The Puli Hotel & Spa proudly welcomes Mr. Jan Tibaldi as the new General Manager of the luxury urban Shanghai retreat. Taking the helm from Mr. Martijn van der Valk who will now head up Urban Resort Concepts as the brands new Regional Manager looking after the companies upcoming properties in ShaoXing and the Zhejiang Province slated to launch in 2013 and 2014.
Mr. Tibaldi joins The PuLi team with over 20 years experience within the hospitality industry, with his most recent position as the General Manager of the award winning Oberoi Udaivilas Resort in Udaipur, India. Mr. Tibaldi began his career in 1989, as the Assistant Hotel Manager at The Four Seasons, Palm Beach. His first Asia assignment was with the Amari Group in Thailand where he spent six years as a Resident Manager at the Amari Kata Thani in Phuklet and then at the Amari Boulevard Hotel in Bangkok. Following two years in Brazil at the Atlantica Hotels in Sao Paulo, Mr. Tibaldi entered operations at the legendary Four Season Hotel in Manhattan, New York, before joining the iconic Caribbean resort, Sandy Lane in Barbados as the Resident Manager.
Fluent in multiple languages including English, German, French, Portuguese and Italian, Mr. Tibaldi is American-born and studied hospitality in Switzerland and at Cornell University in New York. Jan has held positions around the world including Switzerland, USA, Thailand, Croatia, Brazil, British West Indies, Mauritius, Maldives, India and now at The PuLi Hotel & Spa in Shanghai’s Jing’An district.
About The PuLi Hotel and Spa
The PuLi Hotel and Spa is Shanghai’s first luxury urban resort. Firmly incorporated into the hotel’s dedication to delivering handcrafted luxury service, guest experiences mark a departure from the expected generic style of luxury usually associated with conventional collections of foremost hotels. Imbued with contemporary elements and accents of traditional Asian charm, the result is a distinctively unique, new spatial and guest experience in this oasis within the metropolis. The PuLi Hotel and Spa is managed by Urban Resort Concepts.
About Urban Resort Concepts
URC’s concepts are one of a kind, fresh and intelligent, possessing clarity and integrity of contextual design and execution, while remaining resolutely guest-centric at their core. The guest experience at URC hotels is one that dispenses of the accouterments of the generic product and service elements commonly found in conventional luxury hotels around the globe and replaces them with contemporary and intuitive ingredients that exude a sense of understated luxury and elegance, blending the properties of a contemporary urban space and its state-of-the-art amenities with the soothing subtleties and accents of a resort environment, resulting in an unparalleled spatial and guest experience.