Singapore, 11 March 2013 – Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Gary Moran as General Manager of PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road in Singapore, conveniently located within the vibrant cultural district of Little India.
In his role, Gary will oversee the daily operations of the 534-room property and be responsible for driving service and performance excellence to maximise customer satisfaction and revenue for the hotel.
A British national, Gary has close to 20 years of luxury hotel management experience in the United Kingdom, Middle East and Asia, with Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Movenpick Hotels & Resorts. Under his leadership, the hotels regularly registered commendable scores in customer satisfaction and employee engagements surveys, as well as brand standard audits.
As General Manager of Movenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida’a, Gary received the Excellence Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership, sound business management and active community engagement at the 2011 British Business Forum in Kuwait.
Prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Gary was the General Manager of Movenpick Hotel and Spa in Bangalore, India where he oversaw the completion of the hotel which marked the launch of the Movenpick brand in the country.
“We are delighted to welcome Gary on board and look forward to him enhancing the performance of PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. With him at the helm, our hotel team remain committed to deliver on the PARKROYAL brand promise that emphasises modern comforts, uncomplicated and efficient service, and authentic local connections,” said A. Patrick Imbardelli, President and Chief Executive of Pan Pacific Hotels Group.
In addition to PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, Pan Pacific Hotels Group also owns and manages three other PARKROYAL properties in Singapore – namely, PARKROYAL on Beach Road, PARKROYAL Serviced Suites, Singapore and the newly-launched PARKROYAL on Pickering.
In June, the PARKROYAL brand will extend its footprint to China with the opening of PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Green City, Shanghai.
About Pan Pacific Hotels Group
Pan Pacific Hotels Group is a listed hotel subsidiary of Singapore-listed UOL Group Limited, one of Asia’s most established hotel and property companies with an outstanding portfolio of investment and development properties. Based in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group owns and/or manages over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with over 10,000 rooms including those under development in Asia, Oceania and North America. The Group comprises two acclaimed brands: Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL. Pan Pacific is a leading brand in Asia and the Pacific Rim with hotels offering premium accommodations and services. PARKROYAL is a collection of comfortable leisure and business hotels and resorts located in the heart of cities and interesting locales across Asia Pacific. For more information, visit pphg.com.
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Pan Pacific Hotels Group
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