Andaz Macau has announced the appointment of accomplished hotelier Chikako Shimizu as General Manager of the venue, which is set to open in the first half of 2021.
A Hyatt and Andaz veteran, Shimizu will bring a keen understanding of the unique experience offered by the luxury lifestyle hospitality brand of Andaz.
The hotel’s launch will coincide with the launch of the Galaxy International Convention Center and Galaxy Arena in 2021.
Ms. Shimizu has garnered more than 25 years of extensive experience in hospitality leadership positions around the world. In her new role, she will serve as brand ambassador to bring the culture of the hotel to life. She will also proactively promote the Andaz philosophy of providing each guest with an authentic local experience.
Shimizu commented: “I am very excited to introduce the Andaz brand to such a special city like Macau that has so much history and culture to share. Once opened, the hotel will bring to life the vibrancy of this fascinating city, by offering distinct experiences designed to stimulate the senses and deliver thoughtful, unscripted service for curious-minded guests in search of inspiring sights, sounds, tastes and immersive local experiences that is unique to Macau.”