New Hong Kong Hotels Association Chairman Elects

The Hong Kong Hotels Association (HKHA) announced today (22 August, 2018) the election of Ms Rebecca Kwan, Senior Vice President of Sales – Hong Kong & United Kingdom of Dorsett Hospitality International, as its new chairman.

Ms Rebecca Kwan was appointed an additional role within the group as Head of Operations – United Kingdom to oversee the entire hotel operations in the United Kingdom. Ms Kwan also holds the portfolio of General Manager of Lan Kwai Fong Hotel @ Kau U Fong, Hong Kong; a boutique hotel under the d.Collection brand of Dorsett Hospitality International.

Besides being a key player in the formation of strategic business plans to drive sales performance for the group in Hong Kong and other regions, Ms Rebecca Kwan, in her expanded role, is also accountable in supporting UK sales and hotel revenue related matters.

A member of the Association’s Executive Committee since 2009, Ms Rebecca Kwan was elected 2nd Vice Chairman in 2017.  “It’s an honour to serve as chairman of HKHA which plays a key role in Hong Kong’s tourism industry and development of the city’s hospitality to nearly 60 million visitors each year.  It’s also a privilege to work together with the Executive Committee comprising a group of professional hoteliers, for setting priorities to uplift the quality and standards of service for the betterment of the hotel industry,” Ms Rebecca Kwan said.

The HKHA Executive Committee would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Mr Shaun Campbell for his invaluable contribution in steering the Association since 2017 and for his tireless effort and dedication in helping to raise the profile of the hotel industry in Hong Kong.

Incoming Chairman, Ms Rebecca Kwan, will commence her two-year term effective 22 August 2018.  Members of the Executive Committee include:

Ms Rebecca Kwan – Chairman of Hong Kong Hotels Association
Senior Vice President of Sales – Hong Kong & United Kingdom and Head of Operations – United Kingdom of Dorsett Hospitality International
General Manager of Lan Kwai Fong Hotel @ Kau U Fong

Mr Kevin Chuc – 1st Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Hotels Association
General Manager of The Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers / The Olympian Hong Kong

Mr. Luc Bollen – 2nd Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Hotels Association
General Manager & Area Director of The Park Lane Hong Kong, a Pullman Hotel

Mr Alex Wu, General Manager
The Cityview

Mr James Li, General Manager
Gloucester Luk Kwok Hong Kong

Mr Gerhard Aicher, General Manager
Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong

Mr Wilson Lee, General Manager
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin

Mr Victor Chan, General Manager
The Kowloon Hotel

Mr Shaun Campbell, Managing Director
The Langham, Hong Kong

Mr John A. Girard, Vice President - Development / Area General Manager - HK
Regal Airport Hotel

Mr Hans Loontiens, Area General Manager
Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong

Dr Peter C. F. Wong
Senior Vice President - Hotel Division / General Manager
Royal Plaza Hotel

Mr Charles T. Woo, Managing Director
Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers

Ms Rebecca Kwan said, “I look forward to working with the members of the tourism industry and I am confident that we will help to build and ensure the prosperity of the industry which will contribute greatly to the Hong Kong economy as well as creating more opportunities for the local work force.”