The St. Regis Beijing hosted a media event at its Press Club Bar for the newly appointed General Manger Mr. Yngvar Stray. At the invitation of the hotel, Media including China Daily, Ta Kung Pao, Wenweipo, China Hospitality News and others presented the event.
Assumed his office as General Manager of the The St. Regis Beijing early this month, Mr. Stray made his debut to media by addressing the event of the St. Regis brand and the hotels enduring heritage. Experience on hosting the US delegation in its recent visit to Beijing was also shared upon requests.
At the event, The St. Regis Beijing also made advance briefing on the launch of Presidential Experience an exclusive arrangement to relive the experience of presidents, dignitaries and high level executives by offering Presidential accommodation, gate to gate transportation and private escorted trip to Forbidden City and the Great Wall as some of the many features.
Media were also invited to a Presidential Suite tour during the day.
(Mr. Yngvar Stray, Norwegian, joined Starwood in 1998, initially as Director of Sales & Marketing, and subsequently promoted to Hotel Manager at the The St. Regis Beijing. His appointment as General Manger started with Sheraton Shenyang Lido Hotel and then W Seoul Walkerhill. Before his return to Beijing, he was the General Manger of The St. Regis Singapore, where he took the lead in hosting President Hu Jintao during his APE
Source: China Newswire