Press Releases (2009 - 2010)

21st December 2010
Pan Pacific Hotels Group acquires Hilton Melbourne Airport hotel in Australia
Pan Pacific Hotels Group has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire the Hilton Melbourne Airport hotel in Australia.

10th November 2010
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Wins Top Honours At World Travel Awards
Pan Pacific Hotels Group is proud to announce that four of its hotels - Pan Pacific Singapore, Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, Pan Pacific Vancouver and Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Singapore - have won top honours in the World Travel Awards 2010.

1st November 2010
PARKROYAL now in Sydney, Australia
One of Australia's most fondly remembered brands, PARKROYAL, has officially re-opened its doors in Sydney today at PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney and PARKROYAL Parramatta.

25th October 2010
PARKROYAL Serviced Suites opens in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur has opened in Malaysia, welcoming guests to the PARKROYAL brand of modern comfort, unobtrusive and authentic service.

11th October 2010
Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts launches Guest Loyalty Programme
Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts has launched GHA Discovery, its guest loyalty programme.

11th October 2010
PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts launches Guest Loyalty Programme
PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts has launched GHA Discovery, its guest loyalty programme.

4th August 2010
Pan Pacific Hotels Group to open PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur
Pan Pacific Hotels Group announced today that it will open PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur in October 2010.

7th July 2010
Pan Pacific Hotels Group enters Australia with three properties
Pan Pacific Hotels Group announced today that it will enter the Australian market with an initial three properties by 2011.

14th June 2010
Pan Pacific Hotels Group to open new Pan Pacific properties in Ningbo, China
Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced it will open new properties Pan Pacific Ningbo and Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Ningbo in Zhejiang, China.

8th June 2010
Pan Pacific Hotels Group appoints Vice-President, Development – North America
Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Todd Wynne-Parry as Vice President, Development – North America.

1st April 2010
Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort welcomes first guests
Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort opened its doors today in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia.

31 March 2010
Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Bangkok Opens
Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Bangkok celebrated its Grand Opening in Bangkok, Thailand today.

11th March 2010
Pan Pacific Hotels Group have officially announced our guest loyalty programme GHA Discovery to the world!
“GHA Discovery” to unite twelve brands under one scheme; Emphasis on recognition and local experiences

25th February 2010
Pan Pacific resort to open in Bali
Pan Pacific Hotels Group announced today that it will open a Pan Pacific resort in Bali, Indonesia.

1st February 2010
Pan Pacific Xiamen and Pan Pacific Seattle Recognised in TripAdvisor's 2010 Travelers' Choice Awards
Pan Pacific Hotels Group is proud to announce that two of its hotels, Pan Pacific Xiamen and Pan Pacific Seattle, have been recognised in the recent TripAdvisor 2010 Travelers' Choice Awards.

11th January 2010
New Pan Pacific Suzhou Welcomes First Guests
The new Pan Pacific Suzhou officially opened its doors today.

5th January 2010
Global Hotel Alliance welcomes Tivoli Hotels & Resorts as its latest member; Enters Portugal & Brazil with highly reputed regional brand
Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) is delighted to start 2010 by welcoming Tivoli Hotels & Resorts as their latest member, as the rapidly-growing alliance now extends its reach to include two important new markets, Portugal & Brazil, with one of the regions’ most respected brands.

14th December 2009
New Pan Pacific Suzhou Now Accepting Guest Reservations
Guests can now book their stays at Pan Pacific Suzhou – due to open on 11 January 2010.

2nd December 2009
Pan Pacific Hotels Group launches 'SuperSaver' and 'Give Me A Break' promotions
Pan Pacific Hotels Group has launched its highly popular 'SuperSaver' and 'Give Me A Break' promotions for its Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL hotels respectively.

8th November 2009
Pan Pacific Singapore and Pan Pacific Kuala Lumpur International Airport win top honours at World Travel Awards 2009
Pan Pacific Kuala Lumpur International Airport was named Asia's and the World's Leading Airport Hotel for a second consecutive year. In addition, Pan Pacific Singapore was recognised as Asia's Leading Business Hotel for the fourth consecutive year, and World's Leading Business Hotel for the third year running.

16th October 2009
Pan Pacific Hotels Group shares strategy for growth at the Hospitality Investment Conference Asia Pacific in Hong Kong
Pan Pacific Hotels Group revealed at the Hospitality Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) the strategic moves it has made to prime itself and its two brands Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL for growth.

7th September 2009
New Pan Pacific Hotel to open in Suzhou, China
Pan Pacific Hotels Group is set to have another hotel in China next year, in line with its growth strategy for the country.

25th August 2009
Pan Pacific tops Market Metrix Hospitality Index
Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts are pleased to announce that Pan Pacific has come in tops in customer satisfaction as measured by the Q2 2009 Hospitality Index by Market Metrix.

3rd August 2009
Pan Pacific Xiamen Welcomes First Guests
Pan Pacific Hotels Group celebrated the opening of Pan Pacific Xiamen on 1 August 2009.

8th June 2009
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Appoints Eric Levy as Senior Vice President of Development
Pan Pacific Hotels Group today announced the appointment of Eric Levy as Senior Vice President, Development.

26th May 2009
New Pan Pacific Hotel to Open in Xiamen, China
Pan Pacific Hotels Group today announced the launch of the new Pan Pacific Xiamen in August 2009 following a series of hotel enhancements to deliver the level of personalized experience synonymous with the Pan Pacific brand.

11th May 2009
Best Rate Guarantee for PARKROYAL Hotels and Resorts Website
PARKROYAL Hotels and Resorts today launched the Best Rate Guarantee programme for its online reservation platform on its website

28th April 2009
Hotel Plaza Limited Renames to Pan Pacific Hotels Group
Hotel Plaza Limited today announced the renaming as Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited

24th Feb 2009
Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL Hotels and Resorts Launches New Central Reservations and Distribution System.
Following the successful migration of PARKROYAL Hotels and Resorts from a third party distribution provider to a proprietary system, Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL Hotels have launched a new central reservations and distribution system named PANTHER.

04th Feb 2009
Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL Opens Sixth Global Sales Office To Be Based In Australia
Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts and PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts announce the opening of their Global Sales Office in Sydney, Australia. This is the sixth Global Sales Office for Pan Pacific and PARKROYAL and is part of the strategy to expand the brands’ customer relationships across key source markets.

21st Jan 2009
Pan Pacific & PARKROYAL Combine Efforts To Drive Global Revenue
Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts and PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts kicked off 2009 with their first combined Global Sales Conference in Singapore from 14 to 17 January.

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