New Director of Sales and Marketing at the Crowne Plaza, Beirut

Travel News Asia 19 July 2005

InterContinental Hotels Group has appointed Roula Selim Mitri as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Crowne Plaza, Beirut.

Roula Selim Mitri

Mitri a Lebanese national who is fluent in English, Arabic and French was previously Director of Sales at the Holiday Inn Dunes in Beirut.

Dedicated to learning, Mitri graduated with a Diplme dEtudes Approfondies (DEA) in Translation at the Saint Joseph University (USJ), Languages and Translation Institute (ILT), School of Translators and Interpreters of Beirut (ETIB). Additionally, in 1999 she underwent an intensive summer Sales and Marketing course, certified by the American University of Science and Technology of Beirut.

Speaking about her new appointment, Mitri said, The Crowne Plaza Beirut has been a long-time favourite with visitors to Beirut and that makes it wonderful to be working here as part of the team. Additionally, there are so many exciting developments going on here at the moment and this makes it a very dynamic workplace. I look forward to the challenge.

Topping the list of developments at the hotel is the roll-out of WIFI connectivity throughout the property. With plans to make the entire Crown Plaza Beirut wireless by August this year.

The Crowne Plaza Beirut, a five-star property located in the heart of Beiruts business and shopping area of Hamra, is located adjacent to elegant boutiques and retail shops, and within walking distance to the renowned seafront promenade. Just ten minutes away from Beirut International Airport and five minutes from the newly rebuilt downtown area of Solidre, the property is extremely popular with visitors from within the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

The 21 floors of the hotel features 167 spacious guestrooms and 31 luxurious suites, which are all equipped with the very latest in technology and amenities including 24-hour satellite TV, interactive TV with in-room check in and out service, as well as internet access.

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