CHRISTIAN PERTL APPOINTED AS REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES OPERATIONS FOR HYATT INTERNATIONAL
Middle East and Africa Remain Top Priority for Global Hotelier
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January 31, 2015) – Hyatt International EAME/SWA has announced the appointment of Christian Pertl as the Regional Vice President of Sales Operations for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and Africa.
With almost two decades in the hospitality industry, Pertl has extensive international experience in commercial operations and widespread knowledge of key feeder markets including Europe, USA, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. He has developed a global network of key industry leaders and opinion makers within the luxury hospitality industry, and having worked in continuously evolving markets across a range of brands, he brings with him proficiency in hotel sales, marketing, revenue management and operations.
“Christian’s appointment to this role is vital to continuing to strengthen our growing brand presence in the region, and will also be key to improving the performance of our existing portfolio. Christian’s vast knowledge and specific expertise is an asset to Hyatt, and we are pleased to welcome him in to the Hyatt family,” said Ron Cusiter, Vice President Sales Operations, EAME/SWA.
Christian Pertl, Vice President, Sales Operations, Hyatt Middle East & Africa
Speaking about his appointment, Pertl said: “I am delighted to join Hyatt and be able to deploy my knowledge and passion for hospitality on the ground in such a dynamic and evolving market. My extensive global experience, coupled with my strong regional proficiency, allows me to help build on the legacy of authentic hospitality already in place within the Hyatt portfolio here. I am thrilled to be a part of this industry leading company,” said Christian Pertl, Regional Vice President Sales Operations, Middle East & Africa.
About Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. The Company's subsidiaries develop, own, operate, manage, franchise, license or provide services to hotels, resorts, branded residences and vacation ownership properties, including under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Centric™, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Zilara™, Hyatt Ziva™, Hyatt Residences® and Hyatt Residence Club® brand names and have locations on six continents. As of September 30, 2015, the Company's worldwide portfolio consisted of 627 properties in 52 countries. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.