Guoman Hotels' Royal Horseguards Hotel Appoints New Wedding Planner

By Guoman Hotels, PRNE
Sunday, March 20, 2011

LONDON, March 21, 2011 - Guoman Hotels has announced the appointment of Laura Ramella as wedding
and special events manger.

Ramella joins the London hotel group heading up the wedding team at
flagship five-star property, The Royal Horseguards hotel.

With over seven years of industry experience, Ramella will be on hand to
plan and organise every couple's special day within the impressive buildings
of One Whitehall Place; the hotel's adjoining banqueting rooms. Ramella's
previous experience spans across a similar role for St Martin's Lane and The
Sanderson, Hilton Park Lane and Hilton London Olympia - all of which made her
the perfect fit for the role.

Anna Dowling, general manager, The Royal Horseguards hotel commented:
"Laura's passion for her work really shines through and her experience and
expertise will no doubt help cement The Royal Horseguards and One Whitehall
as one the key wedding venues in London ("

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Ramella is eagerly anticipating her new role and added: "I am very proud
to join such a prestigious hotel and am looking forward to creating fabulous
weddings here at The Royal Horseguards and One Whitehall Place. I am
passionate about ensuring every aspect of the couple's special day is

The Royal Horseguards offers a wedding venue in One Whitehall Place. The
Grade 1 listed building features lofty ceilings and chandeliers and the
largest free-standing marble staircase in Europe, as well as views
overlooking the River Thames and the London Eye - a unique backdrop for a
wedding in the capital.

The Royal Horseguards is the five-star property of the Guoman collection,
which currently boasts four landmark properties as well as a
recently-launched property in Shanghai.

About Guoman Hotels:

Guoman Hotel Management Limited operates two hotel brands within the UK
market; Guoman Hotels, an exclusive collection of deluxe hotels located in
central London and Thistle Hotels, a chain of quality full service hotels in
the UK's major cities.

Guoman Hotels in the UK consists of four landmark properties; Charing
, The Cumberland, The Royal Horseguards (current AA London Hotel of the
Year 2010/11) and The Tower. Whilst each hotel in the portfolio is different
with its own unique identity and style, each provides the very highest levels
of comfort and service to its guests.

In 2010, Guoman Hotels launched internationally, with its new property
opening in Shanghai - with a property in Beijing to follow in 2011. In the
UK, The Grosvenor Victoria property will join the collection in the near

    PR Contact:
    Kymberley Hill
    Head of Public Relations
    Guoman & Thistle Hotels
    The Grosvenor
    101 Buckingham Palace Road
    SW1W 0SJ

PR Contact: Kymberley Hill, Head of Public Relations, Guoman & Thistle Hotels, The Grosvenor, 101 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0SJ, +44(0)20-7868-6322

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