Jacopin takes the helm at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering

  • 11:45 AM, 25 Jan, 2021

(Singapore, 25 January 2021) Pan Pacific Hotels Group has announced the appointment of industry veteran Jean-Philippe Jacopin (pictured) as General Manager of its flagship eco-hotel, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering. Known as ‘JP’ in the industry, Mr. Jacopin is one of the leading talents in the international luxury hotel and resort sector.

Hailing from a family of hoteliers, JP’s thirty-year career has seen him hold senior management positions for some of the world’s leading hospitality brands in Europe and Asia-Pacific. A 22-year stint with Hilton International took the French national from the UK and Ireland to Japan, South Korea and China before joining Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in Xi’An. JP went on to manage The Pavilions Hotel Resorts in Thailand for two years and, most recently, was General Manager of Orchard Hotel Singapore. 

PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering is more than an icon in Singapore's hotel sector. Through its architecture, design, commitment to sustainability and guest experience, the hotel is the embodiment of the future of our industry. It is a privilege for me to take on the role of General Manager and with the support of a fabulous team around me, I look forward to ensuring the hotel's continued success in the years to come.” Said Mr. Jacopin

Speaking about the new appointment, Gino Tan, Vice President of Hotel Operations, Pan Pacific Hotels Group said, “We’re delighted to welcome JP to Pan Pacific Hotels Group. His leadership and wealth of experience in the international hospitality sector will not only benefit PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering but the Group as a whole as we continue on our mission to redefine the hospitality experience in Singapore and beyond.” 

Featuring a sustainable hotel-in-a-garden design concept, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering is located in the bustling Chinatown precinct. Since opening in 2013, the hotel has won a multitude of honours for its architecture, sustainability and service, including the FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence Awards, Singapore Experience Awards, Asia's Leading Green Hotel and World’s Leading Green City Hotel by the World Travel Awards. 

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