Matthew Daines’s wide and varied career has seen him travel the globe. After graduating from university with an honours degree in hospitality, he began his career with Intercontinental Hotels Group in the UK.
Five years on, he accepted a transfer to Asia, Singapore where soon after his arrival he moved into the regions head office. After nine rewarding years with IHG, Matthew embarked on the first of his entrepreneurial campaigns by taking on a role as General Manager of a hospitality recruitment company that opened its doors in Singapore.
Two years followed and with the recruitment company having cemented their position within the region, Matthew was challenged to work on one of the largest and ambitious hospitality construction projects in Asia; the reconstruction of the Las Vegas Strip in China, Macau. As Director of Operations Planning for the Las Vegas Sands company, Matthew and his team were tasked with the opening of a planned 10 Integrated resorts, with over 10,000 hotel rooms and other Convention, Shopping, Entertainment and Casino facilities.
After the successful opening of the Venetian Resort, Macau, Matthew transferred back to Singapore to open another world Iconic resort, The Marina Bay Sands.
It was during this period when his brother, Jonathan, founded the online lettings agency, lettingaproperty.com and after 11 years in Asia opening integrated resorts, Matthew returned to the UK to join lettingaproperty.com where he has taken on a dual role in management and operations. His strategic, focused and goal orientated experience in achieving results within international, high-profile companies adds to the further successes, growth and future plans for lettingaproperty.com.