Juergen Doerr has been appointed as the general manager of Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, while continuing his role as vice president, operations (Hong Kong & Taiwan). Doerr has been with the group for over 21 years, previously holding the title of general manager at Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong. In his new capacity, Doerr will oversee the daily operation of Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong including an extensive asset enhancement of the Club floors, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the hotel, due to launch at the end of 2020.
A German native, Doerr is a well-versed hotelier with almost three decades of experience in the hotel industry. He joined Shangri-La Group in 1999, assuming the position of director of food and beverage at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu in Indonesia. In the following 10 years, he moved across other Shangri-La properties in major South East Asian destinations including Singapore, Taipei, Mactan (Philippines) and Jakarta. This is his sixth general manager post within Shangri-La Group.
Ulf Bremer has moved from Island Shangri-La to Kowloon Shangri-La as general manager to lead the hotel. Having been with the Shangri-La Group for 20 years, Bremer looks forward to being of service to hotel guests at Kowloon Shangri-La, where he was the general manager from 2014 to 2017.
Bremer, also a German native, has worked at a number of flagship Shangri-La properties over the course of his 20-year career with the group, including Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai, Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Kerry Hotel, Beijing, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta and Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi. Aside from his time at Shangri-La, Bremer has held a number of positions at international luxury hotel groups in Japan, Germany, England, Saudi Arabia, China and South East Asia.