Phuket, Thailand, July 09, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Sheraton Grande Laguna, A Luxury Collection Resort, Phuket is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Elsie Boon as the Resorts’ new Director of Event Sales. Based in Phuket, Elsie will oversee MICE and group markets as well as leading the Event Sales team for the Resort.
Ms Boon is a dynamic individual that brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in event sales, and MICE markets with over 13 years in the hospitality industry. Commencing her Starwood Journey in 1997, Elsie has held a number of key management and leadership roles within Starwood’s South East Asia, most recently holding the position of Director of Catering & Conventions for The Andaman, A Luxury Collection Resort, Langkawi in Malaysia.
“We are excited to have Elsie join the Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket team in the role of Director of Event Sales,” said Kylie Brajak, Director of Sales & Marketing for Sheraton Grande Laguna, A Luxury Collection Resort, Phuket. “Elsie has excelled within her career over the past 10 years and has extensive experience dealing with key clients and stakeholders in the MICE arena, making her the perfect person to lead the Sales efforts for our Resort.”
Discover Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket. Surrounded by tranquil lagoons and facing the Andaman Sea, Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket offers a range of luxuriously appointed rooms and villas, eight dining and entertainment outlets and an abundance of recreational activities, including a 323m swimming pool and floodlit tennis courts. A twenty minute drive from Phuket’s International Airport, the resort is also part of Laguna Phuket, Asia’s finest destination resort.
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