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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 shall be based mostly at Marriott Hotel Manila.
Year 2023 has change into a pivotal 12 months for Altamirano whereby she relocated again residence in June to proceed her skilled journey and advocacies right here within the Philippines. She brings along with her greater than 20 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 function as Regional Director of Sales accountable for Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore lodges. She then moved to Bangkok, Thailand to affix the Upper Southeast Asia group 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 world overview in main groups and methods that displays the variety of associates, shoppers and audiences of right now. A robust business chief with confirmed observe report of efficiency milestones, a coach and a voice of girls in management roles, she brings along with her years of experience in gross sales, model, digital advertising and marketing, public relations, income administration, distribution and lodge operations.
In her present function, Altamirano shall be overseeing the gross sales and distribution efforts of all the Marriott Philippines portfolio. She shall be collaborating with the property leaders and their gross sales and advertising and marketing groups.
Commenting on her new function 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 growing native expertise for future management roles supporting potential girls leaders of their profession aspiration by way of mentorships, counselling or being a referee, Altamirano believes in having a localized, reachable platform, a task mannequin on the bottom, the place girls and different future leaders are in a secure area the place frequent cultural and skilled experiences are shared and resonated.