CHENGDU, China, Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce that Simon Wang, Executive Assistant Manager, Niccolo Chengdu has been presented with the prestigious President's Appreciation Award, in recognition of his professional commitment and leadership to Niccolo Chengdu as Acting General Manager from May to August 2019.
Simon Wang, Executive Assistant Manager, Niccolo Chengdu, is presented with the President's Appreciation Award by Dr Jennifer Cronin, President, Wharf Hotels, on Thursday 8 August 2019 in Chengdu.
As only the second recipient in the company's history to receive such an accolade, Simon heralds over 15 years of experience in hospitality, having accepted a role with Niccolo Chengdu's pre-opening leadership team in 2014 as Director of Sales and Marketing. Instrumental in positioning Wharf Hotels' new contemporary chic brand in the luxury segment for the rapidly growing destination, Simon's remit included driving occupancy and revenue alongside establishing the hotel as the epicentre of events and occasions for captains of industry, where it soon became the destination's leading hotel on TripAdvisor. In 2018, Simon's windfall was further recognised with his promotion to Executive Assistant Manager overseeing sales, marketing and hotel operations. He was later awarded Sales Hotelier of the Year at the BMW Hotelier Awards in 2016.
Michael Ganster, General Manager of Niccolo Chengdu said, "Simon is a highly respected hotelier who has demonstrated unique insights to his sales and marketing team and has overcome the market's competitive hotel scape. Relying on his enthusiasm and outstanding management style, I believe he will continue to be one of the mainstays of Niccolo Chengdu and achieve even more successes alongside his team".
About Niccolo Hotels
New Encounters. Timeless Pleasures.
Niccolo is a collection of four contemporary chic hotels inspired by luxury fashion, all with desirable, highly prized addresses. Underpinning the brand is the desire to make life effortlessly luxurious for guests. At heart, as discoverers and re-discoverers of luxury experiences, styles and tastes, Niccolo Hotels are modern sophisticated spaces. The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotels opened in January 2018 as the flagship, with one new Niccolo hotel currently under development in Suzhou, China, following successful openings in Chengdu, Chongqing, Hong Kong and Changsha. Further details are available at niccolohotels.com.