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Kristen Foat Announced As General Manager

Posted on: 02 September 2022

Australia and New Zealand’s most celebrated designer hotel collection, QT Hotels & Resorts, is excited to announce the appointment of Kristen Foat as General Manager of QT Melbourne. The award-winning group continues to support their people with this celebration of internal talent and growth of the leadership team, a representation of the unwavering strength of the brand.

Kristen joined QT in 2020 as QT Melbourne’s Director of Sales and Marketing, with ambition set to become a General Manager. She brought with her over a decade of experience from the Art Series Hotel Group where her responsibilities oversaw the Sales and Marketing strategy, maintaining a high-level of brand standards and the launch of new hotels. With a background in luxury brands, such as Hilton and Sofitel in Melbourne, Kristen’s invaluable knowledge will uplift an already passionate and eclectic team who deliver highly individualised signature service.

Callum Kennedy, Group General Manager, QT Hotels & Resorts says, “I’m thrilled for Kristen’s next chapter with QT. She’s a disruptor. Her strong leadership will continue to encouraging our eclectic teams who deliver our highly individualised signature service throughout our hubs of quirky luxury.”

On the move, Kristen says, “I am really excited for the opportunity to lead such a talented group of individuals. We will continue to deliver an experience for all our guests that is like no other. It has been amazing to see Melbourne come alive again and there is no stopping us as we take QT Melbourne to the next level in 2022 and beyond.”

Positioned in the heart of Melbourne’s hidden laneways, QT Melbourne is luxury in a landscape of industrial chic, low-light and high-fashion. Kristen will continue to elevate QT Melbourne’s solid status as a designer destination; from it’s award-winning restaurants and bars, conferencing to boutique accommodation.

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