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  1. Respite over, Peninsula owner braces for slowdown

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, which owns the Peninsula hotels, will meet stronger headwinds this year after a recovery in the hospitality business ... revaluation surplus on investment properties- largely the flagship Peninsula Hong Kong and the Repulse Bay residential and commercial complex- the group's net profit surged 174 per cent ...

  2. Peninsula hotel's big revamp to hit profit

    Posted May 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Earnings at The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels (HSH), owner of the Peninsula chain of luxury hotels, could suffer a setback next year when nearly half ... launched promotional packages to lift the rate back to between 45 and 50 per cent. The group's director and chief operating officer, Peter Borer, said staff at The Peninsula Tokyo had been ...

  3. Peninsula hotel's historian digs out the glamorous Shanghai of the 1930s

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... of the Peninsula chain. 'This whole history was out there in Shanghai but people know nothing about it; I'm trying to make it visible,' he said at the launch at The Peninsula in Tsim Sha Tsui on Wednesday. Beyond Hospitality chronicles the development of the hotel group, from the Astor House Hotel in Shanghai built during the 1850s to the Peninsula Shanghai, opened last ...

  4. ICC gives peninsula towering aspiration

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kowloon was once Hong Kong's workshop, with small manufacturers dominating the peninsula. However, since the closure of Kai Tak airport, and the rise of a grander, modern Chek Lap Kok, developers have been given scope to make Kowloon's buildings and facilities match their Hong Kong Island counterparts. This is reflected by what is happening around Union Square ...

  5. Only the best for Peninsula

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer For years, Peninsula Hotels has been synonymous with style, elegance and management excellence. With the opening of select international properties over the past two decades, ... in every venture, usually as the majority shareholder, and has no interest in taking on management or operating contracts for owners. It is a point of principle that each Peninsula hotel ...

  6. Several Peninsulas in the pipeline

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels is in talks to develop several new projects and is targeting a December 14 opening for its US$134 million Peninsula Tokyo, according to chairman Sir Michael Kadoorie. The 24-storey, 314-room Tokyo hotel will be the group's ninth and is set to be followed in 2009 with the opening of the US$361 million, 250-room Peninsula Shanghai, ...

  7. HK's Peninsula ranked world's 27th best hotel

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.01pm: Hong Kong's Peninsula Hotel was ranked the 27th best hotel in the world and the 10th in Asia, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday. The Chinese-language news daily Ming Pao reported a survey by US magazine Travel and Leisure. Readers ranked the Peninsula Hotel 27th among the world's 100 best hotels this year. In a similar survey last ...

  8. Clutch of the day

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Already got a Birkin and a Kelly? Hermes is offering its devotees another bag to covet. To commemorate the reopening of The Peninsula store, the French maison has launched a 30-piece, ... in two textures- Epsom and Tadelakt calf leather. Inside you'll find the words, 'Celebrating 33 years in The Peninsula'. Available exclusively at Hermes, The Peninsula, Tsim Sha ...

  9. Little Diors

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fashionable mums will be glad to hear Christian Dior has opened a Baby Dior concept shop at The Peninsula (Mezzanine Floor, The Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui). The 400-square-foot children's wear boutique is its first in Asia. The Baby Dior range features two lines: the Exclusive collection, which includes golf wear, shoes, dresses and T-shirts, and the Maison ...

  10. DIZZY heights

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The most dramatic transformation the Kowloon peninsula has seen of late has been the rise of the 118-floor International Commerce Centre (ICC) above Union Square and Elements shopping ... Take tea at The Peninsula hotel and, to further the sense of grandness, arrange a helicopter tour from the hotel's roof or hang out at Felix bar. ...




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