Industry Update
Appointment13 October 2020

Joanna Liang

Appointed General Manager
At Marco Polo Changzhou, China

Joanna Liang

Wharf Hotels welcomes Joanna Liang back, as she takes up the post of general manager of Marco Polo Changzhou in southern Jiangsu province.

Prior to her return, she held the position of general manager at Artisse Place Shenzhen Hotel Residence, where she led the hotel's pre-opening team into its launch.

Liang's 24-year track record began in hotel operations, with a focus on rooms. During her previous stint with Wharf Hotels, her roles included executive assistant manager of rooms at Niccolo Changsha, and director of rooms at Niccolo Chengdu.

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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