News for the Hospitality Executive
Pan Pacific Hotels Appoints Cheah Chin Kim and Goh Tee
General Manager and Director of Sales Respectively for
PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur
Singapore, 5 October, 2010 - Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Cheah Chin Kim as General Manager and Goh Tee Kay as Director of Sales for PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur, an iconic new property slated to open later this month.
Chin Kim is no stranger to Pan Pacific Hotels Group, initiating her career with the Group as General Manager of PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Singapore where she oversaw the development, marketing, engineering, and food and beverage divisions of the 90-suites property.
Prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Chin Kim was the General Manager of Fraser Place Langsuan, Bangkok. She also assisted in the openings of new properties in Seoul and Manila as Regional Assistant Operations Manager with Fraser Hospitality.
Chin Kim’s invaluable experience in extended-stay accommodations management has also had her play a crucial role in the successful opening of Pan Pacific Serviced Suites in Singapore and Bangkok which are also operated by Pan Pacific Hotels Group.
Meanwhile, Goh Tee Kay has been appointed Director of Sales for PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur. Tee Kay will be responsible for formulating and executing sales and marketing strategies for the property.
Prior to this, Tee Kay was Director of Sales at Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur. He commenced his travel and hospitality career with Mayflower Acme Tours and thereafter held various senior sales positions with Berjaya Hotels & Resorts, Pangkor Island Beach Resort and Lanson Place Ambassador Row Kuala Lumpur.
“PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur is an exciting addition to the Group’s three well-established properties in Malaysia – PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur, PARKROYAL Penang and Pan Pacific Kuala Lumpur International Airport,” said A. Patrick Imbardelli, CEO and President of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. “With Chin Kim and Tee Kay at its helm, we are confident they will steer this property to fulfill our vision of creating memorable experiences to new residents and visitors to Kuala Lumpur.”
Featuring 287 well-appointed studios, one and two-bedroom suites, PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur is located adjacent to the famous food street Jalan Alor and Bukit Bintang, and mega malls such as KLCC, Pavilion and Lot 10. It is the ideal home for travelers and families who desire comfort, a local connection and a great base from which to explore their new home and surroundings. Travellers can now book their stays at PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur at www.parkroyalhotels.com or www.parkroyalservicedsuites.com
This will be one of three PARKROYAL properties that will open for the Group this year. PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney and PARKROYAL Parramatta in Australia are set to open on 1 November 2010.
About PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts
Headquartered in Singapore, PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts is part of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. It has a portfolio of 10 hotels and serviced suites in Asia Pacific, including those under development. Its presence also extends to Global Sales Offices in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, London, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. For more information, visit parkroyalhotels.com.
About Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited 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, manages and/or markets over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with over 10,000 rooms in Asia and North America including those under development. The Group comprises two acclaimed brands: Pan Pacific® and PARKROYAL®.
Pan Pacific ® is a leading brand in Asia and the Pacific Rim situated in key cities of distinguished destinations offering premium accommodations and services. PARKROYAL® is a regional Asia Pacific brand which promises a lifestyle-approach to hospitality that will leave guests with an experience to remember. For more information, visit pphg.com
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