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Adriano Vences Named New Resident Manager
for Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel
Hong Kong, 22 July 2009 – Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is pleased to announce the appointment of Adriano Vences as Resident Manager.  The move comes following his assignment as Executive Assistant Manager, Food & Beverage, for Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai.
A Portuguese national, Adriano started his career in hospitality in 1983 as part of the food and beverage team of Hyatt Carlton Tower in London.  In 1992, he joined the pre-opening team of The Landmark London, formerly the Regent Four Seasons, where he furthered his experience in food and beverage operations and management until 1998. 
His ensuing years in the industry took him on key assignments in some of the world’s most exciting destinations, to include Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico, Chile, New Delhi, and Dubai. 
Adriano brings with him a wealth of specialized experience working with global hotel brands such as the Grand Hyatt, Mandarin Oriental, and Oberoi. 
As Resident Manager for Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Adriano will be assisting the General Manager in the day to day operations of the hotel, focusing primarily on maximizing profitability and maintaining superior product and service standards across all departments.

About the Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
Situated at the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, the Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel forms part of Harbour City – Hong Kong's largest shopping complex housing over 1,000 restaurants and shops featuring the world’s leading brands. Comprising 664 luxurious guestrooms and suites many of which offer breathtaking waterfront views of the celebrated Victoria Harbour, the hotel also offers the ultimate in personalized service with The Continental Club.
Within a short walk to landmarks such as the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Space Museum, and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, the hotel is also in close proximity to the Star Ferry terminal and MTR subway stations.  The hotel boasts an outdoor heated swimming pool, a lobby lounge with a Rum Bar conferred by Guinness World Records as having the world’s largest rum selection, an all-day dining outlet, and theme restaurants on Level 6 including Michelin-rated Cucina.  Its versatile meeting and event facilities can accommodate up to 550 guests, with the dedicated service of a professional Banquet Team.
For reservations or more information, call +852 2113-0088 or visit

About Marco Polo Hotels
Marco Polo Hotels is an exceptional Asian hotel group with contemporary luxury properties located at strategically important business centres and major cultural centres of China and the Asia Pacific region.  Each Marco Polo hotel is as distinctive and unique as the destination in which it is located.  Our portfolio of eleven (11) hotels continues to grow, contributing to our position as one of the leading hotel brands in the region.  Our portfolio of properties includes:
China                    Hong Kong                           Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
                             Hong Kong                           Gateway
                             Hong Kong                           Prince
                             Beijing                                  Marco Polo Parkside
                             Changzhou                            Marco Polo (2011)
                             Shenzhen                              Marco Polo
                             Wuhan                                  Marco Polo
                             Wuxi                                     Marco Polo (2013)
                             Xiamen                                 Marco Polo
Philippines             Davao                                   Marco Polo
                             Cebu                                     Marco Polo Plaza
Further details on Marco Polo Hotels are available at


Janice Azupardo
Director of Communications
Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
Gateway | Prince
Website | A member of GHA
5/F, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel
Harbour City, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2118 7280 Fax: (852) 2113 0211



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