Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort recently announced Grace Barraza as the resort’s national sales manager. Barraza has more than 22 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including 15 years with Hilton Worldwide.
Prior to joining Hilton Hawaiian Village, Barraza was employed with Hilton Anaheim in California where she handled group bookings and sales for associations based in the Washington D.C. area. During her time at Hilton Anaheim, Barraza repeatedly exceeded her goals and developed strong client relationships resulting in repeat group business.
As national sales manager, Barraza will oversee the implementation of national sales programs as well as the recruitment and orientation of all sales employees. She will also establish sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales goals for the hotel’s key regions and territories.
“It is a true pleasure to welcome Grace to the Hilton Hawaiian Village ohana,” said Tracy Walker, general manager of Hilton Hawaiian Village, in a written release. “Her experience in the hospitality industry has provided her with a keen understanding of hotel sales and the groups market, which will greatly benefit our hotel."
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Waikiki offering the perfect mix of exceptional resort accommodations and classic hospitality on Waikiki’s widest stretch of beach.
The resort features more than 90 shops and services, 20 restaurants, lounges and bars; and every Friday evening, it sets the stage for a celebration of Hawaiian culture and entertainment ending in a spectacular fireworks show.