Kenneth Ryan

Kenneth Ryan

Kenneth Ryan is the Vice President of Global Wellness, Spa, Retail, and Fitness Operations for Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel spa operator.

In his role, Mr. Ryan drives the design and development of global programs for 625 spas for brands that include St. Regis, The Ritz-Carlton, W Hotels and JW Marriott. He also directs fitness center design and programs for Marriott International across all 30 hotel brands. He has led the creation of Wellness Programs for these luxury brands, designing and launching traveler-focused fitness videos, a wellness book, wellness treatments, weekly retreats and a mobile fitness application. On top of that, Mr. Ryan plans to add more than 50 additional spa projects to Marriott’s portfolio over the next four years.

An iconic figure in the hospitality industry, Mr. Ryan began his career more than 22 years ago and has served as Spa Director for several of the world’s leading resort destinations. Before joining Marriott in 2011, he oversaw Fairmont Hotels’ North American spa operations.


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