Marriott names Vladimir Dabbah as Vice President of Global Sales - Middle East & Africa

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 1 February 2010

Marriott International has appointed Vladimir Dabbah as vice president of global sales for the Middle East and Africa, based in Dubai. Most recently, he was director of sales & marketing for the Renaissance Dubai Hotel.

In his new capacity, Mr. Dabbah has overall responsibility for providing strategic sales leadership for Marriotts global sales efforts throughout the Middle East and Africa. Among his priorities are to lead a team of 75 sales professionals in developing and implementing business segment sales strategies that align with the companys overall sales goals and objectives, said David Townshend, senior vice president-global sales for Marriott.

Mr. Dabbah joined Marriott International in 1997 as a reservations sales agent at the companys reservations center in Amman, Jordan. Two years later, he was transferred to the companys global sales office in Dubai as a sales manager. In 2000, he was advanced to senior business transient sales manager for the Middle East and Africa, and a year later, he transferred to the JW Marriott Hotel Dubai as senior sales manager. In 2002, he was promoted to director of sales at the hotel. In 2004, he was advanced to director of sales & marketing at the Renaissance Dubai Hotel, the position he held prior to this latest appointment.

Mr. Dabbah is a graduate of Yarmouk University in Jordan where he majored in business administration with an emphasis on finance and banking. He also attended Daviess College London and attended schools in India, Egypt and Jordan.

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