The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou is delighted to announce that Mr. Dale Parkington has recently been appointed as General Manager. Hailing from South Africa, Dale inherited his passion for hospitality from his parents who were both hoteliers. With more than 28 years in the hotel business, his professional footprints have been left throughout Europe, The Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and the Caribbean. After three years leading the team of Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing, Dale now starts a new chapter of his Ritz-Carlton journey in Guangzhou, the dynamic center of Greater Bay Area.
Dale brings with him a wealth of operational and management experience gained from various sized operations from large city center hotels, resorts, city resorts and boutique and has worked both in hotels rich in history as well as cutting-edge new openings. Dale is an inclusive leader that drives innovative thinking and with a strong belief in the core values that deliver the ultra-luxury experience, ensures always that the genuine care and comfort of the guest is the team’s highest mission.