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New Appointment of Christine Wang

Executive Assistant Manager - Sales & Marketing of Le Royal Meridien Shanghai

SHANGHAI, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Christine Wang has been appointed as the Executive Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing for Le Royal Meridien Shanghai.

Executive Assistant Manager – Sales & Marketing of Le Royal Meridien Shanghai

In her new position, Christine will be responsible for driving the overall sales and marketing strategy of Le Royal Meridien Shanghai with 761 rooms, where she will also oversee the daily operations of the hotel Sales, Marketing Communications, Online Marketing, MICE, Event & Catering, bringing her expertise to further enhance the hotel's reputation as one of the leading business hotels in China. 

Christine Wang brings with her around 14 years of expertise in Sales, Marketing and Catering Management. She joins Le Royal Meridien Shanghai from Hilton Hongqiao Shanghai where she held the position of Director of Business Development since 2014. In pursuit of excellence, she creatively tested business models resulting in a hight growth in total revenue and GOP and leading the hotel to the No. 1 Revenue contributor in Hilton Greater China. With savvy leadership, creativity and strategic thinking, she was also selected and participated into SHINE GM program in Hilton APAC region in 2016. An accomplished strategic thinker and effective communicator, she worked at various position levels with responsibility for sales, marketing, revenue and team development across a wide range of international hotels including Marriott Hongqiao, Hyatt on the Bund and Sofitel Hyland Shanghai.

"We are delighted to have Christine on board," said Benjamin Zahn, General Manager of Le Royal Meridien Shanghai. "With her proven qualities in leadership, strategic planning, market insights and the commitment to the highest standards of quality and service in achieving high performance goals, we are confident that Christine will be a tremendous asset to the team and drive the hotel to the next level."

A native Shanghainese, Christine enjoys travelling, cooking and unlocking new things in life in her spare time.

Le Royal Meridien Shanghai

Located in 789 Nanjing Road East, Le Royal Meridien is in the centre of Shanghai. The tallest landmark building in Shanghai Puxi with an ultra modern design, the location of Le Royal Meridien is second to none. Stylish and sophisticated, the five-star deluxe Le Royal Meridien Shanghai has the best facilities in Shanghai. 761 luxurious guest rooms and suites that showcase views of the mighty Huangpu River, People's Square, or the Shanghai skyline. With 6 exciting restaurants and bars, 2,000 square meters of meeting space, two naturally lit Grand Ballrooms and numerous breakout rooms; the hotel offers facilities unmatched by any other.

About Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts

Le Meridien, the Paris-born hotel brand currently represented by nearly 100 properties in more than 40 countries, was acquired by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (HOT) in November 2005. With more than 80 of its properties located in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific, Le Meridien provided a strong international complement to Starwood's then primarily North American holdings at the time of purchase. Since then, Le Meridien has gone through a brand re-launch, which included a large scale hotels product consolidation and redefined brand strategy. Through creation of the LM100 artist community, Le Meridien has transformed numerous guest touch points, thus bringing unique, interactive and curated experiences to its guests. Plans call for dynamic expansion of Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts within the next five years, concentrating on markets in Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Le Meridien recently opened new hotels in Cairo, Bali, Atlanta, Dallas, Istanbul, Oran (Algeria), Zhengzhou (China), Arlington (Virginia, USA) and Santa Monica, (California, USA), and will open in the next 12 months in Bangkok, Chicago, New Orleans, Mahabaleshwar (India), Gandhinagar (India), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Tampa (Florida, USA), Charlotte (North Carolina, USA) and Indianapolis (Indiana, USA). For more information, please visit www.lemeridien.com or www.facebook.com/lemeridien. Follow @LeMeridienHotels on Instagram.

About Marriott International

Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) is the world's largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 6,000 properties in 122 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts. The company's 30 leading brands include: Bulgari®, The Ritz-Carlton® and The Ritz-Carlton Reserve®, St. Regis®, W®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, The Luxury Collection®, Marriott Hotels®, Westin®, Le Meridien®, Renaissance® Hotels, Sheraton®, Delta Hotels by MarriottSM, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Tribute Portfolio™, Design Hotels™, Gaylord Hotels®, Courtyard®, Four Points® by Sheraton, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, Residence Inn®, TownePlace Suites®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Aloft®, Element®, Moxy® Hotels, and Protea Hotels by Marriott®. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com and @MarriottIntl.

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