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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts names new development director for Indonesia, Philippines

Singapore – Global hotel chain Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has appointed Pamudji Slamet, former development director at hospitality company Accor in Indonesia, to be the new director of development for its operations in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Slamet brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality sector, including both operational and development roles. He has previously managed conversions, mergers, acquisitions, and rebranding of hotels through a franchise, management, and hotel lease, as well as manchise agreements. Slamet is also adept at property development across a wide range of segments from luxury to economy hotels to condotels and branded residences.

Besides his previous role in Accor, Slamet has also worked at various hotel companies. He was formerly the business developer at General Hotel Management, the hotel developer at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, and the director of operations at Discovery Hotels & Resorts.

In his new role, Slamet will be joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ Asia Pacific division, which has a portfolio of over 1,500 hotels across 20 markets and territories. He will be responsible for growing the company’s portfolio through new development and conversion opportunities across franchise and management agreements in Indonesia and the Philippines. 

Furthermore, Slamet will be focusing on establishing new relationships and partnering with key owners and property developers to drive the continued growth of the company’s presence in both markets.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts SEA and Pacific Rim’s Head of Development Matt Holmes commented that Slamet’s appointment comes at a ripe time for the company, as they continue to fast-track their growth across the region. 

“Indonesia and the Philippines are key strategic markets, and Pamudji’s extensive experience in the development sphere will greatly benefit our owners and partners as they leverage the power of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ brands, distribution, and loyalty program,” said Holmes.