Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has appointed Andy Flaig
as Head of Development - South East Asia and Pacific Rim (SEAPR).
Based in Singapore, Andy will lead Wyndham's
development strategies through the expansion of its brands and
portfolio of managed and franchised hotels across the region.
Andy replaces David Wray who has completed his
transition agreement with the hotel company and will remain with
Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific.
“The South East Asia and Pacific Rim is a dynamic
region brimming with potential and home to emerging markets like
Vietnam and Myanmar that are starting to attract tourists in
unprecedented numbers. I am excited to lead Wyndham’s development
strategy in the region and look forward to building new
relationships with owners and partners to drive strong returns
under the Wyndham portfolio of hotel brands,” said Andy Flaig,
Head of Development, SEAPR, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
Andy joins Wyndham Hotels & Resorts with more than
three decades of experience in the hospitality sector.
He worked most recently as Group Chief Development Officer at Next Story
Group where he was responsible for the growth of their hotel and
lifestyle co-working brands.
Before that, Andy spent four years
with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group as Executive Vice President,
Development and Technical Services for Asia Pacific, and eight
years as Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Hotels and
Hospitality Group’s Advisory business in Asia.
“Andy comes to Wyndham with a proven track record
in the areas of hotel development, investment, and asset
management. Along with his strong leadership and extensive
regional connections, he is well-positioned to lead our
development team in accelerating our growth across the region,”
said Joon Aun Ooi, President and Managing Director SEAPR, Wyndham
Hotels & Resorts.