Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong appoints Great Southern Outbound to establish stronger foothold in Australia and New Zealand

HONG KONG, 2015-7-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong is pleased to announce the appointment of Great Southern Outbound (GSO), a Sydney-based representation company providing hospitality sales and marketing solutions in Australia and New Zealand. In establishing a stronger foothold in the Asia Pacific region, GSO will represent the three Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong, namely Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel, to strengthen and cultivate markets in key source cities; Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Auckland.

With GSO’s goal of maximising room night revenue and outbound exposure, combined with Marco Polo Hotels’ commitment to deliver exceptional hospitality service that creates value at every encounter, a flourishing market will be tapped to drive business to the Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong.

Under the guidance of Louise Barker a seasoned professional with over 20 years experience working with hotels & resorts, GSO will utilise strong relationships with key partners to develop outbound travel, boost occupancy rates & revenue, and stimulate MICE and marketing activities.

“More than just a hotel representation company, GSO offers expertise across a wide network using their knowledge and experience to deliver sustainable revenue and dependable results. They have a thorough understanding of the Australia-New Zealand business landscape with strong connections to key decision makers across all segments. Together, we can efficiently and effectively develop these markets and support the business of our three hotels.” says Sonny Ang, Head of Sales & Marketing of Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong.

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Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon, the three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong, namely Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel, form part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex of more than 450 shops featuring the world’s leading luxury brands. The three hotels comprise 1,461 well appointed and spacious guestrooms and suites, all equipped with complimentary handy smartphone and Wi-Fi with deluxe amenities. Every Marco Polo hotel befits the new-age traveller, whether on business or leisure, with its elegant design, impeccable service and modern comforts. Marco Polo Hotels is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, a Hong Kong-listed company with core business interests in property and investments in communications and container-terminal operations.

For more information, please contact:

Samantha Poon
Director of Communications
Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel | Gateway | Prince
Tel: (852) 2118-7281
Fax: (852) 2113-0211

Denise Ho
Communications Manager
Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel | Gateway | Prince
Tel: (852) 2118-7282
Fax: (852) 2113-0211