DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort has hired Holly Sabbagh as senior sales manager. Sabbagh brings more than a decade of hospitality industry experience to the position.
In her new role, Sabbagh will develop and implement sales strategies and tactics aimed at elevating Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort as a premier destination for group meetings and special events. As the resort nears completion of a $25 million renovation, Sabbagh will be responsible for generating new and repeat group business and developing sales and marketing plans designed to meet revenue goals.
"Holly is a highly effective and experienced sales professional with a strong track record of creating and nurturing client relationships," said Jim Berkley, Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort general manager. "Her addition to our sales and marketing team comes at an ideal time as we complete a multi-million dollar renovation that includes significant enhancements to our 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space."
Prior to joining Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, Sabbagh was assistant director of sales at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Novi, Mich. In that role, she was responsible for corporate group sales and led a large sales team focused on securing group contracts for the hotel's 20,000 square feet of banquet space.
Additionally, Sabbagh has held leadership positions with several hotels in Michigan and North Carolina. She served as director of sales for Staybridge Suites in Kalamazoo, Mich., director of catering for the Sheraton in Chapel Hill, N.C., and general manager of Best Western in Oxford, N.C. She also has held convention services manager positions with The Westin in Southfield, Mich. and Marriott Convention Center in Durham, N.C.
About Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort:
Located in the heart of Daytona Beach and steps away from the city's best oceanside shopping and visitor attractions, Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is a family-oriented and pet-friendly property offering world-class amenities on Florida's famed Atlantic coastline. The hotel is home to 744 rooms, including 32 suites and 30 beachfront cabana suites, as well as two resort-style pools, beachside cabanas, a spa, gift shop, fitness center, seasonal events, kid-friendly activities and several premiere restaurant and bar venues for every taste. In addition, Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort offers more than 60,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor space for meetings, weddings and other special events. For more information, visit DaytonaHilton.com or call 386-254-8200.