Pullman Auckland welcomes new Director of Sales & Marketing
Pullman Auckland is pleased to announce the appointment of Archana Kawatra as Director of Sales & Marketing, effective January 2019.
Archana’s hotel career spans 20 years, bringing a wealth of experience having held several roles in the sales and marketing sector in renowned brands such as The Leela, Taj Resorts & Palaces and Grand Hyatt in India. Archana was Director of Sales at Rotana Hotels & Resorts in Dubai, Director of Sales & Marketing at Grand Millenum and Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche in Abu Dhabi before relocating to New Zealand in 2017 as Sales & Marketing Manager at Amora Hotel in Auckland.
Archana has an impressive hospitality journey working across several markets and brands cementing her leadership, knowledge and vision in the industry. She is passionate about sharing her expertise and gives hospitality lectures at the Auckland Institute of Studies.
Archana will oversee the Sales & Marketing Department at Pullman Auckland including event sales, reservations and marketing. She will be responsible for keeping up with new market trends to enhance Pullman brand recognition and revenue opportunities for the hotel’s 16 function rooms, food & beverage outlets, spa and accommodation.
Global nomads are captivated by the brand and appreciate its business, fitness and restaurant facilities as well as its focus on innovative design. Pullman has over 117 hotels and resorts in 31 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle-East, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
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