By : Victor Alcuaz
Jarlath Lynch, longtime General Manager at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Regional Sales Office—whose previous postings included the Edsa Shangri-La Manila and Makati Shangri-La—is now COO of City of Dreams Manila. Crown Towers, Nobu, and Hyatt City of Dreams Manila are the three international hotel properties in this mega casino complex.
Not very many know that The Peninsula Manila pastry chef Aaron Marie is a celebrity chef in his own right, having written over 20 books about pastry. The latest is a 500-page full-color coffee table book called Arabian Dreams. I predict the entry of a new pastry celebrity chef in the Philippines named Aaron…
And yet another Shang executive is retiring after 23 years of service. Peggy Angeles is not complaining, as she is now Senior Vice President for Hotel Operations of the SM Hotels and Conventions Corporation, with a portfolio that includes Taal Vista Hotel, Radisson Blu, Park Inn by Radisson, Pico Sands, and the Conrad Manila Hotel, currently under construction.
Over at Shangri-La at the Fort, Cecile Weber has assumed the Director of Sales and Marketing post straight from Makati Shangri-La—so far their flagship property in the Philippines. Let’s wait and see how the Fort will figure in the billing of the five Shangri-La hotels in the country, when it opens later this year.