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Andy So Appointed as General Manager for the
695-room pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon

Scheduled to Open in Summer 2013

October 8, 2012
- Mr. Andy So has been appointed general manager for pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon, scheduled to open Summer 2013 in East Kowloon.

Mr. So brings 24 years hotel experience to his new role.  Prior to joining pentahotels, he was executive assistant manager, sales and marketing for Grand Hyatt Macau; opening team  director of sales and marketing for Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsimshatsui; and director of sales and marketing for Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong.

The neighbourhood lifestyle, 695-room pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon will combine comfort, efficiency and style.  Pentalounge, a pentahotels brand hallmark, will offer a lively gathering place for hotel guests and local patrons alike.  The hotel will feature one floor of meeting and function spaces and recreational facilities including a gymnasium and outdoor swimming pool.  Situated in East Kowloon, the hotel is conveniently accessible to the popular Asian ethnic eateries of Kowloon City, the upscale yet quaint Kowloon Tong district, historic Kowloon Walled City Park, Wong Tai Sin Temple, classical Nan Lian Garden and the upcoming cruise terminal.  For more information, please call your travel professional or visit

is a design-led, neighbourhood lifestyle brand providing independent travellers with comfort and style in a contemporary environment. Launched in Europe, pentahotels are located in Germany, Austria and United Kingdom and China. The brand is represented in Asia by pentahotel Shanghai and Beijing, with a target of 80 pentahotels in operation globally by 2020. A combined lobby, reception, bar and café -- designed as a lively gathering place for hotel guests and local patrons alike -- is a pentahotels hallmark. For further information or reservations, please contact your travel professional or visit

Angela Wong
CatchOn & Company


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Also See: The pentahotels brand Expands its Presence in Asia and Targets Expansion to 80 Locations Globally by 2020; Growth Spearheaded by New World Hospitality, its Hotel Management Company / March 2012

Former Courtyard by Marriott Beijing, Rebranded as pentahotel Beijing; Managed by New World Hospitality / January 2011

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