Published on : Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Habitat appoints Guy Heywood as chief executive of hotels, overseeing the management division to support its rapid global growth. A seasoned industry expert and experienced operator, possessing a wealth of knowledge in the international hospitality industry, Heywood oversees all operations across all Habitas current and future properties.
Heywood joins Habitas from his previous role as the chief operating officer at Six Senses. Prior to joining Six Senses, he had held the position of chief operating officer for Alila Hotels & Resorts for the last eight years. Before Alila, Heywood oversaw the US and Americas portfolio for Aman.
Heywood said that he is excited to join Habitas’ impressive and dynamic team. As a professional who is passionate and dedicated to guest experience, service, and quality, he feels naturally connected to Habitas’ pillars of music, wellness, adventure, culture, learning, and culinary.
He looks forward to being part of a team that offers travelers formidable and unique experiences in destinations both familiar and uncharted. Habitat launches its flagship home in Tulum in 2017 and continues to expand globally. Plans include six additional properties due to open in 2022 and an additional 20 projects in the pipeline.