Hilton Announce Jane Lyons as General Manager for West Hotel Sydney, Australia’s First Curio Collection by Hilton™ Hotel
West Hotel Sydney set to open December 2017.
The 182-room new-build hotel is expected to open in December 2017 and will be managed by Hilton on behalf of M&L Hospitality.
Jane returns to her home country of Australia following an eight-year hotel management career overseas; working for Langham Hotels & Resorts at their London and New York properties.
"We are extremely pleased to have Jane joining us as General Manager of West Hotel Sydney. Jane comes to us with a wealth of experience following her time with Langham Hotels & Resorts, and we look forward to her joining and progressing her career with Hilton," said Sean Wooden, vice president, operations, Australasia.
"West Hotel Sydney presents us with an exciting opportunity as the first Curio Collection by HiltonTM Hotel in Australia and we are privileged to have Jane and her Team introduce this unique brand in our market and provide guests with all of the hallmarks of a Curio Collection by Hilton property."
Most recently, Jane was Hotel Manager for The Langham, London, a 380-room hotel located in Regent Street. She commenced the role in August 2016 and was responsible for operations across rooms, food & beverage, security, spa and engineering.
Prior to The Langham, London, Jane spent close to three years as Hotel Manager at the 214-room Langham Place, New York. Jane has also worked in various Operation Manager Roles at The Langham, London and The Westin Sydney.
Jane holds a Bachelor of Business in Travel and Tourism Management from the Victoria University of Technology in Melbourne and a Diploma of Hospitality.
One of Hilton's 14 market-leading brands, Curio Collection by Hilton is a global, upper upscale collection of distinctive hotels and resorts that offer guests one-of-a-kind experiences, each unique to the destination they call home. Designed by Australian Architecture firm, Fitzpatrick and Partners, with interiors by Woods Bagot, West Hotel will have its own distinct character appealing to the curious traveller seeking an authentic Sydney experience.
The West Hotel Sydney joins 16 hotels open and under development in Australia, including one, which is already managed on behalf of M&L Hospitality.
For more information on the collection and its more than 35 hotels and resorts around the world, media may visit news.curiocollection.com.
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About M&L Hospitality
M&L Hospitality is a Singapore-based real estate investment platform with an international portfolio of best-in-class hotels. Since 2009 M&L Hospitality's portfolio has grown to 14 hotel properties across the Asia-Pacific and European regions, targeting 17 hotel properties by the end of 2017. Its hotels are in prime, central locations in international gateway cities. They are operated by the most recognisable international brands, including Accor, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG and Rezidor.
About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton is an upper-upscale, global portfolio of more than 65 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts. Curio Collection properties provide travelers authentic experiences through distinctly local offerings and unexpected amenities tailored to every traveler type, all while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Read the latest brand and hotel stories at newsroom.hilton.com/curio; discover Curio Collection destinations through the eyes of locals with 48-hour itineraries at citiesbycurio.com; determine what kind of traveler you are by taking the curiosity quiz; and connect with Curio Collection on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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