The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing is pleased to announce the new appointment of Mr. Patrick Weder as General Manager. Mr. Weder, a native Swiss citizen graduated from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, speaks 5 languages, has a wealth of hospitality and management experience in his career beginning in Switzerland 21 years ago.
Since being a Food and Beverage professional of The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Mr. Weder has worked with The Ritz-Carlton Hotels for more than 15 years holding various executive positions across different Ritz-Carlton properties in Dubai, Indonesia, Malaysia and Mainland China. He has also worked in the Food and Beverage discipline at The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai gaining experience in the Chinese market, and his most recent position was General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta Pacific Place, Indonesia.
Mr. Weder brings a strong background in operations, food and beverage and brand integrity to his role, along with his dedication to luxury hospitality, extraordinary service standards and a natural graciousness that embodies the hallmarks of The Ritz-Carlton experience. Mr. Weder was appointed Advisory Board Member for Food & Beverage in Asia Pacific, selected as a pre-opening trainer and played in an important role for 9 Ritz-Carlton hotels including flagship properties in Berlin, Okinawa, Bali, Hong Kong and Macau.
"It's a great honor for me to manage a hotel in Beijing, the capital of China," says Mr. Weder. "My goal is to work together with the ladies and gentlemen to bring out the finest in our people and lead the hotel to continually delight guests with its legendary personal service.”
In announcing his new role, Mr. Victor Clavell, Area Vice President of Asia Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, said: ?Mr. Weder抯 passion in hospitality, high level of commitment and organizational skills have led him to be successful in his prior appointments. I am confident that Mr. Weder will undoubtedly continue to pursue excellence and wish him continuous success. ?
Mr. Weder is also a connoisseur of wines and lover of cuisine across the globe. In his leisure, Mr. Weder enjoys spending his personal time travelling the world and exploring different countries and their culture.
About The Ritz-Carlton Beijing
The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing, is centrally situated in one of Beijing’s most thriving business area – China Central Place, within the heart of the city’s central business district, the hotel is 30 minutes away from the Beijing International Airport and offers easy access to the city’s historical and cultural landmarks. In a classic Ritz-Carlton style, timeless and elegant, the hotel, designed by HBA design consultants, features 305 well-appointed guest rooms, six exquisite award winning restaurants and bars including Barolo serving authentic Italian Cuisine, Yu serving fine Cantonese Cuisine, Aroma serving world cuisine throughout the day, The Ritz-Carlton Bar, The Lobby Lounge and The Davidoff Lounge. Other exclusive facilities include The Ritz-Carlton Spa, wellness centre, indoor pool with balcony, 1,100 square-meter meeting and conference space, 648 square-meters Ballroom and the only wedding chapel inside a hotel in Beijing.
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About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., currently operates more than 90 hotels in over 30 countries and territories. More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at www.ritzcarlton.com, for the latest company updates, visit news.ritzcarlton.com and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).