Niccolo Hotels has announced four key appointments to oversee the opening of its new flagship property, The Murray, Hong Kong. Set to open in late 2017, The Murray will be the first luxury hotel to open in Hong Kong in recent years.

Dean Dimitriou (main) takes the helm hotel manager, while Viola Ting has been appointed as director of sales, and Patrick Ho as director of human resources. Tenny Kwok also joins the hotel as director of engineering.

With over a decade of international experience in the luxury hospitality industry, Dimitriou has held senior management roles with brands such as InterContinental, Mandarin Oriental and the Grand Hyatt. His career has taken him from Chicago to London, Melbourne and Hong Kong. Prior to joining The Murray, Dimitriou was hotel manager at The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi.

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Ting (above) brings more than 20 years of experience to her new role, having worked with luxury properties in Hong Kong, including The Ritz Carlton, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers, and the Mandarin Oriental.

As director of human resources, Ho will spearhead talent acquisition and training for The Murray. For the last 17 years, Ho has honed his skills in Hong Kong and Macau at The St. Regis and The Westin Resort Macau. Before this latest appointment, Ho spent four years managing HR operations at the Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong.

In a career spanning almost two decades, Kwok has managed a series of large-scale projects across the hospitality, residential, and commercial property sectors. Kwok joins The Murray after seven years at The Langham, Hong Kong.

The Murray, Hong Kong managing director, Duncan Palmer, says: “We are delighted to welcome Dean, Tenny, Patrick, and Viola to The Murray, Hong Kong’s growing management team. Their diverse international backgrounds and collective expertise will ensure The Murray is positioned as a contemporary urban chic luxury hotel.”