SkyCity Entertainment Group has announced the establishment of a new hotel management company, SkyCity Hotels Group.

Set up to deliver on SkyCity's hotel growth strategy and manage on-going projects including the Horizon Hotel in Auckland and the Adelaide Casino Hotel, the group will be lead by Brad Burnett as group general manager of hotels, with the support of Colin McClean, general manager of New Zealand hotel operations.

Brad Burnett

"The new centralised SkyCity Hotels Group function will allow us to not only synergise operations across our sites, but also encourage a group focus to ensure that we continue to expand and provide experiences and entertainment that excite and inspire our guests each and every time they come to stay," said Burnett.

"SkyCity is truly committed to its hotel growth strategy and we look forward to sharing more developments and exciting changes in the coming months," he added.

Glenn Hallam will serve as director of development and integration and Caroline Ah Chong-Douglas will be the director of sales and marketing.

At the property level, Heather Firth is the operations manager for the SkyCity Grand Hotel, Wendy Li has stepped into the role of operations manager at the SkyCity Hotel, and Jodi Brown is the new Adelaide Hotel Manager.