Dorsett Hospitality International is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Au as the General Manager of Dorsett Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong.
Gary, formerly the General Manager of Dorsett Mongkok brings along with him well over 25 years’ working experience in the hospitality industry and incredible achievements in sales & marketing area. Before joining Dorsett Hospitality International, he held senior roles at Imperial Hotel, Best Western Hotel Harbour View and Regal Hotels International; all in Hong Kong.
The 547-room Dorsett Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong situated in the bustling Tsuen Wan district offers a convenient location for both business and leisure travellers with easy access to Hong Kong’s major shopping and dining hubs like Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok. The hotel is approximately 30 minutes’ drive to the Hong Kong International Airport, AsiaWorld-Expo and Hong Kong Disneyland; and a mere 8 minutes’ walk to the MTR Tai Wo Hau Station. Facilities include Dorsett Cafe, an all-day dining outlet, a comprehensively equipped gymnasium, swimming pool and spa as well as a ballroom and various multi-functional rooms complete with state-of-the-art meeting paraphernalia.
The group is also pleased to announce the promotion of Barry Lo, the Resident Manager of Silka Seaview and Silka West Kowloon as the General Manager for both hotels in Hong Kong. Barry has been with the Group since March 2004 and was part of the pre-opening team for Silka West Kowloon and Silka Far East Hotel. Prior to his promotion, Barry was assisting Richard Kwong, Cluster General Manager of Silka Seaview and Silka West Kowloon. In his new position, Barry will be responsible for the overall day-to-day operation and profitability of both hotels, reporting directly to Richard Kwong; who now heads the Silka Hotels brand in Hong Kong and with an expanded role in the operations of Dorsett Wuhan and Lushan Resort, both located in Mainland China.
Over in Malaysia, the Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Susan Carlos as the General Manager of Dorsett Grand Labuan. Susan takes over the leading role from Alfred Paulsen who have moved over to the soon-to-open Dorsett Putrajaya, Malaysia.
An experienced hotelier with a strong sales and marketing background, Susan was most recently the Executive Assistant Manager for Dorsett Grand Labuan. Prior to this, Susan was heading the Sales & Marketing Division of Dorsett Grand Subang. Susan has been with the Group since 2007.
The upscale 178-room Dorsett Grand Labuan is the only international 5-star hotel in Labuan Island; an island strategically located in the heart of Southeast Asia, 8 kilometres off the coast of Borneo, the glimmering Pearl of the South China Sea. The hotel was most recently accorded the “Best Business Hotel Brand Malaysia 2014” and “Luxury Business Hotel 2014”.