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The appointment of experience hoteliers to form a board for Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) will add credibility to the TAA and drive its Strategic Plan as it pursues advocacy for the accommodation industry.
TAA Chairman Tony South welcomed the group of energetic and highly experienced board members that will add weight to the recently announced Strategic Plan.
With experience in owning, investing, operating and managing substantial accommodation businesses this board will provide a high level of expertise, Mr South said.
In a boost for the accommodation industry advocacy, industry leaders on the board will bring experience to the table in management, asset management, destination marketing, franchising, human resources and general operation of properties.
These properties range from Star Rated Hotels, Serviced Apartments and Motels to Holiday Parks.
Mr South said the combined skills and track records of the board members will be essential to delivering TAAs ambitious agenda for the accommodation industry.
We will make one or two further appointments as individuals who have the skills to add additional value become available, Mr South concluded.
The board includes the following members:
Chairman Tourism Accommodation Australia
CEO Hurley Hotels, National President Australian Hotels Association
Group Executive General Manager Crown Hotels and Retail
President AHA National Accommodation Division
Fund manager Eureka Funds Management, Director TAA NSW
Vice President Operations Australia Hilton Worldwide
Regional Vice President Starwood Pacific Hotels, MD Sheraton on the Park
Senior Vice President SilverNeedle Hospitality
Area Director, Pacific Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Vice President TAA VIC
CEO Choice Hotels Australasia
Managing Director Tourism Accommodation Australia
A division of the Australian Hotels Association Tourism Accommodation Australia, TAA is a newly established federally registered organisation representing hotels since 1836.
Source = e-Travel Blackboard: K.W