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Hotel Leaders @ NoVacancy

This is where the leaders of today come to share insight, talk disruption, inspire and challenge you. They’ll delve into the issues facing our industry today, discuss what can we expect to see on the horizon, and how they’re strategising accordingly.


 Preview Agenda

[PANEL] The Talent Challenge: Rebalancing skills in a labour supply shortage
[PANEL] Through Leadership Eyes: A barometer on recovery, challenges and looking forward
[PANEL] Hotel Development: Landscape and outlook
[PANEL] Harnessing the power of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
Crafting a superior wellness offering: A revenue opportunity and guest expectation!
[PANEL] General Manager Insights: Are we back, what’s changed, new hurdles

Highlight Session

[PANEL] The Talent Challenge: Rebalancing skills in a labour supply shortage

*Synopsis to come*

Michael Johnson, CEO – NSW & National, Tourism Accommodation Australia

Nicole Downs, Group Director People & Performance, Ovolo Hotels

Mary Hogg, Regional HR Director, Hilton

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Hotel Leaders Summit 2022 Speakers

Michael Johnson
NSW & National, Tourism Accommodation Australia

Nicole Downs
Group Director People & Performance
Ovolo Hotels

Mary Hogg
Regional HR Director

Gabby Daniels
Chief Executive Officer
GDHB Solutions

Shaizeen Contractor
Senior Commercial Director – Australasia
Hilton Hotels

Dr Jerry Schwartz
Schwartz Family Co

Graham Perry
Managing Director – Australasia
BWH Hotel Group

Dave Baswal
Chief Executive Officer
Ovolo Hotels

Deborah Keller
Hotel Investment & Asset Management Specialist

Elena Martiniuc
Director of Development Performance
BWH Hotel Group

Lucia Grambalova
Chief Investment Officer & Head of Asset Management
Hotel Capital Partners

Grant Alchin
Head of Asset Management Australia

Georgina Williams
Head of Commercial – Hotels, Tourism and Leisure
Elanor Investors Group

Sandra Swatton
Co-Founder & Managing Director

Geoff Hogg
Acting Chief Executive Officer
The Star Entertainment Group

Lynda Ugarte
Head of HR – Japan, Australasia and Pacific
InterContinental Hotels Group

Michelle Bevan
Chief People Officer
TFE Hotels

Fiona Pereira
Director of Talent Acquisition
Marriott Australia

Tony de Leede
Wellness Entrepreneur
Wellness Solutions

Richard Munro
Chief Executive Officer
Accommodation Association

Jenni Brown
GM InterContinental Sydney & Area General Manager
Intercontinental Hotels Group

Sandra Bellamy
General Manager – Little National Hotel Sydney
Doma Hotels

Emma Hynes
Regional General Manager NSW / ACT
TFE Hotels

Bring the Team

NoVacancy covers all aspects of the guest experience. View all Summits here.

“NoVacancy covered every aspect of hotel operations, sales, marketing and revenue management. Brilliant to have it all under one roof – it’s inspired so many great ideas back in the office. Thank you!”
– Aida Merdovic, Director of Online, Hamilton Island

Why attend NoVacancy?

The industry loves NoVacancy but don’t take our word for it, hear from your peers.

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