Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii recently welcomed John Hawley as the resort’s director of sales. Hawley brings to the resort more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry.
For the last five years, Hawley served as director of sales and marketing at Hilton Baltimore. His previous experience includes working for conference centers to full-service convention hotels.
Hawley has held leadership roles at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, where his teams won “Sales Team of the Quarter” three times during his tenure (Q2 1999, Q1 2000, Q4 2000). Hawley was also named Chairman’s Circle in 1999 and 2000.
Additionally, Hawley also worked at the Renaissance in Washington, D.C. and the National Conference Center, where he led his team to “Sales Team of the Year” three years in a row. Complementing his hotel experience, Hawley also spent four years as executive director of business development for a marketing communication company that specialized in hospitality prior to joining Hilton.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach 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 fireworks show.