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Bowen takes over as executive chef at Shangri-La Hotel, London

Bowen takes over as executive chef at Shangri-La Hotel, London

5 February 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

To celebrate the arrival of Gareth Bowen, the new executive chef at Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, the hotel has added a stylish Chef’s Market Table in the hotel’s TĪNG Restaurant on Level 35. Chef Bowen will offer a seasonal four course menu at the new table championing fine local ingredients and cooking in tune with the seasons, with fresh produce chosen from Borough Market that day.

Shangri-La  breaks ground for new city resort in China

Shangri-La breaks ground for new city resort in China

13 January 2016 Hotel News

Shangri-La International is developing a new deluxe city resort in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province. Targeted to open in 2019, the property will be located in the centre of the city’s new municipal area, bringing a brand new international luxurious hospitality experience to Zhoushan.

Shangri-La headed for Saudi Arabia following Assila deal

Shangri-La headed for Saudi Arabia following Assila deal

26 May 2015 Hotel News

Assila Investments and Shangri-La International Hotel Management have signed a memorandum of understanding in relation to the management and operation of a luxury hotel and residences development in Jeddah, the second-largest city in Saudi Arabia and the principle gateway to Mecca. Slated to open in early 2018, it will be the first Shangri-La in Saudi Arabia. The 242-room hotel will be in a prominent 65-storey development located on Jeddah Corniche Road facing the Red Sea.

Shangri La appoints chief marketing officer

Shangri La appoints chief marketing officer

21 December 2014 Hotel News

Steven Taylor will join Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts as chief marketing officer on January 5th it has been confirmed. Reporting to Shangri-La president and chief executive Greg Dogan, Taylor will oversee all functions across Shangri-La’s sales and marketing division, including revenue management, sales, digital marketing, brand communications, loyalty and partner marketing, customer insights and relationship management, reservations and distribution and corporate communications.

Shangri-La Hotel, Tianjin, opens in China

Shangri-La Hotel, Tianjin, opens in China

12 August 2014 Hotel News

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has opened its 85th hotel in China’s largest northern port city. The 302-room Shangri-La Hotel, Tianjin sits on the bank of the Haihe River in the new Hedong District, overlooking Tianjin’s signature architecture dating from the 19th century. Home to nearly 300 Fortune 500 companies, Tianjin is a bustling business destination.

Shangri-La sets its sights on Palm Jumeirah

Shangri-La sets its sights on Palm Jumeirah

22 June 2014 Hotel News

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel have signed a letter of intent for Shangri-La to manage a 290-room hotel in The Palm Tower on Palm Jumeirah.  The parties expect to sign a comprehensive hotel management agreement for the property in the coming weeks.

Shangri-La to take over luxury Mauritius hotel

Shangri-La to take over luxury Mauritius hotel

21 June 2014 Hotel News

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has signed a management contract for Le Touessrok, Mauritius. The group will take over management of the resort in August 2014 and will reflag and launch the hotel as Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius in September 2015 following a renovation.

Shangri-La Hotels signs with PressReader

Shangri-La Hotels signs with PressReader

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts will replace approximately two million complimentary print newspapers distributed annually to guests with environmentally-friendly digital versions. The Hong Kong-based luxury hotel group has partnered with PressReader, a digital newspaper and magazine service, to make connecting to Shangri-La and Kerry hotels and resorts’ free Wi-Fi even more edifying.