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Yin Yin Wong Named Director of Marketing, 
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels International
19 May 2006, Singapore: Millennium & Copthorne Hotels International is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Yin Yin Wong as its Director of Marketing. 
Based in Singapore, Yin Yin will support all Millennium & Copthorne hotels, both existing and new, within the Asia Pacific region in their marketing services, e-marketing, corporate communications, loyalty & membership programmes, credit card and frequent flyer partnership efforts. She will also support in the deployment of the brand throughout the region.  
Prior to joining Millennium & Copthorne, Yin Yin was the Regional Public Relations Manager, Asia Pacific for Le Meridien. She has over 14 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has held several management positions in international hotel chains.  She brings with her, a fresh new outlook and creativity to this new challenge.  
“Yin Yin is joining Millennium & Copthorne International at a juncture when the group is going through a dynamic and fast expanding phase in the Asia Pacific Region.  With her extensive and relevant experience, I look forward to working closely with her to bring the marketing activities of Millennium & Copthorne in Asia Pacific to a new height” said Mr Raphael Saw, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Asia Pacific, Millennium & Copthorne International Limited.  
Millennium & Copthorne International Limited (a subsidiary of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc and member of the Singapore-based Hong Leong Group) owns and operates hotel properties in seven countries in Asia. Globally, the UK-headquartered Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc owns and operates more than 90 hotels in 16 countries, making it one of the largest owned and managed hotel groups in the world. The Millennium and Copthorne brands are the principal brands for this worldwide portfolio. Each hotel within the portfolio exhibits its own unique personality but they are all collectively distinguished and recognised for their capacities to provide the best possible business, leisure, incentives, meetings and events experience to all of their customers worldwide.
The Millennium Hotels portfolio showcases 4-star deluxe and 5-star properties located in international gateway cities throughout the United Kingdom, continental Europe, North America, Asia, New Zealand, North Africa, and the Middle East.  The Copthorne Hotels stable - many of which have won a succession of major industry awards, comprises 4-star properties located in major regional business centres around the world.    
In Singapore, Millennium & Copthorne International Limited manages the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Orchard Hotel, M Hotel, Copthorne King’s Hotel and Copthorne Orchid Hotel.  In other Asia-Pacific, it manages The Heritage Hotel Manila in the Philippines, Millennium Hotel Sirih Jakarta in Indonesia, Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang and The Regent Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Millennium Seoul Hilton in Korea and the new Millennium Hongqiao Hotel Shanghai in China. Additionally, Millennium & Copthorne International Ltd owns several other chain-managed hotels including the Grand Hyatt Taipei, the Nikko Hotel and JW Marriot Hotel in Hong Kong, Millennium Hilton Bangkok in Thailand and the new St. Regis Hotel in Singapore.

Wong Yin Yin
Director of Marketing 
Tel (65) 6839 2826  Fax (65) 6235 4138
Janice Ong
Marketing Services Manager
Tel (65) 6839 2822  Fax (65) 6235 4138

Also See: Millennium Copthorne Hotels plc Transforming into a Global Hotel Owner/Operator; Results for the Year Ended 31 December 1999 / March 2000
Millennium & Copthorne Create Prototype for a New Breed of Practical Hotels - the M Singapore / April 2002


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