Barry Robinson joined Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific in September 2003 as CEO and Managing Director. In 2009, he launched Wyndham Hotel Group in the South Pacific. Barry has been the driving force behind many significant new property acquisitions, enhanced resort developments and has brought a renewed customer focus to the business. Under his leadership, both Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific and Wyndham Hotel Group in the South Pacific have expanded their portfolios throughout Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific and South East Asia.
Appointed President and Managing Director of Wyndham Hotel Group South East Asia and Pacific Rim on January 1, 2015, Barry continues to lead the expansion of both Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific and Wyndham Hotel Group across the region. Barry oversees a property portfolio of more than 81 hotels and resorts under seven different brands.
With more than 30 years’ hospitality experience, Barry has a vast knowledge of the hotel and resort industry – from management, operations, development, branding and franchising. He has held a number of senior leadership positions in the Asia Pacific region and has worked for some of the world’s largest hospitality companies including Swiss-Belhotel International, Swissôtel Worldwide Partner Hotels and Choice Hotels International.
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