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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis�, The Luxury Collection�, Sheraton�, Westin�, Four Points� by Sheraton, W�, Le M�ridien�, Aloft�and ElementSM. Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com or www.starwoodvacationownership.com.
Due to open 3rd Quarter 2012 and with an unparalleled address at the heart of the spectacular Abu Dhabi Corniche, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi will provide easy access to everything that this incredible city has to offer. In the heart of the business and cultural districts the hotel is a short distance from the magnificent Abu Dhabi Mosque, the city's many shopping malls, golf courses, museums and major attractions, including the incredible Formula One Grand Prix circuit and Ferrari World on Yas Island. The hotel comprises 283 fabulously appointed guest rooms including 55 suites, most of which have incredible views of both the Arabian Gulf and the city of Abu Dhabi, the one of a kind Bridge suite between the two Nation Towers is quite simply breathtaking. Each room and suite will be serviced by the celebrated St Regis Butlers who will provide ever-present yet unobtrusive attention to detail, while attending to each request with discreet precision.
Among the hotels vast array of amenities will be eight outstanding food and beverage venues including the hotels signature restaurant, - a partnership with celebrated British Chef, Gary Rhodes. The Nation Riviera Beach Club attached to the hotel and accessible via a tunnel under the Corniche will offer guests a magnificent stretch of private beach and outstanding leisure facilities. Further outlets that will be housed in the magnificent Nations Towers include, St Regis Bar, Champagne Bar, signature Italian Restaurant and beach front outlet with a view to rival all.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:
oAchieve Sales & Marketing Target and Key Account Manager Target.
oSet up and maintain good working relationship with all other areas of the hotel's operations, such as Front Office, Food & Beverage, Accounting, Reservations etc.
oProspect by telephone cold-calling to establish new business.
oEstablish and maintain corporate accounts with clients.
oFollow-up with clients before, during and after the function/event/stay to ensure repeat business.
oFollow the standard operating procedure of Complaint handling.
oFollow-up leads provided by Global Sales Offices.
oResearch and present lost business reports at the Weekly Sales Meetings.
oMaintain familiarity with analyze the competition from other hotels as designated.
oParticipate in training programs.
oAssist in development of Business Plan.
Previous experience in a 5* Environment