* This award is open to applicants in the APAC region.
Being a hotelier is not just a job, it is a mentality and our judges have a deep understanding and appreciation of the dedication involved. Candidates from all 19 categories will be reviewed, and an unbiased decision will be made collectively by the panel to recognise the most outstanding Hoteliers of the Year.
The judging panel will decide on the top five candidates for each category based on the facts provided in the applications.
Phone interviews will be conducted with the finalists.* This will support the judges’ decision, along with the initial application submitted.
*General Managers will Have Face-To-Face Interviews With The Judging Panel On October 30th 2018 In Shanghai.
Jenny has over 30 years of experience in the Hospitality and Tourism industry, with roles in operations and management, including Catering/Events Manager, Professional Conference Organiser, Director of Sales and Marketing, Executive Assistant Manager, Hotel Manager and General Manager. Jenny’s current position is with leading real estate company JLL in Corporate Solutions as Director & Head of Workplace Experience Asia Pacific, she is responsible for the strategic development of market-leading hospitality offerings and the delivery of service solutions for global enterprises.
In his former role at Les Roches Jin Jiang, Dr. Sacha Stöcklin wss responsible for maintaining the college’s standards of excellence at the Shanghai campus and upholding the high expectations of a Swiss education in hospitality. Before joining Les Roches Jin Jiang, Dr. Stöcklin was Program Manager at Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Bluche, Switzerland. In addition, he has taught at other prestigious hospitality colleges in Switzerland.Dr. Stöcklin is a Certified Hospitality Educator and holds a Doctorate in Education (EdD) with a focus on Educational Management. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management.
Leon is the Former Vice President of Alibaba-Fliggy and focuses on the luxury and international hotel industry. Before joining Fliggy, he was the President of Minyoun Hospitality, in charge of hotel investment strategies, brand development and operations. Minyoun Hospitality holds investments in China, France and around South East Asia, managing over thirty luxury hotels. Leon has extensive experience in the hospitality sector and is currently undergoing a PHD program at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.