Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels

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Rank

$1.47B

MarketCap HK

HK Hong Kong

Country

Summary
The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the ownership, development, and management of hotels, and commercial and residential properties in Asia, the United States, and Europe. It operates through three divisions: Hotels, Commercial Properties, and Clubs and Services. The Hotels division is involved in the operation of hotels; and leasing of commercial shopping arcades and office premises located within the hotel buildings. The Commercial Properties division engages in the development, lease, and sale of residential apartments; and lease of retail and office premises, as well as operation of food and beverage outlets in such premises. The Clubs and Services division operates golf courses, as well as The Peak Tram, a tramway; wholesales and retails food and beverage products; and offers laundry, and management and consultancy services for clubs. The company is also involved in the wholesale and retail of merchandise; provision of dry cleaning, and marketing services; lending and borrowing of funds; and operates golf club and resort, and property investment activities. In addition, it offers tourism, leisure, and other services; and operates Peninsula Boutiques. The company was formerly known as The Hongkong Hotel Company, Limited. The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited was incorporated in 1866 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong.

History

The company was incorporated in 1866 as The Hongkong Hotel Company Limited, owner of the Hong Kong Hotel . The company owned by the Jewish Kadoorie family in the 1890s, it merged with the Shanghai Hotel in 1922 and used the current name of Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotel in the following year.

It was one of the first companies in Hong Kong to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. In 2007, the Hong Kong Heritage Project was set up to archive historical materials from HSH, CLP Holdings and the Kadoorie family. The publicly accessible archive provides audio, visual and documentary evidence of HSH's activities through the 19th and 20th centuries.

Kadoorie Chairmen

The Kadoorie family have been Chairmen since 1937, when Sir Elly Kadoorie was first appointed to the post. The following lists out the subsequent list of Kadoorie Chairmen since.

Sir Elly Kadoorie

Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie

Sir Horace Kadoorie

Sir Michael Kadoorie


Mission
We remain commited to excellence, treating our guests as family while providing gracious and intuitive service and creating a memorable experience.

Vision
We strive to be the best hospitality partner in the world by providing unparalleled experiences through innovation and excellence.

Key Team

Ms. Yi Ching Liao (Group Dir of Corp. & Legal, Gen. Counsel, Company Sec. and Member of Group Management Board)

Ms. Maria Razumich-Zec (Regional VP, Member of Group Management Board & MD of The Peninsula Chicago)

Mr. Shane Izaks (Group Director of Information Technology & Member of Group Management Board)

Ms. Sindy Tsui (Group Director of HR & Member of Group Management Board)

Mr. Joseph Chong (Reg. VP of Asia of The Peninsula Hotels, MD of The Peninsula Hong Kong & Member of Management Board)

Mr. Gareth Roberts (Group Director of Brand & Operations Support and Member of Group Management Board)

Ms. Shirley Lam (Group Director of Properties and Member of Group Management Board)


Recognition and Awards
The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited has been awarded the Best Employers Awards four times and has been recognized with Greenpeace’s Best Sustainable Hotel Award in 2012.

References
Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels
Leadership team

Mr. King Man Kwok (MD, CEO, Chairman of Group Management Board & Exec. Director)

Mr. Shih Ming Ip (CFO, Member of Group Management Board & Exec. Director)

Mr. Peter Camille Borer (COO, Member of Group Management Board & Exec. Director)

Products/ Services
Travel
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Headquarters
Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Established
1866
Revenue
100M - 500M
Traded as
0045.HK
Thu Feb 29 2024
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