Peter C. Borer, Chief Operating Officer Of The Peninsula Hotels, Named 'Corporate Hotelier Of The World' By Hotels Magazine

    Peter C. Borer, Chief Operating Officer Of The Peninsula Hotels, Named
             'Corporate Hotelier Of The World' By Hotels Magazine

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HONG KONG, Nov. 5, 2013

HONG KONG, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Peter C. Borer, Chief Operating
Officer of The Peninsula Hotels and Executive Director of The Hongkong and
Shanghai Hotels, Limited has been named "Corporate Hotelier of the World" by
HOTELS – the leading publication of the global hotel industry for 45 years –
published as the cover story in the November issue.


Since 1981, HOTELS has presented the "Hotelier of the World" award, considered
by industry insiders as the most coveted and prestigious honour in the global
hotel business. More than 60,000 readers in 150 countries vote for the annual
awards, and winners are chosen based on the following criteria: establishing
and maintaining the highest quality of service and operating standards;
demonstrating responsible and skillful management; volunteering to serve both
the industry at large and the communities in which they work; and supporting
educational endeavours.

"On behalf of our Peninsula family, we are proud of the prestigious honour
that Peter Borer has received from the readers of HOTELS, who are our
respected peers in the industry," said The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie, Chairman
of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. "For 32 years, Peter has forged
our strong brand profile and quality services that our staff and guests
experience today with the respect and core values that our company holds dear.
The Peninsula culture and unparalleled reputation for excellence are the
hallmarks of Peter's dedication and genuine love for the brand."

Throughout his 32-year career with The Peninsula Hotels, Peter Borer has been
instrumental in the vision and growth of the small luxury hotel company,
spearheading brand-defining moments including the tower expansion of the
flagship The Peninsula Hong Kong; the brand's first foray outside Asia with
the opening of The Peninsula Beverly Hills; and the concepts and designs of
new hotels including The Peninsula Tokyo, The Peninsula Shanghai and The
Peninsula Paris, set to open in 2014. He has been the visionary behind major
brand initiatives, including the iconic Peninsula Academy of cultural
programmes and the continued development of industry-leading guest room
technology, which can be seen in this year's completed US$58 million
renovation of the brand's Hong Kong flagship.

After acquiring extensive work experience in luxury hotels in Europe and the
United States, Peter Borer joined The Peninsula Hotels in 1981 as Food &
Beverage Manager at The Peninsula Manila, and after various tenures in Hong
Kong and Bangkok, went on to become Director of Sales and Marketing and then
Senior Vice President at the company's head office. He served for five years
as General Manager of The Peninsula Hong Kong and assumed wider responsibility
for the company's portfolio of Asian properties as Regional General Manager
and Group General Manager. In 2004, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer
of The Peninsula Hotels and Executive Director of The Hongkong and Shanghai
Hotels, Limited.


Incorporated in 1866 and listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (00045),
HSH is the holding company of a Group which is engaged in the ownership,
development and management of prestigious hotel, commercial and residential
properties in key locations in Asia, the United States and Europe, as well as
the provision of transport, club management and other services. The hotel
portfolio of the Group comprises The Peninsula Hotels in Hong Kong, Shanghai,
Beijing, Tokyo, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Bangkok and Manila; while
The Peninsula Hotels in Paris and London are under construction. The property
portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex, The Peak Tower and
The Peak Tramways, St. John's Building, The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City,
Vietnam and the Thai Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand.


For more than 45 years HOTELS magazine and have been the
leading sources of news and analysis for the global hotel industry. Reaching
over 90,000 hotel professionals in more than 160 countries through print and
online communications, HOTELS provides critical information on all aspects of
the worldwide hotel industry including design, food & beverage, finance,
development marketing and technology. Owners, investors and operators look to
HOTELS to provide the latest insights on trends as well as the challenges and
opportunities they face each day.

SOURCE The Peninsula Hotels

Contact: Ms Sian Griffiths, Director of Communications, The Peninsula Hotels,
8/F, St George's Building, 2 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong, Phone: +852
2840 7239, Fax: +852 2840 7499,,
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