Industry Update
Appointment14 November 2018

Kristy Ryan

Appointed General Manager
At Ovolo Nishi in Canberra, Australia

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Kristy Ryan

With extensive hotel industry experience, Kristy comes from Darwin's H on Smith Hotel where she was General Manager for over one year.

Previous to H on Smith Hotel, Ryan was Executive Manager at AccorHotels Group for two years, where she headed up numerous capital investment projects and managed relationships with key stakeholders for Novotel Canberra. In fact, Kristy worked at the property when it was 'Hotel Hotel' and witnessed the start of the Ovolo Nishi take over - so she'll now be coming home to take on this leading role within the hotel as part of Ovolo.

Ovolo Hotels

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.
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