As historian Peter Hibbard sees it, despite the 2010 World Expo, today's Shanghai has nothing on its day as the Paris of the Orient.Friday, 17 September, 2010, 12:00am
Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, operator of the Peninsula luxury hotels, has felt the effects of the global economic downturn, swine flu and unrest in Thailand - all of which shaved the average yield on its nine-hotel portfolio by 29 per cent in the first quarter.14 May 2009 - 12:00am
K. Lesli Ligorner
Of counsel, Shanghai
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker24 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
Director of engineering
Sheraton HK Hotel & Towers
Mr Wijayawardana oversees the engineering operation and hotel safety and security. He started his engineering career in Sri Lanka and joined the hospitality industry in 1980.
General manager2 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
A booming unofficial export trade in Louis Vuitton products led to Thursday's clashes at the Peninsula Hotel in which 31 people were arrested after staff refused to sell them goods.29 Jan 2000 - 12:00am
The People's Liberation Army yesterday formally transferred to China Everbright Group its controlling share in one of Beijing's best-known hotels, the Palace.
In one of the most visible signs of the military's withdrawal from business, officers of the PLA's general staff handed over its 60 per cent stake to Everbright officials at a ceremony at the 530-room five-star hotel.26 Mar 1999 - 12:00am
Swank International Recommendation: Hold Brokerage: Cheerful Research SWANK is mainly involved in the design, manufacture and sale of optical frames, corrective glasses, sunglasses and opthalmic lenses worldwide.4 Aug 1996 - 12:00am
HONGKONG & Shanghai Hotels operates The Peninsula Hotel, Kowloon Hotel, and The Peninsula Hotels in the United States.
Brokerage Standard Chartered Securities has rated the company a long-term buy, saying it has revised its earnings outlook upward.17 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels Brokerage: SBC Warburg Recommendation: Sell HONGKONG & Shanghai Hotels operate the Peninsula Hotel, the Kowloon Hotel, and the Peninsula hotels in the United States, Manila and China.
The company has outperformed the Hang Seng Index by 15 per cent over the past three months and trades at a 37 per cent premium to the market.18 Feb 1996 - 12:00am
THE Peninsula group aims to expand to no more than 10 or 12 hotels from its existing base of six, according to group president Onno Poortier.
His statement on the ultimate size of the prestige group came as Mr Poortier and a team of general managers from the hotels met London reporters during a tour of Europe.18 May 1995 - 12:00am
THE Peninsula's general manager Felix Bieger will step down from his post in February next year after almost 40 years with the group.19 Oct 1993 - 12:00am
HONGKONG and Shanghai Hotels has no immediate plans to replace its managing director, Mr Hanmer Webb-Peploe, who retires at the end of this month.
The Peninsula Group director of public relations, Ms Lynn Grebstad, said there were no plans at the moment to fill the position.
Mr Webb-Peploe's five-year contract ends this month.20 Feb 1993 - 12:00am