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Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen Appoints Patrick Low as Area Manager and General Manager

October 23, 2014 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Patrick Low has been appointed area manager and general manager of Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen.

He will be responsible for three Shangri-La hotels in south China, namely are Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen, Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen and Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou. Before the appointment, Mr. Low was vice president for sales and marketing, North China, Shangri-La Hotel Group.

A Malaysian, Mr. Low has more than 20 years of hospitality background and rich experience within Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. He joined the group as Chinese resident manager at China World Hotel, Beijing. Since then, he has held management positions within the group in Malaysia, Bangkok, Wuhan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Baotou, Changzhou and Dalian.

Mr. Low is very excited to get back into hotel operations again. “Appointed as area manager and general manager of Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen, I hope to integrate both my hotel strategic and operational experience accumulated in the corporate office, regional office and hotels from the past years into hotel operations,” Mr. Low said.

With his rich knowledge and experience within the Shangri-La group, Mr. Low will ensure the continuation of offering guest services at the highest standard and the improvement of the hotel’s financial performance.

Opened in October 2008, Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen is a welcoming luxury retreat in the heart of the Futian central business district. The hotel is adjacent to the Convention and Exhibition Centre and Shenzhen Civic Centre. Offering views of the city skyline and a landscaped garden, the 40-storey luxury hotel has 548 guestrooms and 53 serviced apartments. The hotel offers discerning travellers the legendary Shangri-La hospitality, spacious accommodations, extensive catering and meeting facilities spanning more than 4,800 square metres, recreation and spa facilities, three restaurants and a lounge in the heart of Shenzhen.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 85 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 36,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at

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