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Nelson Tan appointed General Manager of Pan Pacific Xiamen

Published Date: 8 June 2016

Nelson brings more than 15 years of business development, operations and management experience amassed in Switzerland, Australia, Singapore and China.

Singapore, 8 June 2016 – Pan Pacific Hotels Group (PPHG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nelson Tan as General Manager of Pan Pacific Xiamen, located in one of the most vibrant and modern coastal cities in southeast China.

NelsonNelson joins the Group from his role as Resident Manager of the expansive 940-room Carlton Hotel Singapore. A seasoned Singaporean hotelier, Nelson has more than 15 years’ experience in business development, operations and management in the hospitality sector, having held several leadership positions at hotels in Switzerland, Australia, Singapore and China.

In particular, Nelson was based in China for five years before returning to Singapore. During his stint in China, he was instrumental in driving business development and pre-openings for hotels under the Shangri-La, Conrad and Hilton brands.

As General Manager of Pan Pacific Xiamen, Nelson will oversee and manage the daily operations of the property, which is located just 20 minutes away from the Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. The hotel offers 354 guestrooms and 25 serviced suites with spectacular views of the city’s coastline. A discreet, modern retreat at the heart of the financial and entertainment district, the hotel features a comprehensive range of amenities including a popular steakhouse, a fine-dining Chinese restaurant, an award-winning spa and eight flexible meeting spaces spanning over 1,000 square metres.

Pan Pacific Xiamen Exterior

Pan Pacific Xiamen

“We are delighted to welcome Nelson to the team. With his extensive experience and networks in China, Nelson is well-placed to drive greater growth and performance for Pan Pacific Xiamen,” says Erik Anderouard, Senior Vice-President, Operations, Pan Pacific Hotels Group. China is PPHG’s largest operating market outside its Singapore headquarters. Besides Pan Pacific Xiamen, the Group operates four other properties, namely Pan Pacific Suzhou, Pan Pacific Tianjin, Pan Pacific Ningbo and Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Ningbo.

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About Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited
Pan Pacific Hotels Group is a wholly-owned 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 manages over 30 hotels, resorts and serviced suites with more than 11,000 rooms including those under development in Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe. 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

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