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Makie Chu – Appointed as General Manager for Dorsett City London

July 25, 2018 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Dorsett Hospitality International is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Makie Chu as General Manager of Dorsett City, London; the group’s 2nd hotel in the United Kingdom.

A respected and established figure in the hospitality industry, Makie brings with her well over 20 years of hospitality involvement.  Her wealth of experience encompasses strong knowledge not only in sales and marketing but also in the highly competitive arena of food and beverage operations.  She has worked in a multitude of regions such as the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Mainland China and Macau.  Her diverse portfolio included several senior regional executive positions notably with the Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and The Westin Hotel Group.

‘We are extremely thrilled and excited with the appointment of Makie as General Manager of Dorsett City, London.  With her extensive hospitality experience and expertise as well as her sharp business and marketing acumen, we are confident Makie will be one of our most important talents and will definitely add great value to our UK operations.  We look forward to Makie’s dynamic leadership in leading the team at Dorsett City London forward to the next level of success and to firmly place the Dorsett brand in the UK/Europe market,’ said Rebecca Kwan, Head of Operations-UK and Senior Vice President of Sales – HK and UK.

Dorsett City London

Opened in July 2017, the 13-storey, 267 key Dorsett City London Aldgate boasts of contemporary architecture and design, alongside two restaurants – VQ and Shikumen, a 24-hour gym, four meeting rooms and a newly opened destination rooftop terrace bar – Jin Bo Law with a panoramic view of London’s most iconic skyline. Dorsett City London in Aldgate is Dorsett Hospitality International’s second hotel in the UK, following on from the highly successful Dorsett Shepherds Bush.

Dorsett City London is Dorsett Hospitality International’s 2nd hotel in the UK and is located in the heart of the City of London’s financial district and the gateway to East London with the vibrancy of Shoreditch and its array of galleries, boutiques and markets nearby. The hotel is within walking distance to the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Leadenhall Market, Tate Modern, Spitalfields Markets, Brick Lane, Borough Market and Columbia Road Flower Market.

Adjacent to Aldgate Station, the hotel provides easy access in and around London and just minutes from Tower Gateway for the 02 Arena, Canary Wharf, Excel and London City Airport.

Dorsett Hospitality International

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Dorsett Hospitality International has three brands under its umbrella ….the upscale and midscale Dorsett Hotels & Resorts and d.Collection comprising a range of charismatic boutique hotels; and the value-led Silka Hotels. The group currently owns and manages 54 hotels in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and the United Kingdom; including eight more openings within the next couple of years in Malaysia, Australia and the United Kingdom. For more information on Dorsett Hospitality International, visit:

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