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Shiny Happy People

Ovolo Hotels is an independent hospitality company, headquartered in Hong Kong, that own and operate a collection of individually designed lifestyle hotels and serviced apartments. The company keeps in touch with the modern traveller through award-winning interiors, detail-driven comforts, focused all-inclusive services and cutting-edge en-suite technology, all done in signature style.

Founded by Girish Jhunjhnuwala in 2002, Ovolo is a proud Hong Kong brand and remains a family owned and privately operated business with a charitable core. Ovolo now runs four hotels in Hong Kong and six hotels in Australia. With upcoming projects in Australia and others being considered across Asia, Ovolo is taking the brand to a larger, international audience and giving more shiny happy people a chance to enjoy their bright rooms and bright ideas.

Our Mission

  1. Make our guests shine everyday!
  2. Happy and productive workplace
  3. Meaningful contributions to people and society

We set the stage for Effortless Living. Our Mission: Shiny Happy People All Around. That is what we want to see, everywhere. Walking in and out of our hotels, sitting at our desks in the office, we want everyone to be happy, that is the ultimate achievement in life, after all.

Team Ovolo

The awesome people behind Ovolo

Girish Jhunjhnuwala
Founder & CEO
Founder & CEO
Tim Alpe
Chief Operating Officer, Hong Kong

For over a decade Tim Alpe has had his eye on the prize to disrupt traditional hospitality. As progressive…

Dave Baswal
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Australia

Heading up Ovolo Australia Operations, Dave brings with him over 15 years’ experience within the hospitality industry. An exemplary hospitality…

Stephen Howard
Director of Marketing

Stephen Howard is a Marketing Communication professional with a variety of experience spanning over 15 years in a number…

Gadi Hassin
Director of Strategic Development

Gadi Hassin is a hospitality professional with over 23 years’ experience working for international brands such as Hyatt and…

Girish Jhunjhnuwala
Founder & CEO

Girish Jhunjhnuwala is the entrepreneur, founder and visionary behind Ovolo Hotels in Hong Kong and Australia. In 2002, he…

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Queensland Hotels Association Awards for Excellence 2019
ACT Restaurant & Catering Awards for Excellence 2019
Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW Awards for Excellence 2019
Australian Hotels Association National Awards For Excellence 2019
HM Awards 2019 – Brand of the Year
HM Awards 2019 – Hotel Restaurant of the Year

And More Than 20 Awards!

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Careers

Check out our current job vacancies.

Internship

LEAVE THE HERD • EMBRACE THE UNIQUE

At Ovolo, you don’t follow the herd, you lead it.

An Ovolo internship is like no other work experience around, period. When you think about the right head start to your career in hospitality, don’t you want to be somewhere that gets you involved from the get go?

That’s what Ovolo provides. You’ll get exposed to the inner operations of the hotels – front of house, food & beverage (F&B), sales & leasing, marketing as well as human resources. At Ovolo, you don’t follow the herd, you lead it. Email now to learn the Ovolo difference.

MANAGEMENT TRAINEE

LEAVE THE HERD • EMBRACE THE UNIQUE

At Ovolo, you don’t follow the herd, you lead it.

Our Operations Management Trainee (MT) Program is a you-nique programme that grows you from Rookie to R.O.C.K STAR After completion of the programme, you will be rock n’ rolling the Ovolo stage as a leader! In this 12-months programme, you will rotate across the operation team and the shared service team.

Starting as being part of the crowd in each department, and gradually develop the skills sets to be managers’ and supervisors’ best friends. The duration in each department range from 1.5 months to 7.5 months. Minimum one cross-property exposure will be arranged to exchange best practices.

Address:

Ovolo Hotels Hong Kong 15th Floor, Universal Trade Centre 3 Arbuthnot Road, Central Hong Kong

Telephone:

+852 2165 1000

Address:

Ovolo Hotels Australia, 6 Cooper Wharf Roadway, Wooloomooloo

Telephone:

+61 2 9331 9000