Industry Update
Appointment11 September 2019

Michael Ganster

Appointed General Manager
At Niccolo Chengdu, China

Michael Ganster

Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ganster as General Manager of contemporary chic hotel, Niccolo Chengdu, taking the helm of the group's first luxury hotel which opened in 2015.

Amplifying the strategies initiated by Adriano Vences who successfully captained the hotel as its preceding General Manager for 4 years and has since taken up the leading role at The Murray, Hong Kong a Niccolo Hotel, the group's flagship, Michael's new remit is to lead the award-winning hotel in Chengdu, to new heights.

Originally from Austria, Michael has a wealth of hospitality experience spanning over 20 years at five-star properties with brands including Hilton, Raffles International, Dusit International and Fairmont Hotels, during which he played host to multiple Heads of State, royalty, dignitaries, celebrities and artists, whilst overseeing hotels in China, Europe, Middle East, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

At leisure, Michael enjoys the outdoors, plays tennis and is a passionate scuba diver.

Wharf Hotels

Emanating the spirit of discovery, Wharf Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, is based in Hong Kong and currently operates 17 owned or managed hotels under Niccolo or Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong, China and the Philippines.
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