Industry Update
Appointment20 July 2017

Robert Williams

Appointed General Manager
At Wanda Reign Wuhan in Wuchang, China

Robert Williams Wanda Reign Wuhan has announced the appointment of international hotelier Robert Williams as General Manager effective June 26. Williams has previously worked at luxury hotels and resorts in Europe, Central America, and more recently Central Asia. Originally from the United Kingdom, Williams has been in the luxury hotel industry for 30 years. His impressive career has seen him lead several iconic properties as general manager, including pre-opening, for leading hotel groups including Rocco Forte Hotels, The Dorchester Collection and Marriott International. Williams holds a master's degree in Hospitality and speaks three languages including English, Russian and Spanish.

University of Wolverhampton

Robert Williams (Class of 1990) is a graduate of University of Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton - United Kingdom
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Wanda Hotels & Resorts

As owner and operators, Wanda Hotels & Resorts is an international luxury hotel management company incorporating hotel owner, hotel operations and marketing that is dedicated to providing profound experience of Chinese culture and considerate guest services to global travelers.
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