Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Amanda Scott as General Manager of The Excelsior, Hong Kong effective 16 May 2007.
Ms Scott's most recent position was General Manager of The Waldorf, London, a post she has held for the past five years. Prior to this she worked with Copthorne Hotels in the UK, and was General Manager of both The Copthorne Hotel, Aberdeen and The Copthorne Hotel, Glasgow. She then moved to London, taking on the General Manger role for The Millennium Hotel, Knightsbridge.
Ms. Scott graduated from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow with a BA Hons in Hotel & Catering Management. She is a Master Innholder and was appointed Vice Chairman and President of La Reunion des Gastronomes in 2006. She has been a Fellow of the Hotel & Catering International Management Association since 2003 when she was awarded Freedom of the City of London.
"Amanda has the character and experience to build on the hotel's reputation as one of the city's best places to stay for either business or leisure. We are delighted to welcome her to her new position as General Manager of The Excelsior, Hong Kong where she will lead a dynamic and quality focused team." said Andrew Hirst, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group's Operations Director, Asia
About Mandarin Oriental Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most prestigious hotels and resorts, currently operating 20 luxury hotels with a further 15 under development in Riviera Maya, Mexico and Hainan Island, China (2007), Barcelona, Boston and Beijing (2008), Dallas, Chicago, Las Vegas, Macau, Marrakech, Turks and Caicos and Grand Cayman (2009) and Guangzhou, Taipei and Paris (2010). In total, Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has under development more than 9,500 rooms in 20 countries with 16 hotels in Asia, 12 in The Americas and seven in Europe and North Africa.