LUX* Resorts & Hotels has announced the appointment of Mr. Joe Wu as Managing Director – China & South East Asia to oversee the Mauritius-based group’s expanding presence in China.Born and raised in China, Joe graduated with a B.Sc. in Economics from Tsinghua University and went on to further education in the United Kingdom, receiving an M.Sc. in Real Estate Economics and Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science. Joe is also a Real Estate Appraiser of the China National Real Estate Appraiser Association as well as a Chartered Surveyor of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors of the United Kingdom.
Prior to joining LUX*, Joe was the Vice President, Business Development, China of the Pan Pacific Hotel Group following four years at Jumeirah Group where he was Director – Development and Operations for Asia Pacific. With a real estate background in DTZ Real Estate Consulting in Hong Kong and HVS Hotel Consulting, Joe brings an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Chinese hotel and property market that will be invaluable as LUX* looks to further its presence in the region.
“We are delighted to welcome Joe to the LUX* Resorts & Hotels family,” says LUX* CEO Paul Jones. “Joe brings with him a strong background and local knowledge in development in China that will be crucial as we continue to grow and seek opportunities in the Chinese and Asia market, overall.”
“The opportunity to join LUX* Resorts & Hotels at this very moment in time is a really enticing one,” says new LUX* Managing Director – China, Joe Wu. “As a really creative, young and innovative brand, LUX* is perfectly positioned for the Chinese and Asian market and I look forward to helping grow the LUX* brand throughout the region.”