News for the Hospitality Executive
Dolce Appoints Karine
Pinson as Regional Director
MONTVALE, N.J. (Nov. 11, 2010) ─ Dolce Hotels and Resorts, operator of 27 upscale hotels, resorts and conference hotels in North America and Europe, has promoted Karine Pinson to regional director of sales & marketing, responsible for supporting Dolce La Hulpe Brussels in Belgium, Dolce Chantilly in France and Dolce Sitges in Spain.
Pinson, who was director of sales & marketing for the four-star, 200-room Dolce Chantilly outside Paris for the last four years, will serve as a mentor and coach to Dolce’s sales teams and directors of sales & marketing in each country, oversee their sales plans and strive to create sales synergies between the three properties.
Prior to joining Dolce, she served Concorde Hotels from 2001-2006 as sales director for the 266-room Hotel Concorde St. Lazare in Paris and, prior to that, as a deputy director of sales for the 950-room Hotel Concorde La Fayette in Paris, where she handled international meetings and leisure sales.
From 1998 to 2001, she served Hotel Meridien in Paris as group conference sales manager for the United Kingdom market, coordinating meetings and events of up to 1,000 participants.
Pinson is a 1993 graduate of the Business School of Compiègne, France, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in international business. She completed the Disney Management Internship program at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla., in 1995.
Dolce Hotels and Resorts, founded in 1981, is majority-owned by Broadreach Capital Partners. The company, headquartered in Montvale, N.J., employs more than 4,000 worldwide. Additional information is available at www.dolce.com.
Dolce’s portfolio includes properties in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, California, Ontario, Nevada, Texas, Nevada, Belgium, France, Spain and Germany.
As a leader in the meetings industry, Dolce hosts some 30,000 events and 4 million group clients globally every year. The company’s founder pioneered the conference center concept and Complete Meeting Package, both now embraced as standards by the International Association of Conference Centers.
The company’s vision is to create inspiring environments that bring people together, and its mission is to delight its guests, challenge its associates, reward its owners and serve as a role model in its communities.
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