Published on : Monday, January 2, 2017
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong announced that the hotel’s General Manager, Torsten van Dullemen, has been named ‘General Manager of the Year’ for Greater China at the 2016 BMW Hotelier Awards.
The award ceremony held last Thursday night hosted over 400 hoteliers from across Greater China and ASEAN. 34 award winners were announced.
Torsten has been in the hospitality industry for 30 years, living and working in 11 cities across 9 countries and 3 continents. He was appointed General Manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in January 2015 and is responsible for ensuring that the hotel maintains its position as one of the best in the world.
Torsten has held several senior hotel management positions within the Group – and prior to joining The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, was General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Manila, which closed in 2014. Torsten first joined the company in 2004 as Resident Manager of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London and was also Hotel Manager of the Group’s Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok property, and General Manager of the Group’s former hotel in Chiang Mai.
Of Dutch nationality, Torsten has a broad knowledge of the international hotel sector having spent an extensive part of his professional career in both Asia and Europe. He speaks a number of languages, including Dutch, German, French and Italian.
“I am delighted to receive this award and proud to oversee this chic and stylish award-winning property in Hong Kong.” said Mr Van Dullemen. “The award would not be possible without the support of the entire hotel team, who work tirelessly to delight our guests each and every day.” He added.