Appointed COO of Oaks Hotels & Resorts and AVANI Hotels & Resorts (Australia and New Zealand)
At Minor Hotels in Maroochydore, Australia
Based in Minor Hotels' regional office in Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast, Hooley will spearhead Oaks and AVANI's corporate and commercial operations in Australia and New Zealand, where it currently has a portfolio of over 50 properties.
Since making its foray into the Australasian market in 2017, AVANI Hotels & Resorts has already opened the doors of AVANI Broadbeach Gold Coast Residences and AVANI Metropolis Auckland Residences, and under Hooley's leadership will continue to grow in these key regions, with AVANI Central Melbourne Residences slated to open later this year.
Prior to joining Minor Hotels, Hooley was general manager of the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, following on from a successful tenure at Shangri-La International Hotel Management in Hong Kong.