Scott MacDonald has been appointed General Manager
Marriott International is pleased to appoint Scott MacDonald as the General Manager of Courtyard by Marriott Sydney – North Ryde. Effective immediately, Scott will oversee all areas of the hotel’s day-to-day operations, sales and administration, as well as associate development and team management.
“It is an exciting time to take a role in Sydney and join the Courtyard team within Marriott International. I look forward to raising the hotel’s profile in Sydney, and attracting more guests to experience our stylish and well-located hotel,” said Scott MacDonald, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Sydney – North Ryde.
Scott steps into the new role with more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. His career commenced with Marriott International in 1998 at Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast, before being promoted to Food & Beverage Manager of Sheraton on the Park, Sydney in 2006. In 2010, Scott was promoted to Complex Food and Beverage Director of the Fiji Resorts on Denarau Island. In 2013, Scott became Hotel Manager of Sheraton Fiji Resort and Sheraton Denarau Villas, as well as Hotel Manager overseeing the pre-opening of Sheraton Tokoriki Resort & Spa. Scott returned to Australia in 2015 as the Executive Assistant Manager of Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Cost.
“We are proud to offer Scott the opportunity to manage one of Marriott International’s properties in Sydney as visitor numbers continue to increase,” said Sean Hunt Area Vice President, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Marriott International. “Since joining our company, Scott has been an integral part of the team and proven his leadership capabilities, as well as his strong ability to effectively manage a hotel.”
Popular among both business and leisure travellers, Courtyard by Marriott Sydney-North Ryde provides modern charm and stylish accommodation, conveniently located just moments away from Macquarie Park train station. The property has been completely reimagined with modern colours, plush bedding and high-speed Wi-Fi access. With eight flexible event venues and expert planning services, the North Ryde hotel offers the ideal setting for meetings and social gatherings.