Jana Yackel Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for Rosewood Hotel Georgia

/Jana Yackel Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Jana Yackel Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing for Rosewood Hotel Georgia

|2019-03-19T13:19:06+00:00March 19th, 2019|

Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver’s preeminent luxury hotel, has appointed Jana Yackel as Director of Sales and Marketing. In this new role, Yackel will be responsible for developing and executing innovative sales and marketing strategies for the legendary property.

Yackel joins Rosewood Hotel Georgia with more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently, Yackel served as regional director of sales and marketing at Executive Hotels & Resorts in the Luxury Division, where she oversaw the opening of several new hotels, including the Exchange Hotel Vancouver and the Seaside Hotel, and managed the revenue stream for these properties as well as Hotel Le Soleil. In previous years, Yackel held several leadership roles in the hotel sales and marketing space, serving as director of sales and marketing for the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa, the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre and Hilton Vancouver Airport. Yackel also worked as regional director of sales and marketing at River Rock Resort & Conference Centre and, prior to that, was the regional director of sales at Kimpton Group’s Pacific Palisades Hotel & Summit Lodge.

“Given her wealth of hospitality sales and marketing experience, Jana was the clear choice for this position and we are thrilled to welcome her to the Rosewood Hotel Georgia team,” said Caroline MacDonald, vice president of global sales and marketing for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. “We are confident that her dedication and regional expertise will prove to be invaluable and take the beloved hotel to new heights.”

A graduate of University of British Columbia – Vancouver, Yackel launched her hospitality career at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, where she held several managerial positions including sales manager, front office supervisor and catering manager.

About Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Rosewood Hotel Georgia combines the grandeur of the Roaring Twenties with contemporary design and comfort. First opened in 1927 as Hotel Georgia, the historic property re-opened as Rosewood Hotel Georgia in 2011 following a full restoration and has played host to a who’s who of the entertainment world including Elvis Presley, Nat "King" Cole, Katharine Hepburn, and British royalty. Today, the legendary boutique hotel features 156 guest accommodations; an award-winning Sense, A Rosewood Spa; four distinct dining venues; thoughtfully-designed meetings facilities; a heritage ballroom and spacious lounges, which act as a tranquil and enticing haven in this radiant downtown hub. In 2019, Rosewood Hotel Georgia achieved a Five-Star rating by Forbes Travel Guide for the seventh consecutive year. The hotel was also named the number one hotel across three separate categories on U.S. News & World Report 2019 “Best Hotels” list, including Canada, British Columbia and Vancouver, for the second consecutive year. www.rosewoodhotelgeorgia.com    

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