Name: Michael Fletcher

Role: Judge

Michael, brings 20 years of hotel experience to this his second year on the RACV Victorian Tourism Judging Committee.

He is a driven hotel sales and marketing professional, who believes that creating and cultivating the right culture is key to any successful business. A passionate and natural leader with a strong focus on stakeholder engagement, he has rapidity propelled his career with marque hotel brands such as; Accor, Hyatt and Hilton.

Michael is currently the Acting General Manager of Novotel Melbourne South Wharf, one of Melbourne’s newest hotels.  Launching in March 2018, Michael was brought into Accor to lead the business development and strategic marketing direction; as the pre-opening Director of Sales and Marketing.  The hands on role, was a career highlight for Michael who proudly promotes the hotel as one of AccorHotels most successful hotel openings to date.

Other career highlights include the redevelopment and repositioning of Grand Hyatt Melbourne; and being the hotel point person for major International Government delegations; Indian Prime Minister Modi, United States of America Vice President Biden and Madame Secretary Hillary Clinton to name a few.

Michael is a true hospitality professional who brings a vibrancy and energy to his career and life. He is honoured to share his breadth of industry knowledge and expertise to RACV Victorian Tourism Judging Committee in 2019 and beyond.