Raffles Hainan announces appointment of Paul Rene Lee as General Manager
Raffles Hainan welcomes Mr. Paul Rene Lee as the new General Manager of the leading luxury resort in Hainan. In his new role, Mr. Lee will responsible for the overall resort performance and operations.
Mr. Lee has 30 years’ experience in literally the full range of hotel & luxury resort types, operations & pre-openings, restaurant chain business expansion, hotel/resort/country club re-positioning, renovations & refurbishments & conversions. Mr. Lee had successfully completed strategy and business model refinement for two luxury resort chains, rich work experience in global locations including USA, China, Hong Kong & Macau, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia.
"I am thrilled to join Raffles Hainan, the resort is a remarkable property with magnificent team of professionals.” Mr. Lee said. “This is a tremendous place at the centre of one of Hainan’s most luxurious and a family-friendly beach front resorts for its leisure travel offerings, lush tropical gardens, expansive swimming pools, pristine white sand beach, fine art and culinary offerings and the commitment to excellence are evident throughout.”
Mr. Lee is both strategic and hands on with regards to attention to details. His belief is that you must lead from the front and be with your team members to attain and sustain levels of excellence and profitability.
Mr. Lee had several stints at corporate headquarters of luxury hotels and resorts, which are including Six Senses Resorts and Spas, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Banyan Tree Resorts and Spas, Capella Hotels & Resorts and Millennium Hotels and Resorts. Before joining Raffles Hainan, Mr. Lee worked at Six Senses Resorts and Spas, Bangkok as Chief Operating Officer. He is a graduate of United States of America’s Washington State University.
About Raffles Hainan
Raffles Hainan features 289 elegant guestrooms and suites, starting from 80 sqm – the largest in Sanya. Each room enjoys magnificent ocean and golf course views from your private balcony. Offering even greater levels of privacy and exclusivity, 32 exquisitely appointed Private Villas are located by the beach. Each offers a private pool and garden, and access to a private Clubhouse, which offers a restaurant, gym, library and a relaxation lounge. Dining is a highlight at Raffles Hainan with five superb restaurants including Italian, Chinese, Asian and Western cuisines, whilst the legendary Raffles’ Long Bar has also travelled to Hainan. The original Long Bar shares an important history with Hainan, as it was Ngiam Tong Boon a bartender from Hainan who first created the world-famous Singapore Sling in 1915. An ideal destination for high-level meetings, events and paradise weddings, Raffles Hainan has a 790 sqm ballroom, complemented by seven multifunctional meeting rooms. The duplex beachfront Pavilion is a uniquely romantic venue for beach weddings, banquets and anniversary celebrations. The first Raffles Spa in China is a sumptuous 1,400 sqm sensory retreat designed to resemble a small Chinese village. It represents the Raffles Spa philosophy of transformation with treatments inspired by the three stages of the lotus flower’s growth: Bud (body), Blossom (beauty) and Bloom (development). raffles.com/hainan
Raffles Hainan 海南雅居乐莱佛士酒店
Tel: +86-898-8338 9888
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Address: Clearwater Bay Avenue, Yingzhou Town, Lingshui County, Hainan 海南陵水县英州镇清水湾大道海南雅居乐莱佛士酒店