Robert Lowe Appointed General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, New York and Area Vice President, Operations

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has appointed Robert Lowe as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, New York and Area Vice President, Operations, overseeing Mandarin Oriental, Boston, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC and Mandarin Oriental, Santiago.

This is a return for Robert to the New York property as he was previously Hotel Manager from 2010 to 2012. Robert is a veteran hotelier with over 30 years of hospitality industry experience. His career with the Group began in 1999 and during this time he has held senior commercial and leadership roles in San Francisco, Atlanta, Washington DC and was most recently General Manager at the Miami property.

Originally from Argentina, Robert attained his bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at Slough Polytechnic in England and prior to joining Mandarin Oriental, held various management positions with Hyatt Hotels.

“I’m delighted to be back at Mandarin Oriental, New York, our flagship hotel in The Americas, and a property I have always regarded as home. I am thrilled to return to this vibrant city and look forward to working with the fantastic and passionate team on further elevating the exceptional service and experiences for our Fans” said Robert.


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 36 hotels and seven residences in 24 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.


Mandarin Oriental, New York

A stunning fusion of modern design with stylish oriental flair, Mandarin Oriental, New York features 244 elegant guestrooms and suites—all with breathtaking views of the city. Luxurious amenities include MO Lounge, offering an all-day menu of elevated comfort food and well-crafted drinks, overlooking Central Park and the Manhattan skyline; a 14,500 square-foot Five-Star Mandarin Oriental Spa; a state-of-the-art fitness center; and a 75-foot lap pool. In addition, the hotel offers premium meeting and event spaces, including a 6,000 square-foot pillar-less ballroom with panoramic views of Central Park, Manhattan skyline, and Hudson River. Located in Columbus Circle’s Deutsche Bank Center, with The Shops at Columbus Circle’s collection of luxury retail stores and restaurants, Mandarin Oriental, New York is in an idyllic location just steps away from world-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Central Park, Lincoln Center, and Jazz at Lincoln Center.