Mr. Andy So has been appointed general manager for pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon, scheduled to open Summer 2013 in East Kowloon.
Mr. So brings 24 years hotel experience to his new role. Prior to joining pentahotels, he was executive assistant manager, sales and marketing for Grand Hyatt Macau; opening team director of sales and marketing for Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsimshatsui; and director of sales and marketing for Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong.The neighbourhood lifestyle, 695-room pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon will combine comfort, efficiency and style. Pentalounge, a pentahotels brand hallmark, will offer a lively gathering place for hotel guests and local patrons alike. The hotel will feature one floor of meeting and function spaces and recreational facilities including a gymnasium and outdoor swimming pool. Situated in East Kowloon, the hotel is conveniently accessible to the popular Asian ethnic eateries of Kowloon City, the upscale yet quaint Kowloon Tong district, historic Kowloon Walled City Park, Wong Tai Sin Temple, classical Nan Lian Garden and the upcoming cruise terminal