The Big Cheese

The big cheese with Park Hyatt’s Edwina San

This week we met Park Hyatt’s director of sales & marketing, Edwina San, for with a quick coffee or five. Oh, and this interview.

The great thing about my job is…

I get to work with the most amazing & dedicated team and the chance to visit other fabulous Park Hyatt Hotels around the world.

The challenge for the industry is …

Luxury is driven by individuality and we need to continue to evolve and innovate to stay relevant.

My greatest achievement is…

Working as a volunteer during the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

The biggest thing in MICE this year will be…

Strategic Meetings Management.

I try to relax by…

Cooking for friends & family.

I don’t understand why…

Sometimes it is not meant to be understood, just accepted.

My favourite venue/destination is…

Lake Palace – Udaipur

I’ve always wanted to travel to……

Croatia & sail around the Adriatic coast.

I am scared to death of…

A bumpy flight!

I can’t live without…

Good coffee to start the day.

I really wish I had…

More free time.

If I could invite four people to a dinner party, they’d be…

Lady Gaga, Lucille Ball, Colin Firth, David Bowie. Great conversation & entertainment.

For anyone starting out in the industry one piece of advice I’d give would be….

Deliver more than you think other people would. And not just to make a career, but because you enjoy it. Find a great mentor.

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