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08 Feb 2020

Kempinski The One Suites Hotel Shanghai Downtown Welcomes New General Manager

Shanghai, 8 February 2020 – Kempinski The One Suites Hotel Shanghai Downtown is pleased to announce that Monika Tritz has been appointed as the hotel’s new General Manager.


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Monika Tritz is a true hotelier by heart and is full of passion for the industry.

She held several permanent and task force positions within Hotel Operations over the last 20 years on various assignments with Kempinski Hotels. That has brought her a wealth of international experience having worked and developed in Germany, the UAE, Italy, Croatia, Africa, China, Indonesia and Qatar. In her previous role, based at the Kempinski Head Office in Geneva as Regional Director of Operations Monika focused on leading operational aspects within the portfolio of Europe by applying the company strategy through developing people and increasing performance and quality.

Furthermore, several interim GM assignments in Austria, Italy and Germany as well as the active participation in innovative projects to improve operational workflows have been a key function of her role. Through that she supported the achievement of the highest guest satisfaction rates and quality service levels while maintaining financial performance, cost control leading to departmental profitability. As a certified Coach and Mentor, sharing her experience and knowledge is essential and supports her to continue to focus on the individual development of each of her team members.

Munich in Germany is her hometown, Monika is fluent in German, English and conversational in French and Italian. She holds a Master Certificate in Hospitality and Revenue Management in addition to her most recent certified studies in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management by Cornell University.


About Kempinski The One Suites Hotel Shanghai Downtown: Kempinski The One Suites Hotel Shanghai Downtown is located in the business center of Jing’an District, five minutes walk from the upscale shops and metro station on West Nanjing Road, one of Shanghai’s busiest commercial areas. The hotel is just a short taxi ride to Pudong’s business district, Xintiandi, the Bund, the French Concession, making it accessible to almost anywhere else in the center of Shanghai. Designed by world-renowned hospitality interior design firm HBA, Kempinski The One Suites Hotel Shanghai Downtown achieves a unique avant-garde style with a mix of contemporary pieces, traditional Chinese and European Art Deco design elements. It offers 244 spacious guest suites and private residences, which, ranging between 62-600 square meters, are among the largest in the city. 

About Kempinski: Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Today the Kempinski Group operates 82 hotels and residences in 35 countries and currently has more than 25 prestigious projects under development around the globe. Each five star hotel reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage; each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel



Media contact:

Dora Wang · PR & Marketing Manager                 

Kempinski The One Suites Hotel Shanghai Downtown

​601 Fengyang Road · 200041 Shanghai · China

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