Langham Hospitality Group Appoints Jeffrey van Vorsselen as Regional Vice President, Operations –The Langham Hotels & Resorts, South China and Managing Director of The Langham, Shenzhen
Langham Hospitality Group recently announced the appointment of Mr. Jeffrey van Vorsselen as Regional Vice President, Operations – The Langham Hotels & Resorts, South China, responsible for five The Langham hotels and resorts in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Haikou and Hong Kong, and Managing Director of The Langham, Shenzhen.
Born and bred in New Zealand, Jeffrey has a distinctive passion for the hospitality industry. For over 30 years, he has worked across the globe on 5 continents, and gained a profound understanding and knowledge of the hospitality market in China.
Mr. van Vorsselen joined Langham Hospitality Group in 2003 and has served the group for more than 15 years. During his five years at Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, now known as Cordis, Hong Kong, he played a major role in transforming Langham Place into an international luxury hotel brand. He later joined The Langham, Auckland as Managing Director and then chose to build his career in China, as participating in Langham Hospitality Group’s early hotel program in mainland China.
In March 2016, Mr. van Vorsselen was appointed as the General Manager of The Langham, Shenzhen. With a strong understanding of the Langham brand, he has led the hotel team to showcase sincere hospitality in Shenzhen. Some of the highlights of his time in Shenzhen was the opening of Perch, the alfresco bar which opened its doors in 2017 and became the talk of the city. In May 2018, the hotel completed a complete renovation of The Langham Club lounge, which has set a new standard of luxury for hotel lounges.
Mr. van Vorsselen’s skills extend beyond hotel operations, and has earned the recognition by Shenzhen hotel industry. In the second half of 2018, he was appointed as the head of the Destination Marketing Committee of the Shenzhen International Brand Hotel GM Committee.
“Opened in 2012, The Langham, Shenzhen is the first Langham hotel in Southern Mainland China, and the hotel played an important role to show the classic luxury of the Langham Brand.” said Jeffrey. “In this new position, I look forward to working with the Southern China management teams to ensure our hotels are number one if their respective markets.
Place Name: The Langham, Shenzhen 深圳东海朗廷酒店
Place Address: The Langham, 7888 Shennan Boulevard, Futian District, Shenzhen 深圳市福田区深南大道7888号
Website: The Langham, Shenzhen’s Website
Place Phone: +86 (755) 8828 9888