DALLAS—October 5, 2018 – Clifton Thiebaud, General Manager of the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas, has announced the recent addition of Belinda Daniel as Director of Sales for the 364-room hotel located on Lake Carolyn in Irving, Texas.
Ms. Daniel has been in various sales roles for 18 years, including roles with Olympus America in Irving, IBM Corporation in Dallas before entering the hospitality industry in 2010 as Business Travel Sales Manager at the Dallas/Fort Worth Marriot Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle. During her time there she met and exceeded monthly and quarterly goals averaging 128% and was named Sales Manager of the Year in 2013. She was also awarded the HEI Winners Circle for exceeding goals 120 percent.
In 2015 Ms. Daniel joined the Radisson Hotel Fossil Creek in Fort Worth as Business Travel & Leisure Sales Manager where she increased year-over-year average daily rates $12 and year-over-year revenue by 24 percent.
Her role as Director of Sales at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas includes directing five daily report staff, managing the hotel brand and strategy, overseeing all customer communication and managing all room night and meetings business through the hotel’s current $6 million renovation. Earlier this year all guest rooms were renovated and public and meeting space will be completed in fall of 2018.
The hotel features 24,000 square feet of meeting space, superb catering and event planners, and choice accommodations for guests, all under the direction of Ms. Daniel. The Irving Convention Center is just a 10-minute walk and anchors a new visitor and entertainment district which sits between the hotel and the center. Visitors to the district can enjoy top touring concert artists, plus local music, movies, eateries, art and culture all within one small footprint in the heart of Irving’s Las Colinas. The Toyota Music Factory is garnering rave reviews with its indoor/outdoor amphitheater – The Live Nation Pavilion, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and a 50,000-square foot festival plaza. Both Dallas airports are near the hotel—8.6 miles from Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) and 9.4 miles from Dallas Love Field (DAL).
Ms. Daniel has been married for 18 years and is a mother to three accomplished adult children and one aspiring baseball player. She is a member and Ambassador for the Hotel Association of Tarrant County and lives in Fort Worth.