Dream Hotel Group appointed Kitmun Fung as VP of development, Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Fung oversee the development of new projects and sourcing new deals in the Asia Pacific region for Dream Hotel Group and its portfolio of lifestyle brands: Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels.
“Dream Hotel Group’s global expansion is moving at a fast pace as we diligently work to introduce our brands to the Asian Pacific market. We are happy to have Kitmun bring her demonstrated expertise to Dream Hotel Group,” Abid Butt, Dream Hotel Group CEO for Asia, Middle East and Africa, said in a statement. “As the company’s growth continues to move in an upwards trajectory, we are grateful to have a strong team positioning us for success worldwide.”
“I am delighted to be part of Dream Hotel Group’s Asia team during this pivotal moment as it looks to develop further properties in the region,” Fung said in a statement. “I look forward to introducing Dream Hotel Group’s well-known lifestyle brand to new countries.”
Fung brings a background in business strategy, finance, and mergers and acquisitions to Dream Hotel Group with nearly 10 years working in financial services, and another decade of hospitality experience. Fung most recently served as director of development (Greater China) at Hilton Worldwide, where she played an instrumental role in executing Hilton’s Greater China development strategy. Fung also worked with Raffles International, where she worked on mergers & acquisitions and development for Raffles’ European operations. Fung also held positions with Intraco, Daimler-Benz and Merrill Lynch International Bank. Fung received her master of administration from the University of Hong Kong and earned her bachelor’s degree in business from Nanyang Technological University.
With 18 hotels open today and another 20 locations in various stages of development worldwide, Dream Hotel Group is on track to triple its existing portfolio by 2022.