Industry Update
Appointment29 May 2019

Christian Dolenc

Appointed General Manager
At Mandarin Oriental, Macau

Christian Dolenc

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Christian Dolenc as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Macau. In his new position, Dolenc will oversee day-to-day hotel operations, leading the team in delivering operational excellence and innovative guest experiences.

Dolenc, a native German national, started in the hospitality industry at an early age. After receiving his Apprenticeship Diploma in Hotel and Catering Business in Munich, Germany in 2001, he underwent a range of placements in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Germany.

Dolenc was appointed Assistant Front Office Manager at The Peninsula, Hong Kong in 2008 and in 2010, joined Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong as Front Office Manager. In 2012, he transferred to Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta to take on the role of Director of Rooms before relocating back to Hong Kong as Hotel Manager of The Excelsior, Hong Kong in 2016. Most recently, Dolenc was Hotel Manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

A Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management by Glion Institute of Higher Education graduate, he also holds a Certificate from the Executive Education Programme awarded by EHL Lausanne, Switzerland and Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Christian is married with two children, speaks fluent German, English and conversational Cantonese and in his leisure time enjoys traveling, contemporary music and plays the saxophone.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. The Group has grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand and now operates, or has under development, 44 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa.
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