Mandarin Oriental International Ltd. operates as a holding company, which engages in the real estate business. It operates through the Hotel Ownership; and Hotel and Residences Branding and Management segments. The Hotel Ownership segment manages and leases out hotel rooms. The Hotel and Residences Branding and Management segment operates hotel properties of third party owners under the Residences at Mandarin Oriental brand. The company was founded on December 9, 1986 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.