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Halikos Hospitality welcomes new General Manager of Hospitality

Halikos Hospitality is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Murray as the new Group General Manager of The Halikos Hospitality Division in Darwin Australia.

Patrick has taken on this position from April 2019 and brings with him a wealth of both international and local experiences, managing hotels in Australia, Asia and The Middle East, including over 20 years as General Manager.

Growing up as a child In Ireland, Patrick moved to London to begin his hotel career where he attained a Diploma in Hospitality from London Westminster College, passing with Distinctions. Whilst in London he also achieved one of his early career goals of winning a Gold Medal at Hotel Olympia-The Hotel Olympics.

From there, Patrick moved to Australia and has developed as a focused, organised and resourceful 5* Hotelier with international exposure who cultivates brand success across guest and staff platforms. He possesses an inspired and focused approach focused on guest expectations and developing business opportunities through recognising individual talent, deploying expertise and delivering the brand values and culture across all areas of service, standards, operations and facilities.

Throughout his career he has worked for Hyatt in London and Australia, Inter-continental Hotels in Muscat & Bahrain, Shangrila Makati in Manila and part of the pre-opening team of the first Versace Hotel in the World on the Gold Coast -Australia.

“I’m excited about my move from Bali to Darwin and to be starting a new chapter in my life with this excellent opportunity at The Halikos Group,” said Patrick.

“I am thrilled to be joining The Halikos Group, who are a long-term Territory company that is well established here in Darwin and I look forward to working with the team to explore new opportunities and create a culture driven by Halikos core values.” “A local Company supporting the local Darwin community”.

“With a strong reputation for his passion and dedication to the hospitality industry along with a proven track record for delivering results, Patrick will be a welcome team member to the Halikos Hospitality Group” Shane Dignan, Managing Director Halikos Group.

The Halikos Hospitality Group portfolio comprises of the H on Smith Hotel, H on Mitchell Apartment Hotel, Frontier Hotel, C2 Apartments, One30 Apartments, Novotel Darwin CBD and Crab Claw Island Resort.