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 April 18, 2015
The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central Appoints Paul Cunningham As General Manager

 Set to open in the third quarter of 2015, The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central, today announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Cunningham as General Manager. Mr. Cunningham brings with him more than 24 years of experience in hospitality and will provide key operations support to Mr. Josef Dolp, Managing Director of The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central and Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central. Under the leadership of Mr. Dolp and Mr. Cunningham, The St. Regis Macao is set to become Macau's unrivalled address for refined elegance and bespoke services.

"I am honored to be part of The St. Regis' debut in Macau which will cement the city's reputation as a luxury travel destination," said Mr. Cunningham. "Macau is a truly unique city, featuring a rare mix of attributes that entices even the worldliest of travelers. Its rich culture, wealth of outstanding dining and shopping opportunities and world-class entertainment put Macau high on the lists of connoisseurs of life's most revered locales."

Mr. Cunningham started his career in hospitality in 1990 at London's prestigious Claridges Hotel. He has since amassed a wealth of hospitality and management experience, a decade of which has been with Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Mr. Cunningham joined Sheraton Belgravia Hotel in London as Revenue Manager in 1992, and since served in various roles including Director of Rooms at The St. Regis Beijing and Executive Assistant Manager at W Seoul Walkerhill. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Cunningham was General Manager at The St. Regis Tianjin where he quickly led this landmark hotel to become the city's thriving hub for business and social elites. Mr. Cunningham also served as General Manager of The Westin Hefei Baohe Hotel, playing an instrumental role in opening the hotel.

Mr. Josef Dolp, Managing Director of The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central and Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central, said, "Mr. Cunningham brings a rich reserve of knowledge and proficiency to the role of General Manager, along with an excellent track record of proven success at some of Starwood Hotels & Resorts' most prestigious addresses in some of the world's finest locations. With significant experience in China as well as internationally, Mr. Cunningham will play a key role in introducing the St. Regis legacy of timeless character paired with intuitive service to Macau."

Opening in the third quarter of 2015, The St. Regis Macao will offer a distinctive journey to each and every guest. The hotel enjoys a privileged location at the heart of the Cotai Strip, presenting guests with direct access to Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao's 600 premier retail stores, 100 dining options and world-class entertainment. Featuring 400 exquisitely styled and lavishly appointed guestrooms and suites, ranging from 53sqm to 477sqm, each guestroom is equipped with an array of thoughtful amenities.

Additionally, all guests will enjoy the legendary St. Regis Butler Service, epitomized by around-the-clock intuitive, yet discreet service, which will be the first for any hotel in Macau. For culinary connoisseurs, the hotel's signature restaurant will offer an engaging culinary journey, with meticulously prepared cuisine set within a distinctly residential interior, characterized by five unique dining ambiances. The St. Regis Bar will offer the legendary Bloody Mary and signature St. Regis Rituals such as champagne sabering and afternoon tea. When it's time to unwind, guests will be seduced by the Iridium Spa's elegant atmosphere, signature treatments, and sweeping Cotai Strip views from the hotel's 38th floor.