Mr. David J Travers has been appointed as
General Manager of the ParkRoyal Melbourne Airport.
spans three decades and six countries, where he has worked for
some of the world’s most prominent hotel groups across a variety
of management positions.
In his new role, David will oversee operations
at the newly launched ParkRoyal Melbourne Airport.
The 276 room
hotel (rebranded from Hilton Melbourne Airport) is located at the
doorstep of the domestic and international airport and links
directly to the terminal by sky-bridge.
With 16 function
rooms conveniently located on one level, as well as restaurant and
bar options, the hotel is a multipurpose transit hub for business
ParkRoyal Melbourne Airport marks the return of
the ParkRoyal brand to its birth city of Melbourne where it was
founded in 1962.
David is no stranger to the ParkRoyal brand,
having held his very first managerial position at the ParkRoyal
Melbourne between 1992 and 1994.
David’s most recent appointment was General
Manager of Projects for Langham Hotels International Group. His
role included the management of the pre-opening and operation of
the five-star Langham Place Samui in Koh Samui, Thailand and the
project management of the first airport transit hotel in India at
the new IGI International Airport in New Delhi.
Prior to joining Langham, David held General
Manager roles at the Holiday Inn Suva in Fiji, Holiday Inn City
Centre Christchurch and the Centra Camperdown in Sydney.
“We are very pleased to have David on board and
at the helm of ParkRoyal Melbourne Airport,” said Pan Pacific
Hotels Group CEO, A. Patrick Imbardelli. “We are confident David’s
vision and extensive leadership experience will translate
seamlessly into his new role, driving and guiding the hotel
through its exciting introduction to Melbourne. David will be an
ambassador of our revitalised ParkRoyal brand and he will play an
active role in developing the important connection between the
hotel and local community.”
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