New Director of Sales for Marriott's Hawaii and South Pacific Properties

Marriott International Inc. has promoted John Limper to area director of sales and marketing for North Asia, Hawaii and South Pacific. Limper has 28 years of hospitality industry experience and succeeds Connie Flattery.

In his new position, Limper will be responsible for the implementation of strategic hotel sales, marketing, advertising and public relations. Based in Honolulu, he will report directly to Vice President Chris Tatum with responsibility for 31 properties representing the following brands: JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts in the luxury tier; Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Renaissance Hotels & Resorts in the upscale deluxe tier; Courtyard by Marriott Hotels in the upper moderate category; and Marriott Executive Apartments for extended-stay travelers. The hotels are located in Hawaii, Australia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, and Guam.
Prior to his new post, Limper served as director of sales and marketing for the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Limper began his career with Marriott International in 1986 and worked in sales and marketing at several properties: Marriott’s Orlando World Center, Marriott Marco Island Resort, San Antonio Marriott River Center, El Paso Marriott, and Seattle Marriott. He is the recipient of several hospitality industry awards including Marriott International’s 2004 Property Sales Leader of the Year, and Best Internet Strategy awards in 2004 and 2005.
Limper serves on the marketing committee of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, Oahu Visitors Bureau and Pacific Asia Travel Association
Limper earned his Bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College in Illinois. He resides in Kapolei, Oahu with his family.

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