JW Marriott HK Welcomes New DOM
Charis Yim as the new Director of Marketing
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong Welcomes Ms. Charis Yim as New Director of Marketing
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Charis Yim as Director of Marketing. With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Charis will put in use her extensive background and expertise to oversee and develop the Sales & Marketing division of the 602-room luxury hotel, Marriott International’s first flagship hotel in Asia.
Before joining JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Charis was most recently Director of Sales and Marketing at the Mandarin Oriental, Macau. Prior to her tenure in Macau, she has held senior management positions in multiple luxury hotels in Hong Kong including the InterContinental Hong Kong, as well as obtained over a decade of sales experience at The Peninsula Hong Kong.
As Director of Marketing for JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Charis will spearhead the development and implementation of strategies to support the hotel’s continuing efforts to drive business performance, revenue, brand awareness in key markets and segments, and financial profitability.
Charis started her hotel career within the Marriott family as a Sales Executive – Catering at the Renaissance Kowloon Hotel. She is married with two sons and one daughter, a graduate of Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management, and has studied at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
“I am pleased to welcome Charis back to the Marriott family, and I am sure her solid hotel experience and knowledge will be a great asset of the hotel, especially during a time full of exciting development projects ahead for the hotel,” says Mr. Mark Conklin, General Manager of JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong.
About JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
The JW Marriott Hong Kong is located in Pacific Place, an integrated commercial, entertainment and shopping complex on central Hong Kong Island, with convenient access to world-class attractions, cultural landmarks, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre and the Mass Transit Railway (MTR). The hotel offers 602 elegantly designed guestrooms and suites, superb food & beverage venues, dedicated events and meeting services, and leisure facilities. Awards and accolades include Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Reader’s Travel Awards 2017 Best Overseas Business Hotel and 2016 – Top 5 Best Overseas Business Hotel and World’s Top 100, Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016 - 10 Best Hotels In Hong Kong, Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2017, Hotels.com Loved By Guest Award and Top 50 Luxury Award 2016, Smart Travel Asia 2017 – Top 25 Conference Hotels and Aon Hewitt Best Employer in Hong Kong 2017. For more information, please visit us online, jwmarriotthongkong.com and facebook.com/jwmarriotthk
About JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to sophisticated, self-assured travelers seeking The JW Treatment™ - the brand’s philosophy that true luxury is created by people who are passionate about what they do. JW hotels offer crafted service and modern residential design, allowing guests to pursue their passions and leave even more fulfilled than when they arrived. Today there are 80 JW Marriott hotels in nearly 30 countries and territories. JW Marriott is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes the Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest at members.marriott.com for instant elite stats matching and unlimited points transfer. Visit JW Marriott online, and on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.