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Andrew Gibson Appointed to Manage
Mandarin Oriental’s Global Spa Division
Hong Kong, March 9, 2007 – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Andrew Gibson as Group Director of Spa. 

Mr Gibson has been appointed to lead and manage the global activities of Mandarin Oriental’s internationally acclaimed luxury spa division. He is a well known and respected spa professional with twenty-five years of luxury and diversified hotel and leisure services experience.

Mr Gibson was most recently a partner and Chief Executive Officer with Raison d’Etre Spas Discovery, a spa consultancy and management services company based in Thailand. From 2003 to 2006, he was Managing Director of Six Senses Spas, Thailand.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has established itself at the forefront of the spa industry, leading some of the most advanced facilities and treatment programmes available to spa-goers today, including signature holistic treatments, award-winning spa design and an acclaimed signature spa line. The Group currently has 15 new spa projects under development: five in Asia; three in Europe/North Africa and seven in The Americas. The Spas at Mandarin Oriental are dedicated to promoting ‘wellness’ in the broadest context, and have been consistently recognized by influential global publications as among the world’s finest.

A British citizen, Mr Gibson is married with two children. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Recreation Management and Environmental Conservation from the University of Manchester, UK.  

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels and resorts, currently operating 20 luxury hotels with a further 14 under development in Riviera Maya, Mexico and Hainan Island, China (2007), Barcelona and Boston (2008), Dallas, Chicago, Las Vegas, Macau, Marrakech, Turks and Caicos and Grand Cayman (2009) and Guangzhou, Taipei and Paris (2010). In total, Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has under development, 9,500 rooms in 20 countries with 15 hotels in Asia, 12 in The Americas and seven in Europe and North Africa. 


Danielle DeVoe
Tel: (212) 399-3938, ext. 27


Also See: Half of All Five-star Hotels in Thailand Have a Spa, Reaching a Saturation Point / March 2002
 The Asian Spa Market Experiencing Brand Expansion / Bernard Burt / June 2006


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