News for the Hospitality Executive
Dallas (Feburary 14, 2013) Michelle Clement has been named Director of Sales and Marketing at W Dallas Victory Hotel. She brings more than 22 years experience to the position, including 13 years with Starwood brand hotels.
Most recently, Clement was Complex Director of Sales and Marketing for The Westin and Sheraton Stonebriar in Frisco. She has also worked at The Westin Galleria in Dallas as Director of Sales and Marketing and The Westin City Center as Director of Group Sales.
Clement has previously worked with the W Hotel brand in New Orleans as Director of Group Sales for W New Orleans and W French Quarter. She also held sales manager positions at Fairmont, Hyatt and Le Meridien hotels in New Orleans. Clement earned a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration from the University of New Orleans.
“Exciting changes are underway at W Dallas Victory, such as our new 33rd floor meeting space, Altitude, and the renovation of all of our 252 guest rooms,” said Darryl Jett, General Manager of the hotel. “Michelle’s proven experience in successfully guiding major hotels through times of positive transitions makes her a valuable addition to our management team.”
About W Dallas - Victory
A member of W Hotels Worldwide®, W Dallas - Victory opened in Victory Park in June 2006. Perfectly positioned to downtown Dallas, American Airlines Center and the city’s upscale shopping, entertainment and arts districts, the stylishly hip playground features Southern charm, and amenities to amplify your stay for work or play, and luxe accommodations. Guests of W Dallas - Victory can enjoy the new Cook Hall gastropub, recently named one of Dallas’ best gastropubs by the Dallas Morning News; indulge in the sophisticated nightlife of the Living Room Bar; get WET® in the outdoor infinity pool offering 16th floor cityscape views; or recharge and de-stress at Bliss® Spa. The hotel was named a “Top New Hotel” by MSN in 2007 and received a “Best Business Hotels” designation by Forbes Magazine in 2006. For more information, please visit www.wdallasvictory.com . Be a true W Insider and download the W Hotels mobile app to stream music, order in or book your next stay. Join the property’s social scene -- Facebook (W Dallas - Victory Hotel & Residences) and Twitter (@WDallas) -- to stay updated on current happenings, special offers or promotions.
About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,134 properties in nearly 100 countries and 171,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and ElementSM. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.
Jett Named as General Manager for W Dallas - Victory Hotel in Texas
/ November 2012
Traub Hired as the Director of Sales and Marketing for W Dallas -
Victory Hotel in Texas / July 2012
First W Hotel in Texas, the W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences Opens
with 252 Guestrooms and 144 Condos / June 2006
|W Dallas Had 3,000 Applications for 200 Positions; Wit, Whimsy Are Keywords for W Staffers in Training / June 2006|
|The W Dallas Victory Hotel & Residences Adding 2nd W Residence Tower; Nears Sellout of First 61Condo Units / April 2005|
Tom Hicks and Ross Perot Jr Break Ground on W Dallas Victory Hotel and
Residences, 250 rooms, 70 High-end Condos / March 2004
|Developers of Victory, a 72-acre Master Planned Development in Dallas, Appoint Starwood to Manage and Operate the W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences / July 2003|
A. Himmel, Lead Developer for Victory - the $600 million Redevelopment
Project Near Downtown Dallas; Envisions a W Hotel / Jan 2002