Paul Flett has been named as the new General Manager at Parkroyal Parramatta, moving into the role vacated recently by new Tourism Accommodation Australia National CEO, Michael Johnson.
Returning to the Pan Pacific Hotels Group and to Australia from his most recent post overseas at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka in Bangladesh, Flett also brings experience at Parkroyal Darling Harbour in Sydney, where he oversaw the engineering, front office, restaurants, bars, events and housekeeping teams before being promoted to General Manager three years ago.
Prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Flett's two decades in the accommodation and hospitality industry included time at the Cypress Lake Resort in the Hunter Valley, as well as time with brands such as Radisson, IHG and Rydges.
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Executive Vice-President, Operations, Neo Soon Hup, said the company was excited to see Flett return to Australia following his international experience.
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