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QLD State Advisory Board

QLD State Advisory Board

State Advisory Board Members

 

Ian Sandilands, Board Director - AAoA, President & Chairman - Best Western Hotels & Resorts Australasia
 

 

Michael Boroystan, Regional Manager, TFE QLD Hotels
 

Matt Young, Vice President Operations QLD/NT, Accor Hotels

As the Accor Vice President for QLD & NT, Matt has overall responsibility for 32 hotels and resorts with a total of 4,688 rooms and an employee base of over 4,600, therefore have a responsibility to ensure strategies within the region are adequately supported and challenged.

With a diverse career background and 25 years in hospitality, Matt has a broad understanding of our industry including experience across corporate, leisure and remote destinations and therefore am equipped with the knowledge, confidence and experience to assist in our region prospering.   

Critical to his role is the knowledge gained through being a representative on the Accor Australian Executive Committee. This provides Matt with a wider industry insight and the challenges encountered not only within Queensland, however also from an Australian and Asia Pacific perspective.

 

Mark Hodge, Executive Director Operations, Mantra Group
 

Steve Ryan, General Manager, Comfort Inn & Suites Robertson Gardens

Steve Ryan has been the General Manager for Comfort Inn & Suites Robertson Gardens for the past 19 years.

Steve commenced his hospitality career back in 1973 with Carlton United Breweries in Melbourne. He then spent 12 years In Cairns/ Far North Queensland managing motels & resorts, most noticeably Coconut Beach Rainforest Resort, one of the Earliest “Eco- Tourism “ resorts to be built,  before moving “back to Civilisation” spending 4 years on the Gold Coast before settling here at Robertson Gardens.

Married to Karren for 22 Years, with 2 boys both in the Defence Force, just love life with them, and enjoy Fishing & Golf when I get the time.

 

Nick Bogaard, Owner, Comfort Resort Blue Pacific
 

 

Paul Hodda, Owner, Best Western Ascot Motor Lodge Goondiwindi
 

State Policy Agenda

 

Events

State Advisory Board Members

 

Ian Sandilands, Board Director - AAoA, President & Chairman - Best Western Hotels & Resorts Australasia
 

 

Michael Boroystan, Regional Manager, TFE QLD Hotels
 

Matt Young, Vice President Operations QLD/NT, Accor Hotels

As the Accor Vice President for QLD & NT, Matt has overall responsibility for 32 hotels and resorts with a total of 4,688 rooms and an employee base of over 4,600, therefore have a responsibility to ensure strategies within the region are adequately supported and challenged.

With a diverse career background and 25 years in hospitality, Matt has a broad understanding of our industry including experience across corporate, leisure and remote destinations and therefore am equipped with the knowledge, confidence and experience to assist in our region prospering.   

Critical to his role is the knowledge gained through being a representative on the Accor Australian Executive Committee. This provides Matt with a wider industry insight and the challenges encountered not only within Queensland, however also from an Australian and Asia Pacific perspective.

 

Mark Hodge, Executive Director Operations, Mantra Group
 

Steve Ryan, General Manager, Comfort Inn & Suites Robertson Gardens

Steve Ryan has been the General Manager for Comfort Inn & Suites Robertson Gardens for the past 19 years.

Steve commenced his hospitality career back in 1973 with Carlton United Breweries in Melbourne. He then spent 12 years In Cairns/ Far North Queensland managing motels & resorts, most noticeably Coconut Beach Rainforest Resort, one of the Earliest “Eco- Tourism “ resorts to be built,  before moving “back to Civilisation” spending 4 years on the Gold Coast before settling here at Robertson Gardens.

Married to Karren for 22 Years, with 2 boys both in the Defence Force, just love life with them, and enjoy Fishing & Golf when I get the time.

 

Nick Bogaard, Owner, Comfort Resort Blue Pacific
 

 

Paul Hodda, Owner, Best Western Ascot Motor Lodge Goondiwindi
 

State Policy Agenda

 

Events