October 5, 2022

Simon McGrath to join Crown as Head of Hospitality

Crown Sydney features 349 high-end guest rooms and high-end houses in addition to a series of guest centers including store retail outlets, swimming pool, day medical spa and physical fitness centre, conference and conference centers and a collection of a few of Sydneys finest dining establishments consisting of the citys very first Nobu outlet.

Crown Sydney is situated at Barangaroo on the citys foreshore.

McGrath is exceptionally popular and widely respected across the accommodation and hospitality landscape in both Australasia and the Pacific. He brings 3 years of experience in the sector and has actually served for the past 15 years as the head of Accor in the Pacific region following senior management roles with Southern Pacific Hotels and Rydges Hotels and Resorts.

” Simon is an extremely regarded executive who will bring to Crown his wealth of experience in the operation of high-end hotels and worldwide hospitality organizations,” McCann said.

” With Simons stewardship, we are positive that Crown Sydney will set the requirement of excellence for all of our guests and consumers.

Accor Pacific CEO, Simon McGrath with ARL Commissioner, Peter VLandys and NRL CEO, Andrew Abdo.


Crown Resorts CEO and Managing Director, Steve McCann.

Major news for the Australasian hospitality industry today, with Crown Resorts revealing it has hired Accor Pacific CEO, Simon McGrath, to come onboard as Ceo of Crown Sydney and Group Head of Hospitality.

McGrath will start in his brand-new role in February 2022.

Crown Resorts CEO and Managing Director, Steve McCann, stated the company was pleased to have attracted a highly respected market leader such as Simon McGrath to sign up with the organisation.

In his new role, McGrath will work to additional develop Crown Sydney as he organizes all operations, marketing, branding and business advancement for the resort, which is nearing its first birthday. He will report directly to Crown Resorts CEO and Managing Director, Steve McCann.

Extremely embellished for his service to the market, McGrath is a former recipient of Hotelier of the Year at the yearly HM Awards. He is also a recipient of the Member of the Order of Australia for his services to the promotion of Australian tourism worldwide, an award bestowed in the Queens Birthday Honours List of 2019.

In addition to leading Crown Sydney, McGrath will likewise handle the function of Group Head of Hospitality throughout the Crown Resorts portfolio, that includes homes in Perth and its flagship in Melbourne. This function will see him provide strategic advisory and leadership services to the group to make sure a culture of development and quality stays at the core of the group as a whole.

” While it has been amazing to see Sydneysiders embrace Crown Sydney over the in 2015, its now time for the world to experience it, and for us to use this excellent property to assist market ourselves as a prime location in an extremely competitive market.

” This resort was developed to complete with the very best in the world and set a brand-new standard for high-end experience and service. Under Simons stewardship we eagerly anticipate seeing Crown Sydney exceed its capacity.”

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