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Thompson Chicago, the city’s top luxury hotel located in the Gold Coast, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kyle Martin as director of sales and marketing.

Never underestimate the importance of making a great first impression. It’s a lesson not lost on Kyle Martin, who, while working at his first post-college job at a car-rental company, so impressed one of his regular customers she recommended him for a job at the hotel at which she worked. That was more than 12 years ago and Martin has been in the hotel industry ever since, focusing on group and corporate travel sales and building first-rate client relationships. In September 2018, he became director of sales and marketing at Two Roads Hospitality’s Thompson Chicago, the city’s top luxury hotel located in the Gold Coast.

Martin’s hospitality industry experience began in limited service hotels with First Hospitality Group, where he quickly advanced from sales manager to director of sales. A desire to work at a lifestyle branded opportunity led him to W Hotels of Chicago in 2012, where he became complex business travel sales manager for both of the hotel’s Chicago properties. In 2015, he joined the Wit Hotel Chicago as director of business and leisure travel sales and later as managing director of sales where he led the business travel and group sales efforts of the hotel.

With his new position, Martin is looking forward to working with a brand he’s admired for many years. “Whenever I’ve visited, I’ve always enjoyed the look of Thompson Chicago—from the eclectic art collection throughout to the way the lobby’s open staircase invites you to explore the second floor. Thompson Chicago was designed to feel like you’re entering someone’s home,” he says. “I’m excited to call it my home now, too.”

Adds Thompson Chicago General Manager Onal Kucuk, “Kyle’s extensive lifestyle and market experience combined with his dynamic approach towards leading our sales and marketing efforts will be instrumental to strengthen Thompson Chicago’s position in the market.”

Contact: Anna Schapiro

anna@kinshipcompany.com / 773.712.5400

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