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New general manager at Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard M. Simmons as its new General Manager.

As an international hotelier who has true passion for the industry, Mr. Simmons has an impressive career in hospitality management spanning in Australia, United Kingdom and throughout Asia Pacific for over 20 years.  Mr. Simmons has numerous years of experience in various hospitality disciplines, from Revenue Management through Front Office Operations to Marketing and Sales in a number of properties, including the prominent Hyatt Regency Birmingham in United Kingdom, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok in Thailand and Hyatt Regency Dubai in United Arab Emirates.

Mr. Simmons was appointed as the General Manager at Hyatt Regency Johor Bahru in Malaysia in 2007 and then moved to Grand Hyatt Macau in 2009 and responsible for hotel operations and revenue management initiatives which proved his strong leadership skills with strategic directions.  Most recently, Mr. Simmons was the General Manager of Hyatt Regency Hotel and Casino Manila.

“It is a privilege to return to Hong Kong and join the warm hearted and friendly team at Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui.  The tradition of refined and authentic service for which our Hotel is renowned, further compliments the state-of-the-art facilities set in a contemporary atmosphere” said Mr. Simmons.  “I look forward to exciting times ahead for our Hotel in the most dynamic city in Asia.”

Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui business and tourist district with direct access to Tsim Sha Tsui and East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR stations, the hotel offers 381 guestrooms and suites, authentic cuisines with 3 restaurants and a bar, including Hugo’s, The Chinese Restaurant, Cafe and Chin Chin Bar.  A 24-hour fitness centre and an outdoor heated swimming pool are also available to provide a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.