Jane Lyons named general manager for Australia’s first Curio hotel in Sydney
The 182-room new-build hotel located at 65 Sussex Street is expected to open in December 2017 and will be managed by Hilton on behalf of M&L Hospitality.
Lyons 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, Lyons was hotel manager for The Langham, London, and prior to that she spent close to three years as hotel manager at the Langham Place, New York.