Andrew Donadel appointed General Manager of the upcoming Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore

Published Date : 26 Apr 2013

Singapore, 25 April 2013 - Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Andrew Donadel as General Manager of Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore, opening on 7 May.

The 180-unit property is the Group's second Pan Pacific Serviced Suites in Singapore and the fourth serviced suites in its Pan Pacific portfolio.

Following the success of Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore, the S$100million new Serviced Suites provides extended-stay travellers with another premium accommodation choice that is located near the cultural enclave of Arab Street and at the fringe of the Marina Bay financial and shopping district, with convenient access to the city's best dining and entertainment options.

Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore offers a 24-hour Personal Assistants (PA) service, a signature feature of all Pan Pacific Serviced Suites designed to help residents and guests stay connected to business and social networks in a new city. Its well-furnished suites, ranging from the One-Bedroom Deluxe Suite to the Two-Bedroom Premium Suite, cater to a variety of accommodation needs for both individuals and families.

In his role, Andrew will be responsible for driving the operational standards, customer satisfaction levels and financial performance of the property. He will also oversee the daily operations of the 90-unit PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Singapore, situated beside Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore.

The PARKROYAL brand emphasises modern comforts, uncomplicated service and connections to authentic local experiences, while Pan Pacific is synonymous with luxury living, discrete service and enriching experiences inspired by the richness of the Pacific.

An Australian, Andrew started his hospitality career with The Westin Sydney and Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain before moving on to Ascott International where he spent some 10 years managing Somerset, Citadines and Ascott serviced residences in Singapore and Australia.

Prior to his current appointment, Andrew was the General Manager of Ascott Raffles Place Singapore and Citadines Mount Sophia Singapore, responsible for a total of 300 apartments and over 100 staff members. His extensive industry experience has led him to develop strong expertise in the areas of people and productivity management as well as cost control. Andrew is fluent in English and French.

"Andrew brings to the Group specific skills and knowledge in the management of serviced residences," said A. Patrick Imbardelli, President and Chief Executive of Pan Pacific Hotels Group.

"With his proven capabilities to manage properties across different brands, harnessing the unique value propositions of each to benefit customers, Andrew is the right person to lead our Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL Serviced Suites teams at Beach Road."

In addition to the upcoming Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore and PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group also manages Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, its first Pan Pacific Serviced Suites property in the country which opened in 2008 along the country's main shopping belt.

Outside of Singapore, the Group manages three other serviced suites properties - namely Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Ningbo in China, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Bangkok in Thailand and PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

 

About Pan Pacific Hotels Group
Pan Pacific Hotels Group 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 and/or manages over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with over 10,000 rooms including those under development in Asia, Oceania and North America. The Group comprises two acclaimed brands: Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL. Pan Pacific is a leading brand in Asia and the Pacific Rim with hotels offering premium accommodations and services. PARKROYAL is a collection of comfortable leisure and business hotels and resorts located in the heart of cities and interesting locales across Asia Pacific. For more information, visit pphg.com.

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