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
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.
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
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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