SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurent Boisdron as VP & General Manager of Lanson Place Mall of Asia.
Laurent has over 29 years of experience in the hospitality industry across Europe, the Middle East, United States, and Southeast Asia. Prior to his recent appointment, Laurent spearheaded the pre-opening and opening teams of Sable Navy Pier, Curio Collection by Hilton as the General Manager in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to that, he was the General Manager of SMHCC’s luxury property, Conrad Manila from 2018 to 2020. He also held various positions from the Radisson Hotel Group, namely: General Manager – Radisson Blu Cebu; Corporate Director of Operations for Owned & Managed Hotels – Americas; and Hotel Manager – Radisson Blu Chicago.
Laurent’s work has been recognized through the years, as validated by his numerous awards: 2021 Hotel Management’s GMs To Watch (USA), 2019 CMO Asia Award for one of the Best General Managers in the Philippines, 2017 Asia Pacific Hotel of the Year Award (Radisson Blu Cebu), and the 2015 President’s Award for outstanding quality for Radisson North America, among others.
Slated to open in 2023, the first Lanson Place property in the Philippines is located in the heart of SM Mall of Asia. The property will feature a 247-room hotel and a 143-room serviced suites, providing guests with direct access to extensive retail, F&B and entertainment facilities. Lanson Place Mall of Asia is within close proximity to the flagship SMX Convention Center Manila as well as the iconic eCom office buildings, making it ideal not only for leisure guests but for business travelers and MICE delegates as well.
About Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited
Lanson Place is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wing Tai Properties Limited (Wing Tai), a publicly listed company in Hong Kong (HKEx stock code: 369). Wing Tai currently manages 7 properties (in which Wing Tai has equity in two) under the Lanson Place brand, comprising luxury Personal Hotels and Residences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, as well as two upcoming properties in Manila and Melbourne (to be opened in 2023).
Lanson Place provides comfortable, private sanctuaries for extended stay guests at central locations in major global cities. Infused by a family-like service tradition, Lanson Place creates warm and sheltered places with a club-like feel where communities form and bond. Guests can enjoy a home away from home experience.
The Group aims to grow the Lanson Place brand across the Asia-Pacific region and continues to explore both investment and management opportunities in major gateway cities.