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Jane Lyons joins TAA NSW board

Highly experienced hotelier “a great addition”

Hyatt Regency Sydney General Manager, Jane Lyons has been appointed to the Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW board.

Announcing the news, TAA NSW CEO, Michael Johnson said Ms Lyons has a wealth of experience and will be a great addition to the board.

“Jane has more than two decades experience in luxury and premium hotels and has worked across many different departments in cities across the world,” Mr Johnson said.

“She currently manages the nation’s largest hotel and her fresh voice will be welcome as we continue to recover from the toughest period for our industry in living memory.”

Originally from Melbourne, Ms Lyons has spent more than 25 years navigating various roles across hotel departments internationally and in Australia including front office, finance, rooms, operations and management.

With a degree in Travel and Tourism Management from Melbourne’s Victoria University, she has worked for various hotel management companies including Starwood in both Melbourne and Sydney, The Langham in London and New York and Hilton in Sydney.

She took the helm of the 888-room Hyatt Regency Sydney in May 2020.

Under her leadership the property’s bars and restaurants have been recognised in both state and national awards for excellence.

“The entire TAA NSW board has welcomed Jane to the team and look forward to working with her,” Mr Johnson said

Mike Parker-Brown

Mike Parker-Brown is a UK-trained and qualified journalist and an award-winning travel communicator with more than 30 years experience. Since 2002, Mike has worked as a freelance writer and PR consultant providing his services to major organisations in Australia and internationally in the tourism, aviation, hospitality, recruitment and export marketing sectors.

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