Wharf Hotels has promoted Jorgen Christensen to general manager of Niccolo Changsha, which is slated to open towards the end of 2018. The 243-key luxury sky hotel will be the fourth contemporary urban chic hotel under the Niccolo Hotels collection, occupying the top floors of the Changsha International Finance Square (IFS).
Prior to his appointment, Christensen was the general manager of the group's upscale deluxe property, Marco Polo Changzhou for three years.
A seasoned hotelier with over 25 years of experience, he has held senior management positions with luxury hotel brands including Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and The Langham Hotels and Resorts in Asia Pacific, as well as hospitality roles in Europe, and the United States. He has also overseen the opening of four luxury hotels and repositioned four others.
Niccolo Changsha's facilities include function and meeting spaces offering views of the city and Xiang River below such as The Conservatory, a 850-sqm Ballroom; dining concepts such as the Tea Lounge, Bar 93, and all-day-dining Niccolo Kitchen; leisure amenities include a wellness centre, pool and spa.