Industry Update
Appointment30 October 2020

David Bowen

Appointed Director of Hotels SKYE Suites
At Crown Group in Sydney , Australia

David Bowen

Hospitality Business Leader and trailblazer in managing 4-and 5-star properties in international, regional and urban locations, David Bowen is the latest recruit to join the SKYE Suites team and take the brand interstate and eventually internationally. As Director of Hotels, David will be in charge of the entire SKYE Suites portfolio of luxury boutique hotels including SKYE Suites Sydney, Parramatta and Green Square. Formerly National Operations Manager at Lendlease, David brings over 15 years' experience in the luxury hotel space. Key career milestones for Mr Bowen include winning a number of tourism awards and leading the operational development on Lendlease's first Premium Retirement brand 'Árdency' where he established the first 5-star retirement portfolio in Australia.

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