Ritz-Carlton Names Chris Gabaldon as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 30 August 2010

Chris Gabaldon, a hospitality sales and marketing executive with two decades of experience at both The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Marriott International, has been elevated to the position of Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for The Ritz-Carlton.

In his new and expanded job, Gabaldon will play a critical role as a strategic business advisor to newly appointed President and Chief Operations Officer Herve Humler.

Gabaldon, who began his hospitality career as a bar back/room service waiter with Marriott International, has held a series of increasingly strategic executive roles in sales and marketing at both companies. Most recently, he headed up sales for The Ritz-Carlton.

In his new role, he will assume increased responsibility including sales and marketing, revenue management and e-commerce. His overall mission will be to drive top line revenue for the brand and provide direct leadership to the Global Sales Operation from Asia and Europe to the Middle East and North America.

Gabaldon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from James Madison University and earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from George Mason University.

 Gabaldon continues to work with his alma mater as a Board Member for the Hospitality and Tourism Advisory Board at James Madison University. He is also on the Global Board of Trustees for the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Foundation.

See other recent news regarding: Airlines, Airports, Awards, Flights, Codeshare, Lounges, First Class, Business Class, MICE, GDS, Rewards, Miles, Hotels, Apartments, Promotions, Spas, Yoga, Retreat, New Hotels, Traffic, Visitor Arrivals, Cruises, Free Deals, Videos, Chris Gabaldon, Ritz-Carlton, Sales, Marketing

Subscribe to our Travel Industry News RSS Feed Travel Industry News RSS Feed from To do that in Outlook, right-click the RSS Feeds folder, select Add a New RSS Feed, enter the URL of our RSS Feed which is: and click Add. The feed can also be used to add the headlines to your website or channel via a customisable applet. Have questions? Please read our Travel News FAQ. Thank you.

Copyright © 1997-2022