(NATADOLA, FIJI) Wednesday 20th May, 2015 – InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is proud to announce two new appointments with their Sales and Marketing team. The new appointments are Peterina Hughes to the position of Business Development Executive – Leisure, and Sarah Chung to the position of Marketing Executive. Both roles will be reporting into the Director of Leisure Sales and Marketing; a position that is currently being held by Hudson Mitchell.
Peterina joins award-winning InterContinental Fiji following two years as a Sales Specialist – Australia/USA market in her previous role. With a reputation for responsive, personalized and seamless service, Peterina Hughes offers a professional sales approach and invaluable insight into client expectations – knowledge of sales activities, market segments, policies and procedures with a solid understanding of hotel operations.
“I’ve always been involved in the tourism industry from a very young age – you can say I’m an industry child. Constantly looking for new challenges, this role involves working with an amazingly engaged and led team and focusing on market development in the leisure segment in all markets of the world. I welcome the opportunity to work with this dynamic team and am grateful to be part of a resort that is known for its consistent high standards of excellence,” said Ms. Hughes.
Sarah Chung joins the marketing team at InterContinental Fiji following the past 4 years working in the luxury cruise line industry for Prestige Cruise Holdings on a number of fleets such as Regent Seven Seas Voyager, Seven Seas Navigator, Seven Seas Mariner and Oceania Cruises Marina. With a world of experience behind her in the hospitality industry, Sarah offers knowledge and a wealth of experience in a completely different segment which will be beneficial within a Resort industry.
“Working at such a prestigious resort and brand name such as InterContinental has always been a personal goal and I look forward to the many exciting life changes and challenges for my next career move,” says Miss. Chung. “IHG’s ‘Room to Grow’ philosophy mirrors my personal career approach and with the right passion and drive, the sky’s the limit. I am happy and look forward to working alongside the team at InterContinental Fiji to deliver world renowned and innovative guest experiences,” she said.
“We are fortunate to have people of Peterina and Sarah’s caliber joining our sales and marketing team and we’re looking forward to seeing them drive the resort’s performance in the leisure markets,” said Director Leisure of Sales & Marketing, Mr. Hudson Mitchell. “Sarah and Peterina will only add value to the current team on site and will I will be working with them to ensure that we maximize the different sales strategies and marketing campaigns in the different markets of the world to not only reach but exceed our target goals,” he said.
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is part of the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG). With over 4,800 hotels in over 110 countries and territories there is literally a world of opportunity for IHG employees who aspire to grow and develop their careers.
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