Hyatt at The Bellevue Appoints Carolyn McCammon Director of Sales and Marketing

/Hyatt at The Bellevue Appoints Carolyn McCammon Director of Sales and Marketing

Hyatt at The Bellevue Appoints Carolyn McCammon Director of Sales and Marketing

|2017-01-18T15:46:13+00:00January 18th, 2017|

NEW YORK (January 18, 2017) Hyatt at The Bellevue, located along the world-famous Avenue of the Arts in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carolyn McCammon as Director of Sales and Marketing. In this role, McCammon will lead the sales and marketing efforts for the iconic hotel as well as generate revenue through room bookings, meetings, weddings and events. With a premier location in the heart of the cultural center of Philadelphia, the property offers 172 spacious guestrooms and suites, over 30,000 square feet of flexible function space including the romantic Rose Garden Ballroom and the Grand Ballroom with original lighting designed by Thomas Edison, and the hotel’s modern seasonal restaurant, XIX (NINETEEN), which features sweeping views of the city from the 19th floor of the hotel. The building itself is familiar territory for McCammon who was on the conversion team for the opening of the Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue which has since become Hyatt at the Bellevue.

“We are excited to have someone with Carolyn’s skills and passion join our team at Hyatt at the Bellevue,” said General Manager Pina Purpero. “With over 20 years in the Hyatt family, as well as remarkable leadership experience, ambition and a proven sales track record, we are confident that she will help raise the success of our hotel’s sales and marketing efforts.”

A hospitality veteran, McCammon brings over 25 years of experience to her role, beginning with her position as a room attendant at the Harborside Inn in Port Jefferson, NY before attending Boston University for Hospitality and Business Administration. While earning her degree, McCammon worked at several hotels in the city including the Elliot Hotel and the Sonesta International Hotels Corporation. McCammon officially joined the Hyatt family in 1993 as an opening team member of the Harborside Hyatt Hotel & Conference Center and from there, went on to earn various positions and promotions in the Room Divisions at the Grand Hyatt New York, Hyatt Regency Greenwich and Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa. It was at Hyatt Regency Maui where McCammon segued into the sales industry as a Senior Travel Industry Sales Manager. In her most recent position, McCammon served as the Regional Director of Sales, Wholesale for Hyatt Resorts in Hawaii, where she achieved the largest revenue on record and helped launch the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. During this time, she also served as Chair member of Women@Hyatt, where she spearheaded the effort to establish a Maui chapter.

“I am thrilled to be back on the East Coast and take on the position of Director of Sales and Marketing at Hyatt at The Bellevue,” said McCammon. “My return back to this iconic property, so many years later, is an exciting career moment. As a seasoned sales professional, I am confident I will help take sales and marketing at the property to new heights along with the hotel’s team of creative, caring and ambitious individuals.”

About Hyatt at The Bellevue

With a premier location on the vibrant Avenue of the Arts, Hyatt at The Bellevue lies in the heart of the cultural center of Philadelphia. The property recently unveiled a multi-million dollar renovation including revitalized guest rooms and a selection of public spaces. The new design, led by Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design, is a modern interpretation of classic Philadelphia that explores the rich political, artistic, theatrical and musical history of the city. The hotel offers 172 guest rooms, which are some of the largest in the city, including 16 suites and 13 rooms with balconies. The room design is a contemporary take on Philadelphia’s historic interiors with a fresh interpretation of the city’s 18th century of furniture makers, as well as art from local Philadelphia painters and photographers.

The Hyatt at The Bellevue also boasts over 30,000 square feet of flexible function space including the romantic Rose Garden Ballroom, and the Grand Ballroom which features original lighting designed by Thomas Edison, and the most celebrated marble and hand-worked iron elliptical staircase in the city. The property’s modern seasonal restaurant, XIX (NINETEEN), located on the 19th floor, offers up a menu of farm-to-table cuisine and creative cocktails as well as extraordinary sweeping views of the city skyline. The property is also steps away from some of the city’s best culture and attractions, including The Academy of Music, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, several theaters, extraordinary culinary experiences and world-class shopping. Also nearby are all of the most quintessential Philadelphia sites, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, The Franklin Institute, The Museum of Art, and Lincoln Financial Field. For additional information or to make a reservation, please visit http://philadelphiabellevue.hyatt.com/

About Hyatt

Hyatt hotels are smaller-sized properties conveniently located in diverse business and leisure areas. With hotels typically ranging from 150 to 350 rooms, Hyatt hotels offer guests the opportunity to experience our hospitality in a vibrant environment. Customers include individual business and leisure travelers, and Hyatt hotels can accommodate smaller scale business meetings and social gatherings.

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