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Craig Hooley

Craig Hooley

Chief Operating Officer, Minor Hotels Australia and New Zealand

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With over two decades of extensive industry experience working with some of the globe’s most prestigious leading hotel and hospitality brands, Craig Hooley is Minor Hotels’ Chief Operating Officer for Australia and New Zealand – where it currently boasts a portfolio of over 60 properties under its Oaks Hotels, Resorts & Suites and Avani Hotels & Resorts brands, as well as recently announced NH Hotel Wollongong and NH Collection Sydney, due to open in 2023.

 

Since joining Minor Hotels in 2018, Hooley has guided the brand’s strategic direction, while delivering the day-to-day management of operations with overseeing sales, marketing, all revenue focused strategies and activities, as well as crafting bespoke forward growth plans for the hotelier, and providing leadership across various corporate factions to convey continued business excellence.

 

Prior to this, Hooley held a number of key leadership positions with major international industry front-runners including recently finishing a successful three-year tenure at Shangri-La International Hotel Management in Australia and Hong Kong, as well as spending seven and a half years at Mirvac Hotel & Resorts, and seven and a half years at the InterContinental Hotels Group both in Australia and United Kingdom.

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