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Shangri-La Hotels Appoints Denny Ma as Director Global Accounts
and Nick Berry as Director of Sales and Marketing in Sydney

February 2, 2010 - Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacificís leading luxury hotel group, has recently appointed Denny Ma as director, global accounts and Hong Kong regional sales office, and Nick Berry as director of sales and marketing in Sydney regional sales office. 

Denny held the position of director of sales and marketing at the Hong Kong regional sales office since 2007. With this new appointment, he continues to be in charge of the Hong Kong office and Korea representative office to maximise brand presence and the groupís market share in the countries for which he is responsible. He also oversees the management and co-ordination of global accounts.

Prior to joining Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Denny spent 13 years with Marriott International working in senior sales and marketing positions. He started his hospitality career as a food and beverage management trainee at New World Hotels International. Denny holds a Masterís degree in eCommerce and Internet Computing, and a Masterís degree in Business Administration.

Nick was previously the director of sales of the Sydney regional sales office. Prior to his role at the regional sales office, Nick was director of business development of Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney before being promoted to associate director of sales responsible for corporate sales team operation. 

Nick joined the group in 2003 as director of business development and was named the Sales and Marketing Employee of the Year at 2009 Australian Hotels Association Awards for Excellence. Prior to joining Shangri-La, Nick was with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts and based in Melbourne. 

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacificís leading luxury hotel group, currently owns and/or manages 65 hotels under the deluxe Shangri-La and mid-market Traders brands, with a rooms inventory of over 28,000. The group has over 40 projects under development in Austria, Canada, mainland China, France, India, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Qatar, Seychelles, United Kingdom and the United States. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at


Sari Yong, Media Relations Manager, 
Hong Kong/South East Asia 
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
20/F Tower 1, Enterprise Square Five, 
38 Wang Chiu Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong
(852) 2599 3336

Also See: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Opens the 563-room Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo / August 2009
Barbara Pang Appointed Vice President Sales and Marketing for Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts / October 2003

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