THE UNIQUE COLLECTION OF HOTELS & RESORTS APPOINTS HOTEL MANAGER FOR TWO PROPERTIES IN MYANMAR
01/31/2014

Nya Pyi Taw, January 2014 – Chief Executive Officer of The Unique Collection of Hotels & Resorts, Peter Kaelli, announced the appointment of Mr. Ole Rehlaender as General Manager of the Emerald Palace Hotel in Nya Pyi Taw and the Residence@26 in Yangon, Myanmar.

Online PR News – 31-January-2014 – Bangkok – About Mr. Ole Rehlaender
A German national, Mr. Rehlaender graduated from the School for Operational Management in the Hospitality Industry, Dortmund, Germany. He joins the Emerald Palace Hotel and Residence@26 from his latest position as the General Manger at Amara Ocean Resort on Ngapali Beach in Myanmar where he was on the pre and post opening team. Prior to that he was Resident Manager at the Bayview Beach Resort on Ngapali Beach, Myanmar.

Before his arrival to Myanmar, Mr. Rehlaender worked for several 5 star hotels and restaurants in Germany and Austria including Robinson Select Alpenrose Zürs, Hotel Albona Nova Zürs Am Arlberg and Ben.Venuto St. Anton Am Arlberg in Austria and Walter’s Hof, Hotel Rungholt and La Grande Plage Kampen/Sylt Island in Germany in various Food & Beverage and Front office positions.

Bringing along a wealth of experience in the hospitality field, Mr. Rehlaender will oversee both the Emerald Palace Hotel in Nya Pyi Taw, opened in August 2013, and the Residence@26 in Yangon, Myanmar where and he will be responsible for its opening, scheduled for March 2014.

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About The Emerald Palace Hotel
The Emerald Palace Hotel is located on Yarzathingaha Road, just a short drive to various Ministries and Pobbathiri Railway stations. Visitors to the Myanmar Gem Emporium will appreciate the 5 minute drive to the hotel and two major shopping centers also located less than 5 minutes away. Naypyitaw Airport is 20 minutes by car from the hotel. Comprised of 46 rooms and 6 villas, The Emerald Palace Hotel is suitable for guests with a variety of needs, including business travelers, honeymooners and leisure guests. The nearby Sunday Walking Street provides a taste of the local culture, while the hotel’s restaurant and bar offer a variety of international dishes, cocktails and other beverages.

The resort is managed by The Unique Collection of Hotels & Resorts.
For more information, please visit www.emeraldpalace.com

About The Unique Collection of Hotels & Resorts
Formed in 2005, The Unique Collection of Hotels & Resorts represents 14 upscale boutique hotels and resorts, including 12 properties in Thailand and 2 in Myanmar. For more information, please visit www.theuniquecollection.com

For more information on Residence@26 or The Unique Collection, please contact:

Jonathan Kreuter,
Director of Marketing Communications
E-mail: dom@theuniquecollection.com
Tel. +66(0) 2 250 4527-9

Kanchalikar Phruttisarikorn
Public Relations & Marketing Communications Manager
E-mail: pr@theuniquecollection.com
Tel. +66 (0) 2 250 4527-9

Sales Office:
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