Avani hires director of sales

BANGKOK, 20 October  2017: AVANI Hotels & Resorts has named Daniel Kipping as director of sales for all the group’s regional brands.

Kipping will direct sales for 18 properties in 12 countries.

He will also manage pre-opening sales strategies for a pipeline of new hotels due to open in the next three years in Southeast Asia, New Zealand, UAE, Australia, Maldives and Africa.

Daniel Kipping

He will be based in the group’s regional office in Bangkok.

Prior to this appointment, Kipping held  senior positions with hospitality operators in Europe, Asia & Middle East, including InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton.

AVANI Hotels & Resorts vice president of operations, Alejandro Bernabé said: “With his extensive experience in property specific and regional sales, Daniel is the ideal candidate to increase revenues and boost bookings for AVANI.”