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.
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