December 10, 2021 | By Bronwen Largier

Park Hyatt Sydney has a new General Manager while the former head of Brisbane’s convention bureau has secured a new role within Brisbane Economic Development Agency (BEDA).

Samuel Dabinett has taken over the reins at Park Hyatt Sydney, joint the waterfront hotel from Park Hyatt Seoul.

Dabinett has spent the past 15 years with Hyatt, joining the brand at the Hyatt Regency Adelaide, before taking on more senior roles across Asia, including three GM positions at Roppongi Hills Club in Tokyo, Japan and Park Hyatt Busan and Park Hyatt Seoul in South Korea.

Meanwhile Juliet Alabaster, former GM of the business events team at Brisbane Economic Development Agency, has been appointed the organisation’s Chief Operating Officer, following a stint as the Acting CEO.

BEDA has recently appointed Anthony Ryan as CEO. He joins with a wealth of experience in the charity sector.