Lexin Capital and Real Hospitality Group (RHG) are pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley M. Mahon as general manager of the new Hyatt House New York/Chelsea, which will debut in the fall of 2016 as the brand’s first New York City location. Leading up to the hotel’s opening, Mahon will oversee the new build hotel that is being developed by Lexin Capital, a private investment, development and management company.
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore has appointed Stanley Tan as the Director of Sales & Marketing. No stranger to the Ritz-Carlton brand, Stanley spent the early years of his hospitality career at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore where his drive and passion as a hotelier, enabled him to quickly scale the ranks from an Assistant Guest Relations Manager to the Director of Sales in 2002.
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, a social and gourmet hub in the heart of UAE’s capital, has appointed Tarek Madanat as the new Director of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Tarek held the position of Area Director of Sales and Marketing with IHG Hotels Jordan, representing five hotels in four destinations.
Montage Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Cristina Romero-Peri as director of sales & marketing at Montage Los Cabos, which is scheduled to open in 2018. A hospitality professional with extensive experience in Latin America and Mexico, Romero-Peri will oversee all sales and marketing efforts for the luxury hotel collection's first international address, including all group and leisure sales activities.
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has expanded its global sales team with the addition of Elaine Morena as regional VP of sales for the Northeast U.S. region. Based in ALHI’s global sales office in New York City, Morena is responsible for overseeing the company’s 12-person global sales team in the Northeast region, which assists meeting professionals, association executives, incentive specialists, business executives and convention specialists with ALHI Global Sales Organization (GSO) services and sales support for its portfolio of more than 250 luxury-level meeting and incentive focused hotels and resorts worldwide, plus “Alliance” members to assist planners.
Ames Boston Hotel, a luxurious boutique property nestled in the heart of Boston’s historic downtown, is pleased to announce the appointment of distinguished industry leader Scott Grigelevich to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing. Grigelevich joined the Ames Boston Hotel team in January 2016 and continues to oversee its transition to Boston’s first Curio, a Collection by Hilton™.
Elias El Bahri
Elias El Bahri has joined the 203 room Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi as the new director of sales and marketing. El Bahri moves to Holiday Inn directly from his role as in the sales and events department of Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites on Yas Island, where he worked for the past five years.
Martha Lien May
Freeman welcomes Martha Lien May to the leadership team as EVP of People and Inclusion. The new role was created to support Freeman’s goal of being the number one place in the brand experience industry for attracting and growing talent.
Montage Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Cristina Romero-Peri as director of sales & marketing at Montage Los Cabos scheduled to open in 2018. A talented hospitality professional with extensive experience in Latin America and Mexico, Romero-Peri will oversee all sales and marketing efforts for the luxury hotel collection's first international address, including all group and leisure sales activities.