James M. Ong
Appointed General Manager
At Marco Polo Hotels -Hong Kong Properties, Hong Kong (SAR)
Marco Polo Hotels –Hong Kong has appointed Mr. James Ong as General Manager of the three harbourside hotels: Marco Polo Hongkong, Gateway and Prince Hotels.
James is no stranger to Marco Polo: in 2007, he was appointed Area General Manager, Southern China based in Marco Polo Shenzhen.Prior to that, he was General Manager of Omni Saigon Hotel for two years, which at the time was also managed by Marco Polo Hotels.
His most recent position was opening General Manager of Hilton Wuhan Optics Valley.
James has a wealth of hospitality experience under his belt spanning six different countries: from the United States and China to Southeast Asian destinations including Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines and Hong Kong. His solid understanding of the hotel industry will benefit the overall operations and management of the three recently amalgamated properties in Hong Kong now comprising over 1400 total rooms and suites.“This is an exciting opportunity to convey an energized outlook for the Hong Kong properties as well as establish a new business model for Marco Polo Hotels,” said Mr. Ong.