Marriott Worldwide is happy to announce the appointment of Sandy Narvaez to Market Director, Leisure Gross sales, Hawai‘i & French Polynesia. Narvaez brings over 16 years of journey and hospitality expertise to this expanded position, the place she is going to oversee and lead leisure phase methods for Marriott Resorts and Resorts within the Hawaiian Islands and French Polynesia.
Narvaez’s obligations embrace main the leisure staff’s efforts in leveraging Marriott Worldwide’s world attain to extend particular person resort income, sustaining relationships with key journey brokers and wholesale accounts, establishing journey advertising and marketing and motion plans, and facilitating the combination of particular person property efforts into the general Marriott Bonvoy Hawai‘i technique. She is keen about supporting native companies and mindfully sharing Hawai‘i’s tradition with the world. Having beforehand served because the Director of Gross sales and Advertising of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Seashore because the property’s full completion in 2018, Narvaez has substantial expertise main strategic world gross sales and advertising and marketing efforts and overseeing profitable leisure gross sales packages. Narvaez was additionally the director of gross sales and advertising and marketing at Hilton Waikiki Seashore and DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki and beforehand managed OTA, company, and wholesale segments.
“We’re lucky to have somebody of Sandy’s caliber main our leisure gross sales efforts in Hawai‘i and French Polynesia,” says Peri Oshiyama Flora, Space Director of Gross sales, Hawai‘i & French Polynesia. “Together with her in depth expertise within the Hawai‘i hospitality business and deep information of those key markets, we’re assured Sandy will proceed to drive gross sales success for the Marriott Bonvoy Hawai‘i portfolio.”
Narvaez has been acknowledged by Pacific Edge Journal as an esteemed hospitality chief and is a earlier recipient of the Assembly Skilled Worldwide-Aloha Chapter’s Rising Star Award. Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Narvaez graduated from Mililani Excessive College and earned a twin diploma in Worldwide Enterprise and Advertising on the College of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She is at the moment attending the Richardson College of Legislation in pursuit of a Juris Physician diploma. Narvaez serves on the boards of the Shidler School of Enterprise Alumni Affiliation, Make-A-Want Hawai‘i Younger Leaders Board, and Ladies in Lodging & Tourism.