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Millennium and Copthorne International Limited (MCIL) Appoints Andrew Tan
as General Manager of the 656-room Orchard Hotel Singapore

November 2011, Singapore:
Millennium and Copthorne International Limited (MCIL) is pleased to announce Mr Andrew Tan’s appointment as General Manager of Orchard Hotel Singapore.

Taking the helm at Orchard Hotel Singapore, Mr Tan will be responsible for the overall business operations and continued success of this 656-room hotel situated in the heart of the famous Orchard Road and home to well known and celebrated Chinese restaurant Hua Ting and Orchard Café.

A dynamic hotelier who has been with the M&C group since 1999, Mr Tan brings with him a wealth of international experience spanning across 17 years in the hospitality industry of U.K, Singapore and Australia.  He has accumulated extensive knowledge in the fields of MICE, Sales & Marketing, Revenue Management, F&B and Catering operations, having worked in various senior management positions at several international hotels.

Most recently, Mr Tan was the General Manager of Millennium Gloucester and Millennium Bailey’s Hotel in London.

“Andrew has been a great asset to the M&C group and we are delighted to have his contribution at our 5-star Orchard Hotel Singapore. His familiarity with the hospitality industry in Asia and Europe will serve him well in driving the goals of our group.  We are confident that Orchard Hotel’s position as one of Singapore’s leading hotels, will only be further strengthened under Andrew’s leadership.” says Mr Lim Boon Kwee, Senior Vice President of Asia for M&C International, the regional arm of M&C.

Commenting on his position, Singapore-born Andrew Tan who is bilingual in Mandarin and English remarked, "It is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Singapore-owned hotel groups in the world and I am happy to be back at its flagship property in this diverse and dynamic city.  Orchard Hotel Singapore has growth potential with its newly renovated Claymore Wing and I aim to create a memorable experience for all our guests."

Orchard Hotel Singapore
Situated on Singapore’s renowned Orchard Road, the city-state’s shopping and entertainment belt, Orchard Hotel offers 656 tastefully appointed guest rooms in characteristically unique twin buildings – Orchard Wing (325-room) and Claymore Wing (331-room). Orchard Hotel promises cosmopolitan elegance and comfort, complemented by a wide selection of cuisines in award-winning restaurants – Hua Ting Restaurant and the Orchard Café. Other dining outlets include La Terrasse which serves authentic Taiwan porridge buffet and Intermezzo Bar which offers lively entertainment and refreshing cocktails perfect for wind-down sessions. Guests staying at Orchard Hotel will enjoy its perfect location and choice offerings for shopping, business entertainment and relaxation.

About Millennium & Copthorne International
Millennium Hotels and Resorts is one of the world’s largest owned and managed hotel groups, operating a portfolio of more than 100 hotels worldwide. This dynamic hospitality group manages its network of properties through four key global brands: Grand Millennium, Millennium, Copthorne and Kingsgate.

Founded on the philosophy of genuine hospitality, Millennium Hotels and Resorts take pride in meeting and exceeding the needs of our business and leisure travellers. The strategic locality of our properties in gateway cities and key business districts across Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and North America means wherever you are in the world, one of our group hotels is never too far away. Our traditional friendly service and superb accommodation make our hotels the perfect address from which to conduct your business or indulge yourself while on holiday.

Amy Ang
Director of Marketing Communications
Tel: (65) 6664 8841


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