Tony Gothard is a sales and marketing professional with many years’ experience in the hospitality and tourism industries. He was drawn to this career path when he decided to follow his passion for tourism as a student, graduating with a Bachelor of Hotel Management and Business at Griffith University in 2002.
Today, from his Singapore office, Tony is responsible for Wyndham Hotel Group’s 90 plus hotels in the South East Asia and Pacific Rim region as Senior Director Revenue, Sales and Marketing. During his career, he has held a number of senior sales, marketing and operations roles. His highlights over the years have included Assistant Manager with BreakFree Hotels and Resorts (Mantra) on the Gold Coast, to National Account Director with Accor Hotels in Sydney, before moving back to the Gold Coast to take up an opportunity with Ignite Travel Group. This particular role added a new international dimension to his experience, dealing with hotels in Asia, the US and the South Pacific as Director of Tourism Partnerships.
His 2013 move to Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company, has taken his career in an exciting new direction during a time of rapid expansion for the company. Tony’s extensive experience in international and domestic hospitality markets in both the sales and marketing fields means he is well suited to position Wyndham Hotel Group as an industry leader.