News for the Hospitality Executive
SAN DIEGO (April 14, 2011) – Loews Coronado Bay announces the promotion of John Annicchiarico to director of marketing and Javaud Mushtaq to director of sales.
John Annicchiarico, Director of Marketing
Annicchiarico brings 15 years of hospitality experience at some of the country’s finest hotels and resorts. In his new role, he will lead the strategic sales efforts, revenue management and market positioning for the AAA Four Diamond hotel and its 65,000 square feet of recently-renovated meeting space.
Annicchiarico is an active member of Meeting Planners International (MPI), ASAE and Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), and serves on the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau’s sales committee. Prior to his promotion, he served as director of sales for Loews Coronado Bay. Other past experience includes sales and marketing positions for Loews Hotels and Universal Orlando Resorts.
“Over the past 3 years, John has quickly proven his ability to make an immediate impact on our revenue and sales growth,” said Kathleen Cochran, general manager of Loews Coronado Bay. “His elevated role as director of marketing will be an essential part of our continued ability to remain competitive and offer unparalleled guest experience.”
Javaud Mushtaq, Director of Sales
In his new role as director of sales, Mushtaq will assume leadership of strategic group sales efforts and oversee the daily operations of hotel’s sales and access managers. With particular expertise in the corporate and association markets, Mushtaq will continue to focus on driving group business and maintaining key customer relationships.
Mushtaq is a certified hotel sales executive (CHSE) and an active member of Meeting Planners International (MPI). Most recently, Mushtaq served as director of national accounts for Loews Coronado Bay. Prior to that, he served as director of national accounts for Loews Lake Las Vegas in Lakes Las Vegas, Nev., where he achieved “superstar status” and was an integral member of the hotel’s ability to be named Loews Hotels’ 2007 and 2009 sales teams of the year. Other past experience includes stints at Hyatt Hotels and Hilton Hotels.
About Loews Coronado Bay:
Situated on a private 15-acre peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay, Loews Coronado Bay is located minutes from San Diego’s world-famous attractions. Yacht excursions, beachside barbeques and special events under the stars are all possible with the hotel’s outdoor gardens, water view terraces and two of San Diego’s most impres¬sive ballrooms. Other hotel features include three swimming pools, four restaurants and lounges, basketball and tennis courts, a private 80-slip marina and direct access to the Silver Strand State Beach. For more information, please call 800-23-LOEWS or visit www.loewshotels.com/coronadobay.
Director of Public Relations
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