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Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts Appoints Steve Halliday to
Executive Vice President, Development for North America

Singapore, 20 February 2009 -  Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Halliday as Executive Vice President, Development for North America, effective immediately.  In this new role, Steve will focus on hotel acquisitions and procurement of management contracts to drive the development for Pan Pacific in gaining a significant brand presence in the North America region. 

“Steve has an impressive track record in all aspects of hotel operations and has played a strategic role in numerous hotel development projects for Pan Pacific in America.  His wealth of experience in the market will be invaluable as North America is one of our selected key growth regions for the Pan Pacific brand,” said A. Patrick Imbardelli, President and CEO for Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts.

Steve has been in the hotel industry for over 30 years and has led the success of Pan Pacific Vancouver to become an internationally acclaimed hotel with recognition from the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler and Five Diamond Award by American Automobile Association (AAA) Travel Guide.  Steve first joined Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts in 1984 and has since provided leadership in the successful openings of Pan Pacific hotels in Vancouver, Seattle and Whistler.   

Steve was once a recipient of the ‘Canadian Hotelier of the Year’ award, by Commercial Travelers Association of Canada and he was also recognised as ‘One of Vancouver’s Top Ten Business Leaders’ by The Vancouver Sun.

About Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
Headquartered in Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a leading hotel management company in the Pacific Rim and is part of Hotel Plaza Group, the listed hotel subsidiary of UOL Group, one of Asia’s largest hotel and property companies.  Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts has been recognised by Condé Nast Traveler magazine as one of the 25 hotel companies demonstrating social responsibility and has won esteemed accolades such as World Travel Awards, AAA Four Diamond Award, Condé Nast Gold List and Readers Choice Awards.  It has a portfolio of 18 hotels, resorts and serviced suites throughout Asia and North America, with Global Sales Offices in Australia, Hong Kong, London, San Francisco, Singapore and Tokyo.  Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance.  For more information, visit 


Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
Frances Koh
Brands Manager
Tel: (65) 6622 2300

Also See: Akihito Ikeda Appointed President of Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts; Steve Halliday Appointed President of Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts North America / April 2005
Stephen Halliday Appointed SVP, Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts, America Inc. and GM Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver / Feb 2000



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