guests with the levels of service excellence for which Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen has already become renowned.

This is already a landmark destination property which, despite being only open for one year has been well positioned and already achieved much success. I look forward to building on the strong foundation together with my dynamic team to further strengthen our positioning as a destination property in South China and the Greater Bay Area.

Christian holds a MBA in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management by Glion Institute of Higher Education and completed Executive Education Programmes at EHL Lausanne, Switzerland and Cornell University, Ithaca, USA and INSEAD.

A German national born and raised in Munich, Germany, Dolenc speaks German, English and conversational Cantonese. He is married with three children and enjoys traveling and playing the saxophone in his leisure time.

About Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen

With a panoramic view of the heart of the city and stunning Lotus Hill Park and Bijia
Mountain Park, Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen, is situated on the top levels of Tower One of UpperHills. The luxury property consists of 178 spacious guest rooms that offer breath-taking views of the city skyline. The Mandarin Club enhances the guest experience with exclusive ambience and personalised service. The hotel has a total of eight distinctive restaurants and bars which will make it a Shenzhen destination-dining location. The Mandarin Spa features signature Mandarin Oriental wellness treatments, along with a fitness centre and 30m indoor lap pool. The Cube, a unique landmark in Futian district, is an independent meeting space offering 1,500sqm of event space. The Gallery, on the 77th floor, is the highest banquet space in the city.

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 36 hotels and nine residences in 24 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage, local culture and unique design. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.

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Asia Pacific
Tel: +86 21 2082 9984

Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen
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Director of Marketing Communications
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Source: Mandarin Oriental