Industry Update
Appointment19 September 2019

Marcel van Mierlo

Appointed General Manager
At New World Makati Hotel, Philippines

Marcel van Mierlo

New World Makati Hotel announces the appointment of Marcel van Mierlo as the new general manager. In conjunction with his role as Regional Vice President of the Rosewood Hotel Group, Mr. van Mierlo will oversee the operations and management of the hotel with his extensive expertise in hospitality and food and beverage management. Mr. van Mierlo brings with him more than three decades of experience in the industry from properties in China such as Shanghai, Shenzen and Hong Kong, as well as in Malaysia, the Netherlands and London.

Before joining New World Makati Hotel, Mr. van Mierlo was general manager of two properties: New World Shanghai Hotel and Pentahotel Shanghai. A few years prior, he was general manager of Shangri-la Hotel Shenzen following his post as hotel manager of Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur. He has held senior management positions for the Steigenberger Kurhaus Hotel at the Hague; Kowloon Shangri-La and Island Shangri-La Hotels in Hong Kong as well as the Dorchester in London.Mr. van Mierlo attended Cornell University in New York, USA and Middelbare Hotelschool in the Netherlands, his native country.

Rosewood Hotel Group

Rosewood Hotel Group, one of the world's leading hotel companies, encompasses four brands: ultra-luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® in North America, Caribbean/Atlantic, Europe, the Middle East and Asia; contemporary deluxe New World Hotels & Resorts in China and Southeast Asia; neighbourhood lifestyle pentahotels in Europe and Asia; and KHOS™, a dynamic global business lifestyle hotel brand.
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