The InterContinental Hong Kong has made the following new appointments to the hotel’s management team.
Trevor Owen has been appointed as the hotel’s new Director of Marketing. Trevor joins the InterContinental Hong Kong from Madrid, Spain, where he spent the past year as Area Director of Sales for InterContinental Hotels Group, overseeing 20 hotels in Spain, France, Italy and Malta. Trevor grew up in Canada where he studied Hotel and Restaurant Hospitality, and then began his hotel career at the InterContinental Toronto where he was named the top sales manager in 1991 and 1992. His professional career has spanned assignments in major cities such as London, New York and Toronto, mostly with InterContinental Hotels Group. In addition, he spent five years with Langham Hilton, Millennium Britania Hotels and opened St. Martins Lane in London.
During his career with InterContinental Hotels Group, Trevor has served as Director of Corporate Accounts at the InterContinental the Barclay in New York and as Director of Sales at the Churchill InterContinental Hotel in London.
In the newly created position of Marketing Service Manager, Fiona Wong brings a wealth of media planning experience to the hotel. Most recently she was a Media Planner at Mediaedge:cia Pte Limited, where she looked after the InterContinental Hong Kong. Fiona has also worked as an Account Manager at Systex Information Pte Limited and as a Media Planner for Dentsu Young and Rubicum -The Media Edge.
Lucia Shum has been appointed as Director of Events. Lucia has a decade’s experience in the hotel industry with Conrad Hong Kong. She started as a Catering Coordinator and was then promoted to Catering Sales Manager, Business Development Manager (Catering) and Catering Manager. Most recently, Lucia spent the past five years as Assistant Director of Catering at the Conrad where she was in charge of group corporate business and worked with a wide variety of clients from banking and financial sectors and consulates, as well as the information technology, insurance and fashion industries.
Brenda Cheung has been appointed Assistant Director of Events. Brenda joins InterContinental Hong Kong following one and a half years as the Catering and Conference Services Manager at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, where she was responsible for overseeing catering functions and meeting groups. Previously, she has worked as the Catering Manager at the Harbour Plaza Hong Kong, Assistant Catering Manager at the Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Banquet Sales Manager at The Repulse Bay Co., Ltd., and Senior Banquet Sales Executive at Hotel Victoria.
Tracy Lord is the hotel’s new I-Spa Director. Most recently, Tracy worked at the Sopwell House Country Club and Spa in St. Albans, U.K., where she spent 14 months as their Country Club and Spa Manager. Prior to that, Tracy spent a year as Spa Manager at the Amrita Spa, Raffles City in Singapore. In 2003, Tracy was sent on assignment by Raffles to conduct staff and management training to introduce the Amrita spa philosophy at the Amrita Wellness Centre at Le Montreux Palace in Geneva, Switzerland. She also holds management experience at day spas, destination spas, hotel spas and country retreats around the globe.