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Sherona Shng Appointed as Hotel Manager for
The 495-room Langham, Hong Kong

(Hong Kong, December 21, 2012)
  The Langham, Hong Kong is delighted to announce the appointment of Sherona Shng to the position of Hotel Manager.

A seasoned hotelier with extensive experience in Marketing and Communications, Sherona is an exciting addition to The Langham. She is an accomplished communications specialist with 20 years experience in international communications and media relations. Prior to taking up the role as Hotel Manager, Sherona was Vice President – Communications and Public Relations at Langham Hospitality Group (LHG),  overseeing the Group’s global public relations and advertising program, as well as the development and implementation of ‘Corporate Identity’ standards for all brands within the Langham Hospitality Group.

Sherona joined LHG in 2003 as part of the pre-opening team of Langham Place Hotel in Mongkok.  She was promoted to oversee Public Relations for the group in 2005 and a year later, Sherona took on the additional role of Marketing Communications to manage the Group’s global advertising and integrated marketing campaigns.

Sherona started her career in Marketing Communications in the broadcast industry working in production as well as advertising and promotions at the national television station. She then relocated to Hong Kong and embarked on her journey as a hotelier in 1997, working for international 5-star hotel chains in Hong Kong and a golf club in China.

Managing Director, Duncan Palmer says: “We are thrilled to welcome Sherona to The Langham, Hong Kong family. We have an exciting journey ahead, with more refurbishment plans and service developments.  It is therefore essential that the team has a strong, bright and focused leader such as Sherona.  I am very proud of the team we have here and Sherona will only enhance that.”

About The Langham
The Langham, Hong Kong is an elegant European-style haven in the heart of vibrant Kowloon.  Situated next to the “Rodeo Drive of Hong Kong”, the hotel is surrounded by the luxury stores of designer labels. The property’s 495 luxurious rooms and suites finished with luxurious fabrics, hardwood floors, hand-woven carpets, and silk drapes, no detail in these accommodations has been overlooked.  Each room is also equipped with state-of-the-art hi-tech amenities, including a 37” flat-screen TV, i-home audio deck and wireless broadband internet connection.  Attractions range from the rooftop pool down to the award-winning Michelin starred T’ang Court restaurant.

About Langham Hospitality Group
Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hospitality brands which include hotels, resorts, residential serviced apartments, restaurants and spas, located on four continents.

It takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was opened in 1865 as Europe's first Grand Hotel. For almost 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties.

The brands include the luxurious Langham and Langham Place, the upscale Eaton Luxe, midscale Eaton Smart and the award-winning Chuan Spa.

The Langham is where guests can enjoy service with poise and be enchanted by our innovation and traditions while Langham Place, the fun sibling of The Langham, is about living the 21st century through design, technology and attitude, epitomising stimulating hospitality.

Eaton, a premium member brand, aims to surprise and delight our guests with a value-for-money proposition that delivers a stylish, modern level of comfort with spirited, can-do service.

Currently 28 member hotels are open or in the pipeline across four continents.

Langham Hospitality Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings (Stock Code: 0041) which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972.

Reservations for either Langham or Eaton properties can be made by logging onto


Stacey Marcelo
Director of Marketing Communications
The Langham, Hong Kong
Tel:  (852) 2378 9393
Fax: (852) 2375 1772

Selina Lam
Assistant Marketing Communications Manager
The Langham, Hong Kong
Tel:  (852) 2378 9308
Fax: (852) 2375 1772

Fion Sze
Marketing Communications Coordinator
The Langham, Hong Kong
Tel:  (852) 2378 9395
Fax: (852) 2375 1772

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