Foshan, China, 12 July, 2022 – John Chen has been appointed Director of Sales & Marketing of Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan. The 390-room hotel is adjusted to the Foshan famous historic site Lingnan Tiandi, and is managed by Hong Kong SAR-based Wharf Hotels.
John will lead the hotel Sales and Marketing Department in a new direction, drawing on his over 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry and his professional knowledge gained in key positions in Sheraton, Marriott and Hyatt hotels. He pays attention to the changing market environment, teaches sales person more marketing skills and constantly explores new business ideas. He encourages everyone to devote more enthusiasm to the target industry and take the initiative to seek cooperation in various fields.
Marcel Sawyere, General Manager of the Hotel, said, "We welcome John to join us. With his extensive experience and passion for the hotel, we are certain that John will lead the sales and marketing team continuing to drive the brand ethos and send more positive signals to leisure and business travellers, and recommend more explorers to discover their destination Foshan. "
John was born in Guangzhou and graduated from marketing major. He likes fashion and new things, in his spare time, will explore business circles, food and animation with his family.
About Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan
EXPLORE DISCOVER EXPERIENCE
Located in the central Chancheng District of Foshan at the junction of Zumiao Road and Renmin Road, Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan is designed with a modern and oriental touch. It is adjacent to the Ancestral Temple and the beautiful Lingnan Tiandi. It is only a 5 minutes’ short walk to the Zumiao subway station and 55 minutes’ drive to the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. The hotel features 390 rooms and suites, including three stylish villas with private gardens and a variety of 1-2 bedroom serviced apartments. All rooms have private balconies, either overseeing the Foshan Lingnan Tiandi or the city canter. Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 35 brands with over 500 hotels in 85 countries. Further details on Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan are available at https://marcopolohotels.com
About Wharf Hotels
The Spirit of Discovery
Emanating the spirit of discovery, Wharf Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, is based in Hong Kong SAR of China, and currently operates 16 owned or managed hotels under Niccolo or Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the Philippines. Niccolo Hotels was added to the group’s portfolio in 2015 as the luxury collection, positioning the brand as contemporary chic. The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, the brand's flagship hotel, was ranked as the top hotel in the city within a year of its opening. The recent opening of Niccolo Suzhou brings the brand’s collection to five hotels following the successes of Niccolo Chengdu, Chongqing and Changsha.
Marco Polo’s international deluxe hotels in established locations within Hong Kong, Mainland China and the Philippines maintain their ethos to explore, discover and experience a destination, drawing on the philosophies of their namesake, Marco Polo: an adventurer, a traveller, an entrepreneur and a connoisseur of culture – just as Marco Polo’s modern travellers are today. Wharf Hotels is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance. Further details are available at wharfhotels.com.
About GHA DISCOVERY
Launched in 2010, GHA DISCOVERY is the world’s largest loyalty programme for independent hotel brands, featuring more than 500 hotels, resorts and palaces across 35 brands. Members enjoy VIP recognition, thoughtful benefits and generous rewards at home or away. Recently the programme has evolved to include an additional tier and flexible paths to upgrade through nights/stays, eligible purchases or number of brands stayed, making it easier and faster for members to reach elite status. Unlike more traditional programmes, GHA DISCOVERY does not ask members to count points towards their next upgrade. Instead, members earn and spend DISCOVERY Dollars (D$), an exclusive rewards currency. They also enjoy members-only Experiences curated by each hotel and have access to properties close to home, without a stay, through member-only Local Offers. For more information about GHA DISCOVERY or to join, visit www.ghadiscovery.com or download the GHA DISCOVERY mobile app. Travellers can also connect with GHA DISCOVERY on Instagram and Facebook