BURLINGTON, Ont. — Razan Hawwa has been promoted to director of Sales and Marketing for Courtyard by Marriott Burlington/Oakville, effective May 15.
In this position, Hawwa will lead the hotel’s Conference Services, Marketing, Sales and Public Relations teams, working to optimize revenue opportunities and continue the development of Courtyard by Marriott’s Select brand.
In her previous role, as the hotel’s Sales and Marketing manager, Hawwa gained valuable insights and understandings of the hotel’s rate strategy. Her time spent in progressive roles within Revenue Management has also equipped her with experience in comparative analysis of the local, regional and national hospitality market.
“We are confident that Razan is the right person to further elevate the Sales and Marketing strategy and all of us are looking forward to her leadership and collaborations in accomplishment of overall results,” says Frank Vismeg, managing director of Burloak Hospitality Management Ltd. and Courtyard by Marriott Burlington/Oakville. “We have all been impressed by her strong track record of innovative marketing, execution, operational excellence, sales and even going above and beyond her duties.”
Hawwa graduated from McMaster University with an Honours in Bachelor of Commerce and went on to complete Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida Atlantic University.