Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced Christian Dolenc as general manager of Mandarin Oriental, Macau. In his new position, Dolenc will oversee day-to-day hotel operations. Dolenc was appointed assistant front office manager at The Peninsula, Hong Kong in 2008 and in 2010, joined Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong as front office manager. In 2012, he transferred to Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta to take on the role of director of rooms before relocating back to Hong Kong as hotel hanager of The Excelsior, Hong Kong in 2016. Most recently, Dolenc was hotel manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. Dolenc, a native German national, started in the hospitality industry at an early age. After receiving his Apprenticeship Diploma in Hotel and Catering Business in Munich, Germany in 2001, he underwent a range of placements in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Germany. Free Luxury Travel Newsletter Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier Luxury Travel … [Read more...] about Christian Dolenc Named GM of Mandarin Oriental, Macau
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According to recent reports, Prince Harry — also known as the Duke of Sussex — is asking for paternity leave.The primary job of a royal is to support the queen in her role as monarch, Leslie Carroll, author of several books about the royals, told Business Insider.Since retiring from the military, Prince Harry has been considered a full-time senior royal. He devotes his time to a variety of public engagements, including his work with the Invictus Games.Prince Harry reportedly wants to be a "modern dad."The royal prince and Duke of Sussex is expecting a baby with his wife Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, this spring. Reports say he is asking for paternity leave, a move that, studies have shown, has proven benefits for new families."Harry will likely take at least two weeks paternity leave, and then he’ll enjoy a month off in August which is regular for the royals," Katie Nicholls, author of the forthcoming royal biography "Harry and Meghan: Life, Loss, and Love," told … [Read more...] about Here’s how much time off Prince Harry will get for paternity leave
PUBLISHED: 20:00 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke Freddie Mercury, lead singer with the rock group Queen pictured at Live Aid. Photo: PA Wire This month it’s 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston. Buddy Holly (aircrash)February 3, 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that rock ‘n’ roll superstar Buddy Holly died in an air-crash alongside fellow singers Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson.Bespectacled Buddy Holly had swiftly developed a love for rock ‘n’ roll after opening for Elvis Presley on tour dates in Texas during 1955. His style swiftly changed from country to rock and he became a prolific songwriter, penning such all-time classics as That’ll Be The Day, Peggy-Sue, … [Read more...] about How old were these stars when they died?
Video PUBLISHED: 19:14 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke David Bowie - one of the many great musicians we lost too soon Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire Archant This month marks 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash. He is one of many brilliant musicians who have gone too soon. Elvis, Michael Jackson, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday all died too young, along with George Michael, Kurt Cobain and David Bowie. You can only wonder at what music they still had to make.John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix were both making new albums at the time of their deaths and nearly all of them were haunted by demons and by the pressures of fame which pushed them towards addiction. It frightening to see so many lives cut tragically short. Here are 15 great music stars who died before their time. Buddy Holly (aircrash) – February 3 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that … [Read more...] about How old were stars like David Bowie when they died?
Japanese personnel provider enters Vietnamese market Representative from Sunwell Solutions Vietnam Yoshioka Reito (R) A representative from Japan’s Sunwell Solutions JSC said on January 23 that its Vietnamese office officially became operational earlier this month. Sunwell Solutions, with eight years experience in providing human resources solutions, aims to increase opportunities for outstanding Vietnamese engineers working at Japanese firms and develop relations between Japanese employers and Vietnamese employees. Yoshioka Reito, a representative of Sunwell in Vietnam, stressed that although it has been established for nine years with highly technical staff, Sunwell is looking to expand its business to great customers, focusing on key fields such as information technology, automobile technology, and refinery projects. According to Reito, Vietnam’s high-quality engineers are able to meet the requirements of Japanese businesses. Sunwell was established with … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 25/1