June 19, 2024

Key Appointments: Pan Pacific, The Langham, Pier One and more

” I am happy to sign up with the group to make sure the guest journey is a special one. Pier One Sydney Harbour is everything about sharing and producing an experience, connecting with them emotionally through the hotel style and landscape and providing exceptional individual service,” he stated.

Choi has actually worked for the Sheraton and Westin in numerous places, Intercontinental Shanghai, W Beijing, Mandarin Oriental Shanghai and St Regis Langkawi, in locations covering Auckland, China and Malaysia.

Heron-Smith brings over twenty-five years of experience having starting in food and drink, working as an event supervisor and in sales and marketing positions.

The Langham Hotels and Resorts has actually called Jayson Heron-Smith as Director of Sales & & Marketing, The Langham, Sydney and Director of Sales Australia, Global Sales Office at Langham Hospitality Group.

Jayson Heron-Smith.

” I eagerly anticipate adding to the genuine and warm guest experience that Pan Pacific Perth has become understood for, and advancing the success of my predecessor Rob Weeden.”.

The current round-up of industry consultations sees big changes at Pan Pacific, Pier One, The Langham and Cordis.

Cordis Auckland has designated Stephanie Choi to the role of Director of Sales and Marketing, left by Jayson Heron-Smith.

” We are happy to welcome Chris James to Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection,” Pier One Sydney Harbour General Manager, Kim Mahaffy, stated.

Initially from Perth, Aniere will return to his hometown to lead the hotel.

Heron-Smith has actually returned house Australia to take up the function this month.


Cordis Auckland Managing Director, Franz Mascarenhas, stated it is an essential time for Choi to sign up with business with the current launch of the new Pinnacle Tower.

Choi brings over 16 years of experience as a Director of Sales and Marketing and has formerly worked at the hotel during its time as Langham Hospitality Group in Auckland.

James started his profession at Pier One in 2012, prior to the hotel rebranding under Marriott Internationals Autograph Collection. He has actually worked with leading worldwide hotel brand names over the last 10 years, most recently as General Manager Sales Australia for Ovolo Hotels. He has actually likewise worked with Langham Hospitality Group within the Corporate, MICE and Entertainment sectors and Arbor Group of Hotels in the United Kingdom.

” Auckland has always held an unique place in my heart, not only due to the fact that of its charm, however most notably the people and culture that I feel deeply connected to,” Choi said.

” I feel fortunate to have actually landed this great double role and to be dealing with such a hard-working and skilled team here at The Langham, Sydney. In this new role Im looking forward to reconnecting with clients, continuing to elevate The Langham brand names in the Pacific market and driving earnings to our portfolio of high-end global hotels.”.

Bringing over 20 years of hotel experience, Aniere was most recently Vice President Operations, Greater China overseeing 23 homes for Accor Group. Prior to this, he held General Manager and Area General Manager positions across China for Accor Group, as well as senior positions for Hyatt Group and Shangri-La Group across Australia, the United States, the Philippines, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

” I am enjoyed be returning to Perth and signing up with a fantastic group in a hotel that delights in such a remarkable history; and for a brand name that is strongly established in Australias key cities,” Aniere said.

James says its an “amazing time” to be in tourism and hospitality.


Choi went back to New Zealand to use up the function on December 14, after several years living overseas.

High-end hotel Pan Pacific Perth has recently welcomed Jeremy Aniere as General Manager (Dec 21).

” He signs up with the group with a wealth of understanding and experience both in Australia and globally in the high-end hotel sector. He will be accountable for driving key segment methods, collaborations, home entertainment and brand name identity for our iconic home.”.

” Im enjoyed be back in Australia, especially at this pivotal minute in both the Tourism Industry and LHG worldwide,” he stated.


Pan Pacific Hotels Group Chief Operating Officer, Neo Soon Hup, stated Anieres wealth of experience will add “tremendous value” to the Pan Pacific brand in Australia and will “further cement the hotels reputation as one of the leading high-end hotels in the heart of Perth”.



” Im honoured to be able to deal with an extremely skilled team in supporting our consumers and communities, in addition to continuing to construct on a currently strong brand, with the exciting addition of the new Pinnacle Tower.”.

Heron-Smith begun with The Langham Hospitality Group in Auckland in November 2019 as Director of Sales and Marketing at The Langhams sibling home, Cordis. He formerly worked for companies consisting of Hyatt, Crown Melbourne, Hilton and The Star Sydney.

” Stephanie has worked for numerous international brand names and a lot of these assignments have included large hotels with room inventories similar to our expanded capability, so we are pleased she brings experience of this calibre and we eagerly anticipate her using her worldwide insights and knowings to Cordis Auckland,” he said.

Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection has selected Chris James as Director of Sales.