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Hilton Announce Jane Lyons as General Manager for West Hotel Sydney, Australia’s First Curio Collection by Hilton™ Hotel

November 9, 2017 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Hilton has announced Jane Lyons as General Manager for West Hotel Sydney, the first Curio Collection by Hilton™ Hotel in Australia.

The 182-room new-build hotel located at 65 Sussex St 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 Hilton™ 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.


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