TORONTO – Delta Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce the promotion of Laura Pallotta to Corporate Director of Sales effective May 29th, 2012.
In the newly created role, Pallotta will join the sales leadership team to provide strategic support for sales distribution and partnerships, oversee the National Sales Team as well as sales in the Manitoba and Saskatchewan regions.
Pallotta is a consummate professional with over 21 years of hotel experience, eight of which were spent in progressive leadership positions at Delta. Before taking on her current role, Pallotta was the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing, where she was accountable for the strategic direction and total revenue of three hotels in South-Western Ontario. Prior to joining Delta, Pallotta held various sales and marketing positions with the Waterside Inn in Port Credit, Best Western Carlton Place & Days Inn Hotel and Conference Centre in Toronto, as well as the Ramada Hotel in Hamilton.
Pallotta holds a Bachelor of Sociology from McMaster University and a Diploma in Special Events Planning from George Brown College, School of Hospitality. In addition, she is a graduate of Delta’s ‘Elite Fast Tracker Program’ from Ryerson University, and is currently working on her Leadership Masters Certificate from Cornell University. Pallotta is now based out of Delta’s Corporate Office located in Toronto.
About Delta Hotels and Resorts
A leading Canadian hotel management company, Delta Hotels and Resorts operates and franchises a diversified portfolio with 43 full-service, city centre and airport hotels and resorts under the Delta brand. Widely regarded as Canada’s “brand of choice” by guests and owners, Delta Hotels and Resorts also distinguish itself as an exemplary employer. It is the only hotel company to have been recognized for its sustained focus on business excellence by the prestigious National Quality Institute with three Canada Awards for Excellence, including the award program’s highest honour, the Order of Excellence (2007). The hospitality company has also consistently ranked as one of the country’s 50 Best Employers for 12 years, and has been named to the Green 30 since 2010. As well, its national sustainability program, Delta Greens is the most comprehensive and ambitious in the hospitality industry touching on every aspect of the hotel business. Deltas Corporate Social Responsibility platform, Delta Helps, includes a chain-wide commitment to the communities it serves through a national partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada, participation in the Hotel Association of Canada’s Green Key Eco-Rating program, and work with various other charitable groups. For more information, please visit www.deltahotels.com
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