Pan Pacific Hotels Group to launch second Pan Pacific Serviced Suites in Singapore; appoints Vice President, Serviced Suites to drive extended stay portfolio performance

Share Article

This new property is one of three under the hotel and resort brand that will open 2012. The new properties in China and Singapore will add to the Group’s robust portfolio of over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with over 10,000 rooms worldwide

lobby2
The new 180-room Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore will boast all the unique features - notably its 24-hour Personal Assistants (PA) Service - that guests and residents enjoy at all Pan Pacific Serviced Suites properties.

Following the success of Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore, which opened in 2008, Pan Pacific Hotels Group will launch another Pan Pacific Serviced Suites in Singapore at the beginning of 2013.

The new 180-room Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore will boast all the unique features - notably its 24-hour Personal Assistants (PA) Service - that guests and residents enjoy at all Pan Pacific Serviced Suites properties.

This new property is the fourth Pan Pacific Serviced Suites in the Group’s portfolio – after Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Bangkok and Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Ningbo (opening August 2012). It will complement Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore by offering customers an alternative and highly accessible location in the vibrant enclave of Beach Road, bordering the city and the Central Business District.

Supporting the hotel Group’s strategy to expand its serviced suites portfolio in Asia and Greater China is the appointment of Richard Tan, Vice President, Serviced Suites.

Richard will be based in Singapore and will oversee operations of the Group’s seven serviced suites properties, ensuring their quality of service and successful financial performance as the Group primes for further growth in the extended stay segment.

At the same time, he will spearhead innovation systems within these operations and work with the Group’s development team seek out new opportunities for growth in the region.

Richard’s last appointment was with The Ascott Group where as Country General Manager – Vietnam, he was responsible for the performance of five properties in Vietnam while leading the Business Development team in identifying investment and management contract opportunities in the country.

Prior to that, he was Area Manager, Singapore and led the teams at two serviced apartments in Singapore. He also held the role of Regional Manager (India), leading the opening team in the launch of six properties in major cities in India.

“Richard brings on board very specific knowledge and expertise in serviced suites operations and development,” said A. Patrick Imbardelli, President and CEO, Pan Pacific Hotels Group. “This is key for us; the extended stay segment in China and Asia presents huge opportunities for us and we intend to fully capitalise on our strengths in this area.”

“We already have serviced suites properties that resonate very well with our customers. We look forward to Richard elevating the performance of the portfolio and growing the appeal of our extended stay brands as we look to offer serviced suites with hotel-standards of service delivery and facilities to more guests and customers around the world.”

Outside Singapore, the Group will extend its Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL serviced suites offerings into China with two new properties this year. While Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Ningbo will be part of the Group’s first joint hotel and serviced suites development in China, the opening of PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Green City, Shanghai will mark the debut of the PARKROYAL brand in the country.

– End –

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.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Elaine Heng
Pan Pacific Hotels Group
65868081269
Email >

Chan Hse May
Visit website

Media

richard tan pan pacific hotelslobby2lobby1