Dream Hotel Group appoints Sunny Li as Vice President of Development
Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Sunny Li as Vice President of Development for China and North Asia. Tapping into more than 30 years of experience in hotel development and portfolio expansion, Li brings a wealth of knowledge and an extensive global network of relationships with real estate developers, capital groups and private investors to Dream Hotel Group.
Home to its Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels brands, Dream Hotel Group encompasses three business lines: Proprietary Brands, Hotel Management and Dining & Nightlife. Based in Shanghai, Sunny Li will be responsible for driving the company’s four lifestyle hotel brands into China and North Asia markets, playing an integral role in the continued growth and success of the company.
“We are pleased to welcome Sunny to our team as we continue to introduce our brands to new markets in China and North Asia,” said Dream Hotel Group CEO Jay Stein. “Sunny is a highly skilled and connected individual; his diverse background, business acumen and strategic insight will most certainly help bring Dream Hotel Group into the next chapter of its development.”
“Our potential in this part of the world is unlimited. We are grateful to have someone of Sunny’s caliber join the team at such a pivotal moment in our trajectory,” added Abid Butt, Chief Executive Officer for Asia, Middle East and Africa, Dream Hotel Group.
Prior to joining Dream Hotel Group, Li held multiple positions with Wyndham Hotel Group, Marriott International, Rosewood Hotel Group and Morgan Stanley, covering development operations and sales & marketing on both the regional and property levels in Australia, New Caledonia, India, Korea, Japan and China. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Sinowood Hotels & Resorts, responsible for overall business development, including real estate management, hotel management and tourism town management.
“Dream Hotel Group is making major moves this year,” said Sunny Li, Vice President of Development, Dream Hotel Group. “I am thrilled and honored to be part of the company’s growth and success in major cities across China and North Asia.”
The company plans to sign more than 150 hotels and resorts across all its brands over the next five years, continuing to solidify its burgeoning portfolio worldwide. With 18 hotels open today and another 20+ in various stages of development, Dream Hotel Group is on track to triple its existing portfolio by 2022. Today’s announcement signals another exciting milestone in the continued growth and evolution of the company and its portfolio of lifestyle brands.
About Dream Hotel Group
Dream Hotel Group is a hotel brand and management company with a rich, 30-year history of managing properties in some of the world’s most highly competitive hotel environments. Home to its Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels brands, Dream Hotel Group encompasses three business lines: Proprietary Brands, Hotel Management and Dining & Nightlife. The Company is committed to the philosophy that forward-thinking design, service and guest experiences should be available across market segments. Dream Hotel Group is dedicated to offering travelers an authentic connection to their chosen destination through a truly original approach. For more information, please visit www.dreamhotelgroup.com and follow @dreamhotelgroup on Twitter.
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