Industry Update
Appointment11 March 2019

Jens Reichert

Appointed Chief Development Officer
At Cross Hotels & Resorts in Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand

Jens Reichert

BHMA Hotels and Resorts, an international hotel management company wholly owned by the ASX listed Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), is pleased to announce the arrival of Jens Reichert as the company's first Chief Development Officer. An industry veteran with more than 30 years service, Jens brings the necessary managerial skills to drive the substantial growth BHMA is currently enjoying.

As the company's Chief Development Officer, Jens will be tasked with setting up a focused business development team with the ultimate goal of growing the company's portfolio according to BHMA's global expansion plans. BHMA's trinity of brands - X2, X2 Vibe and Away Resorts - have become household names across the Asia-Pacific region thanks to scalable and sustained growth in tourism markets from Thailand to Australia, but the company continues to seek out new markets.

Having spent the last decade focusing on hotel development domestic and internationally Jens is fully up to speed on the fast-paced hospitality industry. Over the past few years, Jens has been instrumental in signing more than 50 hotel contracts and possesses extensive knowledge of contract negotiations in various jurisdictions. A solution-orientated executive, Jens track record at the forefront of business will be of great importance to BHMA's global expansion goals.

Jens will commence work on 11th March 2019 with a multi-cultural business development team.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Jens Reichert (Class of 0) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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Cross Hotels & Resorts

Cross Hotels and Resorts is an international hotel management company wholly owned by the ASX listed Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG). FCTG is one of the world’s largest and progressive travel companies, incorporating diverse worldwide distribution, in destination travel experiences such as transport and touring as well as hotel management solutions.
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