Industry Update
Appointment14 June 2018

Suat Binkaya

Promoted General Manager
At Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in London, United Kingdom

Suat Binkaya

PPHE Hotel Group, an international hospitality company which owns and develops hotels and resorts, operates the Park Plaza® brand in EMEA and owns the art'otel® brand, is pleased to announce the promotion of Suat Binkaya to General Manager at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, following Daniel Pedreschi's promotion to Regional General Manager UK earlier this year.

Suat, formerly Hotel Manager at the same 1,019-room contemporary hotel for over three years enjoyed considerable success in managing the day to day operations and during this time the hotel won two prestigious Hotel Catey's. In addition to setting out the strategic goals for the business he will continue to focus on developing its ongoing talent programmes, as part of the Group's commitment to being an employer of choice in the hospitality sector, as well as growing its apprenticeships success as part of the Apprenticeship Academy.

Suat will be joined by John Murphy, current interim General Manager at Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes London, who will move to take up the role of Hotel Manager at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London a permanent basis.

Prior to these positions, both Suat and John held several management positions in hotels around the world. Suat's experience includes the five-star Guoman Hotel in Shanghai, opening Cluster General Manager for Hilton and Hampton by Hilton in Turkey; and extensive experience with Thistle Hotels in London. John's background includes management roles at Thistle Hotels in London and Malaysia and events and conference venue Cliftons in Hong Kong.

PPHE Hotel Group

The Group is an international hospitality company which owns and develops hotels and resorts, operates the Park Plaza® brand in EMEA and owns the art'otel® brand. All of the Group's hotels operate under the Park Plaza® or art'otel® brands, with the exception of some within the Arena Hospitality Group.
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