Global Restaurant Investment Forum

11-13 February 2020 | NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

11-13 February 2020 | NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

Speaker Profile

Troy Hickox

Head of Hotels & Lifestyle Development., Galaxy Entertainment Group

Troy oversees hotels, hospitality, culture and lifestyle development across the portfolio at Hong Kong-listed and Macau-based Galaxy Entertainment Group, whose footprint spans the US, Europe and Asia through stakes in other luxury developers/operators such as Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts and Monaco’s Societe des Bains de Mer (SBM), among other major projects in China and Japan.

Troy’s 27 years in hospitality have been spent with the likes of Peninsula, Fairmont and Four Seasons before embarking on a long stint opening both branded and organically-created luxury and lifestyle hotels that have been recognised on Conde Nast Traveller’s Hot List to the Michelin Guide, and even awarded the coveted Forbes 5 Star rating. His resume includes helming the first member of the Design Hotels collection in Hong Kong; before then moving into operating, asset managing, creating and developing luxury and lifestyle hotels within the world’s largest casino and integrated resorts.

A graduate of Swiss Hotel Association and Le Cordon Bleu colleges, he also has a Masters Degree from Oxford Brookes University Business School, and has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality.

He has appeared in National Geographic specials on opening of The World’s Largest Casino, written for the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), and is on the judging panel of the AHEAD Asia Awards.