Kurt Otto Wehinger appointed General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore

An accomplished hotelier, Kurt brings a wealth of hospitality experience spanning Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and the USA


Singapore, 1 October 2018 – Kurt Otto Wehinger has been appointed as the General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore, a part of Pan Pacific Hotels Group, with effect from Monday, 10 September. Kurt was transferred from Australia, where he was the General Manager for PARKROYAL Darling Harbour and Area General Manager for Oceania for the past two and a half years.

A hospitality veteran with more than 35 years of experience, Kurt is not unfamiliar with Singapore, as he was the General Manager of Marina Mandarin Singapore for seven years prior to joining Pan Pacific Hotels Group. He was also the first General Manager of Kempinski Beijing Lufthansa Hotel and Grand Millennium Beijing, a flagship property under Millennium & Copthorne which opened just prior to the Beijing Olympics.

An Austrian national, Kurt’s career has taken him to various destinations in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and the US, where he managed hotels under international brands includin Kempinski and Intercontinental.

Kurt has accumulated numerous accolades throughout his career, notably, he was World Luxury Hotel Awards’ Global General Manager of the Year in 2015, Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards Singapore’s General Manager of the Year from 2011 to 2013 and City Weekend’s Best Foreign Hotelier in China, 2009.

In his role as General Manager of Pan Pacific Singapore, Kurt will focus on developing its associates, products and services to deliver a world class luxury hospitality experience.

Neo Soon Hup, Senior Vice-President, Pan Pacific Hotels Group “We warmly welcome Kurt back to Singapore, where he will now helm Pan Pacific Singapore, our flagship under the Pan Pacific brand. During his tenure as General Manager of PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, the hotel won many national accolades including Upscale Hotel of the Year for two consecutive years. Kurt oversaw our hotels in Australia through an intense period of redevelopment and transformation, including a refurbishment of

Pan Pacific Perth and a new wing extension at PARKROYAL Parramatta, as well as the opening of Pan Pacific Melbourne. With Kurt’s extensive track record of operational excellence and performance, we are confident he will lead Pan Pacific Singapore to even greater heights, and for the hotel to continue to set the benchmark in providing gracious and dependable hospitality which our guests trust.”


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About Pan Pacific SingaporeLocated in the heart of Marina Bay with easy access to world-class shopping, Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre and the Central Business District, Pan Pacific Singapore offers 790 contemporary rooms and suites that are ideal for business or leisure. Savour epicurean delights at our award-winning restaurants and bar or rejuvenate at our swimming pool and spa. Pan Pacific Singapore is proud to be named Asia’s Leading Business Hotel by the World Travel Awards from 2006 to 2012, World’s Leading Business Hotel by the World Travel
Awards from 2007 to 2010 and 2012, and World’s Leading City Hotel by the World
Travel Awards in 2011. Pan Pacific Singapore was named a Four-Star hotel by Forbes
Travel Guide 2017 and received Tripadvisor’s 2017 Traveller’s Choice Awards.

Pan Pacific Hotels GroupPan 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/or manages 40 hotels, resorts and serviced suites including those under development across 24 cities in Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe. Voted “Best Regional Hotel Chain” by readers in Asia in 2017, Pan Pacific Hotels Group comprises two acclaimed brands: its signature brand, Pan Pacific and its deluxe brand, PARKROYAL. Sincerity is the hallmark of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. The Group is known to its guests, partners, associates and owners for its sincerity in people and the sense of confidence which alleviates the stresses of today’s complex world.

Pan Pacific Hotels and ResortsWith hotels, resorts and serviced suites across Asia, Oceania and North America, Pan Pacific provides a safe harbour in an ever-changing world. Places with less to worry about because, when you stay with us, rest assured that all will be taken care of. For this is where you will find your balance.

Pan Pacific Singapore7 Raffles Boulevard S(039595)
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