Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Chris Jung as general manager of the newly re-launched Conrad London St. James, the latest addition to Conrad Hotels & Resorts’ luxury portfolio.
With 11 years of extensive knowledge in international luxury hotel management spanning four continents, Jung brings strong commercial insight and a wealth of expertise to the position.
Stuart Bailey, chief executive, Splendid Hospitality Group and owners of Supreme Hotels commented: “We are delighted to have appointed Chris Jung as general manager of the Conrad London St. James.
“We considered Chris’s experience within the luxury hotel segment paramount to his appointment to heading up the only Conrad hotel in London.
“As this is effectively a re-launch and repositioning of the hotel, Chris’s previous roles of managing complex transitions made him the perfect choice for the role.”
Jung joins Conrad London St. James from five years with InterContinental Hotels Group, overseeing day-to-day operations for The Intercontinental Berlin, Intercontinental Taba Heights Resort, and Intercontinental Doha The City and Intercontinental Residence Suites Doha The City.
Prior to IHG, Jung worked with Hilton Worldwide from 2003 to 2009, working in properties throughout the company’s portfolio, including roles as director of operations at both Hilton Tokyo and Hilton Zurich Airport.
Jung commented on his appointment: “It is an honour to be a part of the return of Conrad luxury back to London.
“The brand, the city and the building perfectly complement one another, from their rich, illustrious history to their modern and dynamic culture.
Conrad London St. James offers a variety of 256 rooms and suites over six floors, from superior and executive rooms to duplex suites.
Situated in a highly sought-after location in Britain’s political heartland, global luxury travellers are invited to experience a sophisticated environment featuring locally inspired style and design.