Regional Director Hotel & Resort Operations - Vic, Tas, WA & NSW @ Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific
General Manager @ Rydges Bell City Preston
General Manager @ From September 2015 to Present (3 months) Regional Director Hotel & Resort Operations - Vic & WA @ From May 2014 to September 2015 (1 year 5 months) Melbourne Area, AustraliaGeneral Manager @ Bell City is an 828 room complex consisting of hotel and hotel apartment products across 4.5 star, 3 star, limited service
General Manager @ From September 2015 to Present (3 months) Regional Director Hotel & Resort Operations - Vic & WA @ From May 2014 to September 2015 (1 year 5 months) Melbourne Area, AustraliaGeneral Manager @ Bell City is an 828 room complex consisting of hotel and hotel apartment products across 4.5 star, 3 star, limited service and student accommodation segments. Accommodation products are sold across 7 brands targeting both short and long stay markets. Property features 2 restaurants, 2 bars, coffee shop, convenience store and conference and event facilities comprising 14 rooms, including Ball Room and Marquee. From April 2011 to May 2014 (3 years 2 months) Melbourne Area, AustraliaGeneral Manager & Area Manager Middle East & U.K @ General Manager of Rydges Plaza Dubai, responsible for directing the daily operation of this 4 star hotel comprising of 98 rooms, 3 restuarants and 2 bars. This role also included managing the commercial relationship between the property owner and leasees of 2 addtional restaurant outlets.
Working in the capacity of Area Manager, Middle East & U.K and overseeing the operations of properties under management in Doha, Qatar and London, U.K with particular emphasis on owner relationships, the formulation of operational business plans and strategic direction in consulation with property based management. From September 2004 to April 2011 (6 years 8 months) General Manager @ Commencing as the pre-opening General Manager for the the initial establishment of the hotel through the sourcing of required human resources, implementation of operational policies and procedures and the installation of group brand standards.
Working closely with project managers and construction and design consultants to ensure future operational criteria were met.
Managed the transition from the pre-opening project to an on going concern with direct reponsibility for the day to day operation of a 135 room, 4 star hotel, comprised of 2 restaurants, 2 bars, meeting rooms and health club. From March 2002 to September 2004 (2 years 7 months)
Advanced Diploma, Hotel Management @ Blue Mountains International Hotel Management From 1992 to 1994 David Tonkin is skilled in: Yield Management, Hotel Management, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Rooms Division, Restaurants, Hospitality Management, Revenue Analysis, Catering, Management, Resorts, Pre-opening, Micros, Hospitality Industry, Front Office
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