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.
A Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality and Service Industries Management by Glion Institute of Higher Education graduate, he also holds a Certificate from the Executive Education Program awarded by EHL Lausanne, Switzerland and Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
A non-gaming luxury hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Macau is located in the city’s entertainment and high-end retail center, and is just a few minutes’ walk from the historic heart of town with easy access to all major transport hubs. The hotel has 213 rooms and suites and a range of dining facilities, including Vida Rica Restaurant and Bar, Lobby Lounge and The Mandarin Oriental Shop. There is also The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Macau, an eight-time Forbes Five-Star winner, providing an array of wellness, beauty and massage programs, along with a state-of-the-art fitness center and an outdoor heated swimming pool.