Tom Wood

Associate faculty

Tourism & Hospitality Management

Tom Wood has a diverse, eleven-year background in the hotel industry, including six years in management roles. Wood's specialty is rooms division operations, and his areas of expertise include leadership, service delivery, strategy, team building and revenue management. Wood is known for his outgoing personality, hands-on approach, and passion for coaching and mentorship.

Experience

Previously, Wood was the guest services manager at the Hotel Grand Pacific, Villa Eyrie Resort and Parkside Hotel & Spa, and held various front-office positions at other properties, including the Shelbourne Hotel, Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Westin Resort & Spa Whistler and the Wickaninnish Inn. Wood was also vice director of the Victoria Guest Services Network (VGSN) from 2015-17 and director from 2017-18. In addition to teaching at Royal Roads, he has taught in the School of Business at Camosun College since 2018.

Education

In progress
Provincial Instructor Diploma

Vancouver Community College

2018
Master of Arts in Tourism Management

Royal Roads University