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Douglas Martell

ONYX Hospitality Group

President & CEO

With a career spanning more than 25 years, Douglas Martell boasts a wealth of experience from management and operational functions across a number of roles held in various markets including China, Japan, Australia, Europe and India.

As President and Chief Executive Officer at ONYX Hospitality Group, Martell oversees all aspects of the company’s continued growth and expansion across the Asia-Pacific region. He has set a long term vision to help the company achieve its goal of becoming the best medium sized hospitality company in Asia, with an emphasis on further growing the ONYX portfolio, augmenting the value proposition of each brand and enhancing operational excellence.

Martell joined ONYX as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in mid-2014, and was appointed President and CEO in mid-2017

Prior to joining ONYX, Martell’s professional experience included a 13 year tenure with IHG where he held several senior roles in Australia, China, Japan, before being appointed Vice President of Operations – South West Asia based in India.

About ONYX

A part of Italthai Group, ONYX Hospitality Group operates several diverse yet complementary brands – Amari, Shama and OZO – each catering to the distinctive requirements of today’s business and leisure travelers. ONYX reaches beyond its Thai roots to offer innovative management solutions across the Indian Ocean, Arabian Gulf and Asia-Pacific regions. Visit

Douglas's Sessions

Wednesday - 9th December 2020
11:40 - 12:25
11:40 - 12:25
Breakout rooms