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A New Breath for Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta: The Newest Face in Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta’s Family


Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta has been long recognised as one of the best five-star hotels in Jakarta. Striving to up the game in the long run, Markus Christ as the new general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta will breathe new air, creating comfortable atmosphere for guests to enjoy.

Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta has cemented its position as one of the best hotels in Jakarta, whether it is for business travelling, to celebrate special ocassion or just for staycation on the weekends. Comfortable and exquisite rooms, complete facilities, combined with top notch services from the staffs will make you feel at ease like you are at home.

The recently appointed Markus Christ, the new General Manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, has 24-year experience in the hospitality industry. He started his career as a trainee in food and beverage management in Munich on June 1993—soon afterward, he became the general manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Xian in China. During his tenure from July 2016 to July 2019, the hotel received much recognition, including being awarded as one of the Top 100 Hotels in China at the Travel + Leisure China Travel Awards 2015 and as the Best Business Hotel in Xian at the 2016 Business Traveller Awards.

Throughout his 24-year experience in the hospitality industry, Markus always goes beyond expectations. A highly motivated and all-around hotel executive with strong inter-departmental and operational skills, he has a proven record of accomplishment, including opening and resort experience, at five-star luxury hotels across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

When Markus was at Shangri-La Hotel, Nanchang, the hotel won five ‘Best Hotel Opening of the Year’ awards from various media and ranked number one (1) on TripAdvisor. After achieving great success in Nanchang, he was transferred to Shangri-La Hotel, Xian, where he stayed from July 2016 to May 2019. Later on, he joined Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta on 5 August 2019.

“I’m very happy to be appointed in Indonesia,” Markus said about his new appointment. “I find Jakarta very dynamic. It has grown so much in the last few years, as business and economy are growing rapidly. Being one of the hotels with the highest number of room inventory and function rooms in the city, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta will continue to cater to the growing demand and offer a unique blend of East and West within a harmonious and hospitable setting.” Full of optimism, Markus strives to ensure that Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta offers the best service for their costumers. Don’t hestitate to book a reservation at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta to enjoy the new atmosphere and the best hotel experience that you can get.

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