People On The MoveNo stranger to Hong Kong, Julian Wipper returns to the city to take the reins at New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel.

A brave new GM for New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel

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Julian Wipper joins New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel as general manager.
Julian Wipper joins New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel as general manager.

Julian Wipper has been appointed general manager of New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel, a 468-room property in Tsim Sha Tsui East.

The seasoned hotelier boasts 25 years' luxury hospitality experience across Europe, the US and Asia including China, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.

He was most recently general manager of JEN Singapore Orchardgateway by Shangri-La, a role he held for three years while concurrently serving as regional champion rooms & guest experience for Southeast and Australasia hotels.

A German native, Wipper has held a number of leadership positions in various Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts properties since moving to Asia in 2005. No stranger to Hong Kong, prior to his Singapore posting he spent over eight years in positions as hotel manager at Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong and executive assistant manager in charge of food and beverage at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong.

Wipper has also worked at such distinguished establishments as Claridge's, The Savoy and The Berkeley in London and The Watergate in Washington DC. He began his hotel career in his hometown of Cologne in 1997.

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