5 December 2019, Hong Kong SAR, China – Ms. Helen Tan is the Hotel Manager of Marco Polo Hotels - Hong Kong. She loves sports, especially running and recently successfully challenged herself to complete a 250km desert marathon.
In late September, Ms. Tan travelled to Chile to participate in the annual Atacama Crossing marathon. Participants were required to cross the 250-kilometer desert within 7 days, including running a full marathon in under a day. Despite an ankle injury in the first stage, Ms. Tan persevered and completed the marathon, personally demonstrating the spirit of the Marco Polo Hotels — Explore, Discover and Experience. Exploring the world, discovering her limits and experiencing new challenges.
"Make life as pleasant as you can." Ms. Tan challenges herself to live her true self. She embodies the ethos of discovery, creating unique experiences and drawing on the key philosophies of its namesake, Marco Polo: the explorer, global traveller, entrepreneur and connoisseur of culture.
At her job, Ms. Tan also demonstrates perseverance and creativity. "I am convinced that Ms. Tan's leadership, her unyielding spirit and her work experience in international hotels will surely unite the staff of the three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong to provide the perfect accommodation for the travellers.” Marco Polo Hotels - Hong Kong’s General Manager, Mr. Dalip Singh said.
About Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong
EXPLORE DISCOVER EXPERIENCE
Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon, the three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong SAR of China (Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel), form part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex, with more than 450 shops and the world’s leading luxury brands.
The three hotels comprise 1,459 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, plus deluxe amenities. Every Marco Polo hotel befits the new-age traveller, be it business or pleasure, with elegant designs, impeccable service and all the modern comforts.
The three Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong are part of Wharf Hotels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, a Hong Kong-listed company with core business interests in property and investments in communications and container-terminal operations.
About Global Hotel Alliance
Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) is the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 30 brands with over 550 hotels in 78 countries. GHA uses a shared technology platform to drive incremental revenues and create cost savings for its member brands. GHA’s award-winning loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, provides 15 million members exclusive opportunities to immerse themselves in local culture wherever they travel. For more information, visit globalhotelalliance.com