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477 15 Mar 2021

New Director of Sales & Marketing at Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Burlington/Oakville

Razan Hawwa will spearhead the Sales, Marketing, PR and Conference Services teams

Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Burlington/Oakville upscale and unparalleled service, it is with great pleasure that we announce the promotion of Miss Razan Hawwa as Director of Sales andMarketing effective May 15, 2021.

In her new position, Razan will lead the Sales, Marketing, Public Relations and Conference Services teams, tasked with optimizing revenue opportunities and continuing to develop Courtyard by Marriot hotel's Select brand. She most recently served as the SalesandMarketing Manager, a role that gave her valuable insights and understanding of the hotel's rate strategy and her time spent in progressive roles within the Revenue Management, comparative analysis of local, regional, and national hospitality market and working closely alongside the General Manager and Managing Director. As well, Razan is working very closely with Marriott Sales Marketing team to generate new business for our property.

Razan has a broad-base knowledge of Hotel Operations and Sales and Marketing, most of which has been with Marriott. She has a genuine passion for providing outstanding guest experiences and creating a positive work environment. Razan is a prime example of a manager who presents herself and the hotel with dignity, knowledge and diplomacy."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 the accomplishment of overall results""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."

Razan graduated from McMaster University with Honours Bachelor of Commerce and later went on to complete her Hospitality andTourism Management with Florida Atlantic University. She is also fluent in English and Arabic.

Let us all congratulate Razan Hawwa on this promotion and wish her luck for all her future undertakings.