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Mr Rainer Tenius, New General Manager at Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore

09-30-2008 02:58 PM CET | Associations & Organizations

Press release from: Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore

/ PR Agency: Swissotel Merchant Court
Mr Rainer Tenius

Mr Rainer Tenius

SINGAPORE, 30 September 2008 – Swissotel Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Rainer Tenius as the new General Manager of Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore with effect from 1 October 2008.

For the past year, Mr Tenius has held the position of General Manager at Swissotel Kunshan, China during which he oversaw the conversion of the former Traders Hotel to a Swissotel property and successfully launched the 387-room hotel as the foremost hotel property in Kunshan in July 2007.

Mr Tenius began his career at Swissotel Hotels & Resorts 18 years ago in 1990 as Executive Assistant Manager with Swissotel Dusseldorf/Neuss, Germany. Within five years, he was promoted to General Manager, managing Swissotel Cairo El Salam Hotel in Egypt and Swissotel Zurich, Switzerland. In 2003, he also led the pre-opening team at Swissotel The Celik Palas, Turkey as General Manager. In 2004, he returned to Swissotel Dusseldorf/Neuss, this time as General Manager before venturing to China in 2007.

Prior to Swissotel Hotels & Resorts, he was with Hotel Inter-Continental holding various Food & Beverage positions eventually becoming Food & Beverage Manager. A 30-year old veteran in the hospitality industry, Mr Tenius brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

A graduate of Fachhochschule Munchen, Germany, Mr Tenius is fluent in English, German and French. He is married and a proud father of four sons.

Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore
(www.swissotel.com/singapore-merchantcourt)

Swissôtel Merchant Court, Singapore is right in the heart of the city centre, by the banks of the historical Singapore River. Across the hotel is CENTRAL/SOHO boasting over 280 shop units, a shoppers’ paradise. The financial hub of Raffles Place, tourist attractions like Chinatown and the Civic District are just a stone’s throw away. Entertainment hot spots such as Clarke Quay are also within close proximity. With the Clarke Quay MRT Station at our doorsteps, getting to the airport, major tourist attractions and shopping is now easier than ever.

Swissotel Merchant Court
20 Merchant Road
Singapore 058281

Koo Sok Hoon
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: 65 6239 1732
Email: sokhoon.koo@swissotel.com

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