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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2013/10/09 - Carlos Souza has been appointed as General Manager of Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East and Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Kowloon East, Hong Kongfs first twin-brand hotel project - CrownePlaza.com.
Having joined the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) in 2001, he most recently was the General Manager of InterContinental One Thousand Island Lake Resort in Hangzhou.
Carlos has over 30 years of hotel management experience across Australia, Bangkok, Hong Kong and China for luxury brands including The Peninsula Hotels in Hong Kong and Bangkok, as well as the former Regent Hotel in Hong Kong.
He spent a decade as Senior Director of Sales at IHG flagship hotel, InterContinental Hong Kong before becoming Director of Front Office in 2009. He is a dynamic veteran with wealthful experience both in sales & marketing and operations. He was the Resident Manager in Crowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre.
About Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza (crowneplaza.com) Hong Kong Kowloon East boasts 359 rooms, dining choices range from the all day dining buffet restaurant to Cantonese dining and an Italian restaurant on the top floor. The unique pillar-less Grand Ballroom is one of the largest in Hong Kong with a 6.75-meter high ceiling, in addition to 11 function rooms, provide a total of 2,400 square meters of event space. Other facilities include a lobby lounge, wedding garden, sky garden, fitness center, spa with seven private garden treatment rooms and a 25-meter outdoor swimming pool.
Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Kowloon East houses 300 rooms, offering complimentary breakfast and high speed internet access for all guests.
Both hotels are conveniently located atop Tseung Kwan O MTR station and PopCorn shopping mall, providing an easy starting point to travel freely around the city. Just minutes drive from many of Hong Kongfs famed shopping and leisure venues, 20 minutes from Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and a short 45-minute drive from Hong Kong International Airport.