Wharf Hotels Appoints Adriano Vences As General Manager Of The Murray, Hong Kong

Wharf Hotels announces the appointment of Adriano Vences as General Manager of The Murray, Hong Kong.

Adriano will continue to build on The Murray’s new benchmark as a world class hotel garnering more awards and accolades on the global stage after leading the success of the first Niccolo Hotel in Chengdu.

In 2009, Adriano joined Wharf Hotels, and was promoted to General Manager of Niccolo Chengdu, in 2015. In nine months after the hotel’s opening, Adriano led the Niccolo Chengdu team in achieving the number one position in Revenue Generated Index (RGI) against its luxury competitive set. This has been a defining milestone for the group.

Today, Niccolo Chengdu continues to set the pace in its positioning in both market share and guest satisfaction.

With over thirty years of industry experience in Singapore, India, Dubai, Mexico and Chile, Adriano returns to Hong Kong to start his four-year tenure in Chengdu. With a deep understanding of the region’s unique business dynamic and culture, Adriano is committed to elevate and pioneer the best luxury hospitality experience at The Murray.

“It gives me much pleasure to return to the city and be part of the flagship of Niccolo Hotels. The Murray is in a unique location offering captains of industry and leaders in style a contemporary chic sanctuary in the heart of Hong Kong. I am looking forward to reconnecting with the city’s vibrant business and leisure marketplace, and to ensuring The Murray is a world class hotel that the people of Hong Kong can celebrate to become one of the legendary hotels of the world,” says Adriano.

“Adriano’s wealth of experience working with internationally acclaimed hotels and his proven success makes him a perfect fit for this key leadership role. We look forward to unveiling a new chapter of development and even greater success for The Murray,” says Dr Jennifer Cronin, President, Wharf Hotels.

We, also would like to take this opportunity to thank internationally-renowned hotelier, Duncan Palmer for his pre-opening and opening commitment to bring this iconic landmark to life, and wishes him every success in his future endeavours.


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