Torsten M. van Dullemen has been appointed as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC. Van Dullemen is also Area Vice President of Operations for the Northeast United States overseeing Mandarin Oriental, Boston and Mandarin Oriental, New York.
Most recently, Van Dullemen held the position of General Manager at The Excelsior, Hong Kong and was Area Vice President for South China. With over 30 years of hospitality experience and nearly two decades of service with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Van Dullemen has held several key positions with the Group including General Manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong, General Manager of the former Mandarin Oriental, Manila and Mandarin Oriental, Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai. Additionally, he was the Hotel Manager of the Group’s award-winning Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok property, and Resident Manager at Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park, London. Prior to joining Mandarin Oriental, Van Dullemen was General Manager for The Oberoi, Udaivilas in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.
“I am delighted to lead the team at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC and look forward to working with them to enhance our guest experiences. I am also looking forward to overseeing our Northeast hotels to ensure that we continue to deliver the exemplary service for which Mandarin Oriental is renowned,” said Torsten van Dullemen, General Manager, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC & Area Vice President of Operations.
A graduate of Hotelschool The Hague, Institute for Hotel Management and Cornell University, Van Dullemen is also a member of MENSA International. In 2016 Van Dullemen was the recipient of the BMW ‘General Manager of the Year’ hotelier award for Greater China.
Originally from the Netherlands, Van Dullemen has a broad knowledge of the international luxury hospitality industry and speaks several languages including Dutch, German, French, and Italian. Van Dullemen is an accomplished triathlete and participates in international triathlon competitions. In his personal time, he enjoys spending time with family, reading, and being outdoors.