Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong has appointed Vanessa Kong as director of sales & marketing.

With more than 20 years of hospitality industry experience across the Middle East and Asia, Kong has held senior management positions at several reputable hotel companies, including Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotels, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Dusit International and Montigo Resorts. She was most recently director of sales & marketing at Banyan Tree and Angsana Bintan before joining Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong.

In her new role she is responsible for the overall strategic direction and oversee sales & marketing across corporate, mice, communications, events, leisure and loyalty marketing departments for the Marco Polo Hongkong, Gateway and Prince hotels.