Appointment27 July 2018
Appointed General Manager of Sales, Australia
At Ovolo Hotels in Sydney, Australia
Ovolo Hotels has appointed Christopher James as its General Manager of Sales, Australia managing sales across the Australian hotel portfolio. Hailing from The Langham Hospitality Group where he was Assistant Director of Global Sales (Corporate and Entertainment) and AccorHotels as Business Development Manager, Christopher will lead the Ovolo Australia's sales team focussing on sales for the Australian operation both domestically and internationally.
James has had significant achievements during his ten years in the hospitality industry being awarded Marriott Sales Champion Australia 2015 and Langham Employee of the Year 2016.
Founded by Girish Jhunjhnuwala in 2002, Ovolo has become one of Hong Kong"s larger independent hotel and serviced apartment operators in little over a decade by providing business and leisure guests with the best in effortless living.
Recent Appointments at Ovolo Hotels
14 December 2020 — Wayne Taranto has been appointed as the Director of Operations for Ovolo Group in Australia. Based in Sydney, Wayne will be responsible for all Operations for the Australia Hotels. He joins the Ovolo with 26 years' experience as a respected leader in the vibrant Australian hospitality industry.
28 October 2020 — Australian national, Mark Stanford has been appointed as General Manager of MAMAKA by Ovolo - the first urban lifestyle resort in Bali, opening in November 2020. Mark brings a wealth of hospitality experience and knowledge spanning over 25 years, he specialises in resort and hotel operations management with a passion for luxury and alpine resorts.
12 March 2019 — Award-winning, design-led hotel collection, Ovolo, is proud to announce it has appointed Tanya Ritter - previously Operations Manager at Ovolo Woolloomooloo - has been promoted to the new Hotel Manager at Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour.