Marriott Philippines appoints Sophia Altamirano as Market Director of Sales and Distribution and Director of National Sales Office
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Marriott Philippines has appointed Sophia Altamirano as its Market Director of Sales and Distribution and Director of National Sales Office. She will probably be based mostly at Marriott Hotel Manila.
Year 2023 has grow to be a pivotal yr for Altamirano whereby she relocated again house in June to proceed her skilled journey and advocacies right here within the Philippines. She brings along with her greater than twenty years of expertise within the hospitality trade, having labored with varied manufacturers and roles, together with 18 years with AccorHotels Group, working with Mercure, Grand Mercure, Novotel and Sofitel properties within the Philippines and Vietnam as its Director of Sales and Marketing, earlier than shifting to her first company position as Regional Director of Sales accountable for Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore inns. She then moved to Bangkok, Thailand to affix the Upper Southeast Asia crew as its Regional Director of Sales accountable for seven main manufacturers throughout properties in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines and Myanmar and afterwards, moved into operations as Executive Assistant Manager for Pullman Bangkok Sukhumvit previous to becoming a member of Onyx Hospitality Group as its Vice President of Sales equally based mostly in Bangkok, Thailand. Prior to her homecoming, Altamirano was the Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing for Raffles Hotels Cambodia.
Altamirano’s huge publicity enabled her to have a worldwide overview in main groups and methods that displays the variety of associates, shoppers and audiences of in the present day. A powerful industrial chief with confirmed observe report of efficiency milestones, a coach and a voice of ladies in management roles, she brings along with her years of experience in gross sales, model, digital advertising, public relations, income administration, distribution and resort operations.
In her present position, Altamirano will probably be overseeing the gross sales and distribution efforts of all the Marriott Philippines portfolio. She will probably be collaborating with the property leaders and their gross sales and advertising groups.
Commenting on her new position with Marriott Philippines, Altamirano commented:
“I look forward to be able to finally bring home my experience and expertise and share that to the team, as we work together with our properties to achieve our targets. It is an exciting time for our company, as we expand our portfolio not only in Manila but as well as into other well-known destinations in the Philippines.”
An advocate of creating native expertise for future management roles supporting potential ladies leaders of their profession aspiration by mentorships, counselling or being a referee, Altamirano believes in having a localized, reachable platform, a job mannequin on the bottom, the place ladies and different future leaders are in a secure area the place widespread cultural and skilled experiences are shared and resonated.