Michael ShahTourism, Hospitality & Leisure Business Broker
Auckland, Northland & Coromandel
International: +64 22 367 0804
NZ Mobile: 022 367 0804
Well known in the NZ tourism industry Michael has extensive international experience in managing boutique hotel, lodges and tourism ventures for a range of luxury brands in New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific including Langham Hotel Group, Hyatt International and LVMH Moet Hennessey. Michael has won numerous awards including South Pacific General Manager of the Year and managed Qualia Resort on the Great Barrier Reef when it was awarded ‘Best in the World’ by Conde Nast Traveller.
Previously Director of Sales and Marketing for the Langham Auckland, Michael is known for his strong negotiation skills and wide network. You can be assured he will bring these skills to the front when representing you.
Michael brings his deep knowledge and understanding of the tourism, hospitality, and accommodation sectors to every deal he does, whether representing the buyer or seller. For his clients he is able to provide advice from his experience that will help you prepare your business for sale, whether it is improving financial results or enhancing your site, to assist you to achieve the best market opportunity. Michael can identify your properties unique selling points relevant to your sector and clearly communicate and market these.
As a buyer you can rely on Michael’s integrity and insights to help you drill into the potential of a business. He understands what running a tourism business needs and will work with you to find the right property to meet your life goals.
Michael has a passion for the industry that has developed over 30+ years of Hotel, Lodge and Resort Management experience. He lives in Auckland but has wide connections throughout the country. He is a keen cyclist and brings a high level of motivation into everything he does.
If you would like assistance or more information on buying or selling a Tourism Business, please contact Michael directly or use our contact form to get in touch.