Dr. K.S. Lo, Named Asia Pacific Hotelier
|19 May 2005, Singapore - Dr. Lo Ka Shui, GBS JP, Deputy Chairman and
Managing Director of Great Eagle Holdings and Chairman of the Langham Hotels
International Group was presented with the Asia Pacific Hotelier of 2004
award at today's 8th Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference held at the
Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore.
The prestigious award is a tribute to Dr. Lo's dedication, commitment and achievement to the hotel industry in the region and particularly Hong Kong. As one of Hong Kong's leading property and hotel companies, Langham Hotel International is a dynamic, modern international hospitality ownership and management company which has become a real success story for an Asian home grown brand.
Langham Hotels International (LHI) is wholly owned by Hong Kong based Great Eagle Holdings Limited which is one of Hong Kong's leading property and hotel companies, developing, investing in and managing high quality office, retail, residential and hotel properties in Hong Kong, North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The group's extensive international hotel portfolio currently comprises eight properties with over 4,760 rooms in six gateway cities across the four continents, namely, London, Boston, Hong Kong, Toronto, Melbourne and Auckland.
In the fourth quarter of 2004, the Group opened Langham Place, a 1.8 million square feet complex in the prime shopping district of Mongkok, Hong Kong. It consists of a 600,000 square feet shopping mall, a 770,000 square feet intelligent office tower and the five-star Langham Place Hotel, Mongkok, Hong Kong. The project which took over 14 years to materialize due to the complexity of multiple land ownership in the area is now singlely accredited for the revitalisation of Mongkok.
In Hong Kong, LHI owns, manages and operates the luxury 490-room Langham
Hotel, Hong Kong, the all new 665-room five-star Langham Place Hotel, Mongkok,
Hong Kong, and the newly refurbished four-star 468-room Eaton Hotel Hong
Kong. Internationally, it owns and operates four luxury hotels, including
the 429-room Langham Hotel, London, the 325-room Langham Hotel, Boston,
the 387-room Langham Hotel, Melbourne, the 410-room Langham Hotel, Auckland.
In Canada, LHI owns and asset manages the four-star 1,590-room Delta Chelsea
Hotel, Toronto. Of these, five properties are accredited by the prestigious
"The Leading Hotels of the World" being some of the world's finest luxury
Each year, the Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference honours an Asia Pacific Hotelier who has had the greatest impact on the region's hospitality industry. The Hotelier of the Year award was first presented at the 3rd Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference in 2000. Past recipients were
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