Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Johnson as General Manager of Marco Polo Jinjiang, to lead the decade-young hotel’s management and its operations.
A celebrated, 20-year career in senior leadership roles, Christopher has built a successful name across rapidly-changing markets in Asia with international hotel brands including Hyatt, Hilton, Four Seasons, InterContinental and Fairmont, developing solid business models and a transformational leadership ethos, through his extensive knowledge in hospitality management.
Prior to joining Marco Polo Jinjiang, Christopher held the position of General Manager at Millennium Gaea Resort Hualien, Taiwan. Committed to a lifetime of learning, he recently attended Cornell University where he added Hospitality Digital Marketing to his knowledge base. He also successfully completed Mandarin Language at Tonghai University in Taiwan.
Approaching its 10th anniversary, Marco Polo Jinjiang remains dedicated to connecting its guests with the local culture and traditions, building on its reputation of showcasing both professionalism and hospitality.
Wharf Hotels President, Dr Jennifer Cronin, welcomes the group’s newest General Manager to the Marco Polo Hotels family saying, “We are delighted that Christopher has joined this landmark hotel within our group. With his business acumen, game-changing mindset and passion for achieving exceptional results, I am confident that Christopher will lead the executive team to embrace new opportunities and strive for greater success.”
“I look forward to working together with my new team to maintain the hotel’s position as the utmost in relaxation and luxury in Jinjiang, by providing personalised service and creating everlasting memories for our guests,” said Christopher.
A graduate from Vancouver Community College and the famous Dubrulle Culinary School in Vancouver Canada, Christopher began his career in Culinary Arts, enjoys social sports and travelling and has built a large network through his community work and CSR initiatives.