Javier Águila

Group President, EAME
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

2023 Phocuswright Europe speaker

Javier Águila Group President, EAME
Javier Águila was appointed Group President – EAME in October 2022.

In this role, Mr. Águila is responsible for leading the strategic growth and overall operations in Hyatt’s Europe, Africa and Middle East region.
Most recently, he served as Group President, AMResorts Europe and Global Strategy at Apple Leisure Group (ALG) which became part of Hyatt in 2021.
Prior to that, Mr. Águila founded Alua Hotels and Resorts, a Spanish hotel group of all-inclusive and leisure properties and served as Chief Executive Officer until the company was acquired by Apple Leisure Group in 2019.

Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer at Orizonia Corporation, a tour operator in Spain.

Before starting his career in the hospitality and travel sector Mr. Águila worked for more than 10 years in private equity and management consulting at The Carlyle Group, McKinsey & Company and Booz Allen Hamilton.


Tuesday, June 13, 2023
9:30 AM – 9:55 AM CET

Executive Panel: Leadership in Complex Times

Top leaders from European hotel groups speak about servicing high demand, solving the labor shortage, protecting the environment, and accelerating revenue in a time of uncertainty.

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