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New GM at Pan Pacific Singapore and Parkroyal on Pickering

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Veteran Singaporean hoteliers, Gino Tan and Tina Sim, will take charge of the 790-room Pan Pacific Singapore and the 367-room Parkroyal on Pickering respectively.

After a year at the helm of Parkroyal on Pickering Gino Tan moves on to become General Manager of the 28-year-old Pan Pacific Singapore, a popular hotel at the heart of the downtown Marina Bay entertainment and business district.

Pan Pacific Singapore underwent a Sin$80 million transformation which was designed to strengthen its competitive positioning amongst other luxury and business hotels in the city.

Gino leads the team at Pan Pacific Singapore with over 22 years of international hospitality experience. Prior to joining the group last year, he had been General Manager of Millennium Hotel London Mayfair, Grand Millennium Beijing and the five-star New World Hotel in Dalian, China.

In the first 15 years of his career, Gino honed his sales and marketing acumen with Omni Marco Polo Hotel in Singapore as well as with Raffles Hotels and Resortsí properties such as Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore, Swissotel Beijing, Raffles Hotel Singapore and Raffles Beijing Hotel.

Taking over from Gino Tan as General Manager of Parkroyal on Pickering is Tina Sim, who has almost three decades of operations and hotel management experience with brands such as Shangri-La, Westin, Ritz-Carlton, Conrad and Fullerton.

Tina enjoyed close to a 10-year tenure with the Shangri-La Group, managing Shangri-La and Traders hotels and resorts across Singapore. Most recently, Tina was General Manager, Special Projects at Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited where she was responsible for renovation projects in Jakarta, Malaysia and Singapore.

Featuring a sustainable hotel-in-a-garden design concept, Parkroyal on Pickering is located beside bustling Chinatown and at the gateway to the Raffles Place financial district. Since opening in 2013, the hotel has won the Presidentís Design Award for Design of the Year, Green Mark Platinum Award and Solar Pioneer Award in Singapore, among others.

ďAs a hotel management company headquartered in Singapore which is also our largest operating market with eight hotels and serviced suites, we are delighted to appoint consummate hospitality professionals, Gino and Tina to steer two of the most distinguished hotels within our Singapore portfolio,Ē said Bernold O. Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer, Pan Pacific Hotels Group. ďThe appointments reflect the Groupís commitment to provide our associates with rewarding career development opportunities and underscore our belief in nurturing home-grown talent to contribute towards the growth of Singaporeís hospitality industry. We warmly welcome Gino and Tina to our global leadership team and look forward to working with them to enhance the performance of Pan Pacific Singapore and Parkroyal on Pickering, so as to solidify their reputations as leading hotels in Singapore and beyond.Ē

In Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group owns and manages six other properties Ė Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore, Parkroyal on Beach Road, Parkroyal on Kitchener Road and Parkroyal Serviced Suites, Singapore.

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