Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed John Roberts as General Manager of Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai.
An Australian national with almost 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, John joined Jumeirah in 2010 as Hotel Manager of Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai. His extensive experience in Food & Beverage and hotel operations ensured the successful opening Jumeirah’s first hotel in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Jumeirah, John was General Manager at the Marco Polo Jinjiang, Fujian in China. Earlier in his career, John worked with Sheraton, Hyatt, Kempinski, Westin & Le Meridien, working in Australia, Mexico, Hong Kong, Turkey, Taiwan, South Korea and China.
Under John’s leadership, the team of managers and colleagues at Jumeirah Himalayas Shanghai has continued to deliver excellent guest experiences in service and facilities and defining the ‘STAY DIFFERENT’ brand promise, since opening in 2011.