Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Appoints Leslie Teo As Director Of Operations

This information originated in U.K. English.

December 28, 2013

SHENZHEN, China - Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai announces the appointment of Leslie Teo as director of operations. Teo will report to John Burger, general manager, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the hotel's operations including Front Office, Food & Beverage, Kitchen, Housekeeping, Engineering, Security, Fitness Centre and other relevant operating departments.

John Burger said, "Leslie brings to the role 20 years of experience and proven success in the hospitality industry. He is a great asset for the hotel operations team, and we are confident that he will bring the hospitality service into a new level."

Commenting on his new challenge, Teo said, "I am very excited to get a chance to be part of the team to open this hotel and I am always proud of leading this hotel operation team to set the foundation of Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai. I am confident that this hotel will be the bright spot in the vibrant city of Shenzhen."

In his former role at The Langham Shenzhen, he was responsible for establishment and strategy development of the F&B operations of this opening project, including six outlets and 500-seats for banquet.

Prior to The Langham Shenzhen, Teo first joined Hilton Worldwide in 2008 as director of food and beverages in Hilton Beijing Capital Airport, developing all F&B concept and strategizing for this new opening project, overseeing four restaurants and two bars including 1800-seats banqueting. He then worked in Hilton Chongqing and Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao. Teo also held positions with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in China and Singapore.

Teo is a Singaporean who holds diploma in hotel management and hospitality management from IHTTI School of Hotel Management in Switzerland.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai at http://news.hilton.com/ShenzhenShekou.

Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai is located at No.1177 Wanghai Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067, China. To make reservations, please call the hotel directly at +86 755 2162 8888 or visit the hotel's website at shenzhenshekounanhai.hilton.com.

About Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai
The striking Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai hotel is ideally situated in the core area of Shenzhen's western coastal city belt. The hotel is within close proximity to Shekou Ferry Terminal, which connects the area to Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong Central, Macau and Zhuhai. Designed to resemble the sail of a ship overlooking the Shenzhen Bay, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou's 323 spacious guest rooms, including 16 suites, boast a range of modern amenities.

Guests can dine on a range of fresh and innovative cuisine, with six inviting options, including fine dining, all-day buffets, authentic Cantonese cuisine, poolside snacks and a sophisticated rooftop bar. Leisure facilities include a spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, 24-hour fitness center and children's playground. Meeting and social event can be held in 2,900 square meters of flexible meeting and banquet facilities, and business people can utilize a 24-hour business center.

About Hilton Worldwide's 25th Anniversary in China
Hilton Worldwide is celebrating its 25th anniversary in China, marking a new milestone in Hilton Worldwide's legacy of providing Chinese guests with excellent hospitality services. In 1988, Hilton Worldwide became one of the first international hotel brands to enter China and has since grown with China's consumers by constantly innovating to win their hearts at home and abroad. Since its entry into China, Hilton Worldwide has been registering strong growth in the Chinese market by expanding its presence from over 30 operating hotels today to more than 150 properties over the next few years. Hilton Worldwide is also accelerating its expansion in the market with more than 120 projects in the pipeline under the Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn brands. Over the past 25 years, Hilton Worldwide has launched meaningful initiatives tailored for Chinese tastes, including the Huanying program and Hilton HHonors program, and in 2011 Hilton Worldwide became the first multinational hotel company to sponsor the Chinese Olympic Committee. Hilton Worldwide is launching a series of campaigns and promotional activities to commemorate the event.

Contact

Jessie Xiao
Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Pre-Opening Office
+86 755 2162 8888
jessie.xiao@hilton.com

Rem Li
Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai
+86 755 2162 8888
rem.li@hilton.com

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