New World Makati Appoints New General Manager

Marcel van Mierlo, New World Makati Hotel's new general manager
Marcel van Mierlo, New World Makati Hotel’s new general manager

New World Makati Hotel announces the appointment of Marcel van Mierlo as the new general manager. In conjunction with his role as Regional Vice President of the Rosewood Hotel Group, he will oversee the operations and management of the hotel with his expertise in hospitality and food and beverage management. He brings in more than three decades of experience from properties in China, Malaysia, the Netherlands, and London.

Before joining New World Makati Hotel, Mr. van Mierlo was general manager of New World Shanghai Hotel and Pentahotel Shanghai. He was also general manager of Shangri-la Hotel Shenzen following his post as hotel manager of Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur. He has held senior management positions for the Steigenberger Kurhaus Hotel at the Hague; Kowloon Shangri-La and Island Shangri-La Hotels in Hong Kong as well as the Dorchester in London.

 “I am thrilled to be in the Philippines and look forward to working with my colleagues as we take New World Makati Hotel to new heights,” said Mr. van Mierlo.

In addition, Mr. van Mierlo attended Cornell University in New York, USA and Middelbare Hotelschool in the Netherlands, his native country.


New World Makati Hotel is a deluxe hotel located in the heart of the city. With its modern vibe and hints of Oriental influence, the hotel features 580 guestrooms and suites; including a Residence Club executive floor accommodation, a business center, and sophisticated dining options. It also offers a fitness center with sauna and spa, a swimming pool, and a dynamic function space for meetings and conferences.

The hotel is located directly across Greenbelt, the country’s premier lifestyle shopping center. It is nine kilometers from Ninoy Aquino International Airport and nearby embassies, Manila’s top business addresses, and upscale shopping venues.