The Peninsula Hotels announces partnership with Hong Kong LPGA golfer Tiffany Chan

HONG KONG, 21 FEBRUARY 2018 The Peninsula Hotels is delighted to announce a partnership with Hong Kong LPGA golfer Tiffany Chan for 2018, in a sponsorship deal which involves the athlete becoming an ambassador for The Peninsula brand when she travels around the world.

“With over 150 years of history in Hong Kong, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels and The Peninsula Hotels are very proud of what Tiffany has achieved as a Hong Kong home-grown sporting talent,” said Mr Clement Kwok, CEO of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited. “It is a remarkable achievement for Tiffany to have qualified to play on the LPGA Tour, the highest-level ladies golfing tour in the world, as well as having represented Hong Kong in the Olympics and won the Hong Kong Ladies Open. Tiffany is not only an exceptional golfer but her sincere personality and strong work ethic embody the spirit of Hong Kong people. I am delighted that our partnership with Tiffany will include being one of her sponsors and providing support for her while she is on Tour, and we warmly welcome Tiffany as an ambassador for The Peninsula Hotels.

Tiffany Chan commented: “Having grown up in Hong Kong and enjoyed visiting The Peninsula Hong Kong since I was a child, I have admired the brand and am delighted to partner with a luxury hotel group. I look forward to working with The Peninsula Hotels as an ambassador.”

About Tiffany Chan

Tiffany Chan, who prepped at Diocesan Girls' School, graduated from USC with a Communications major in 2017, has made a name for herself in international golf competitions. The Tuen Mun native represented Hong Kong in the 2012 and 2014 World Amateur Championship, the 2014 and 2015 Asian Games and at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Tiffany finished runner-up at the 2017 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 12 status for the 2018 LPGA season, becoming the first ever Hong Kong golfer to qualify for the top-level LPGA tour. She made the cut in 9-of-13 starts on the Symetra Tour, with four top-10 finishes including a season-best runner-up finish at the Decatur-Forsyth Classic. She won The Hong Kong Ladies Open, a Ladies Asian Tour event, in 2016. Fans can follow Tiffany on Facebook @tiffchangolf

About The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels

Incorporated in 1866 and listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (00045), HSH is the holding company of a Group which is engaged in the ownership, development and management of prestigious hotel, commercial and residential properties in key locations in Asia, the United States and Europe, as well as the provision of tourism and leisure, club management and other services. The Peninsula Hotels portfolio comprises The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai, The Peninsula Beijing, The Peninsula Tokyo, The Peninsula New York, The Peninsula Chicago, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, The Peninsula Paris, The Peninsula Bangkok, and The Peninsula Manila. Projects under development include The Peninsula London, The Peninsula Yangon and The Peninsula Istanbul. The property portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex, The Peak Tower and St. John’s Building in Hong Kong; The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 1-5 Grosvenor Place in London, UK, and 21 avenue Kléber in Paris, France. The clubs and services portfolio of the Group includes The Peak Tram in Hong Kong; Thai Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand; Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California; Peninsula Clubs and Consultancy Services, Peninsula Merchandising, and Tai Pan Laundry in Hong Kong.

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