|Magda Hanna, Palace Resorts' new regional director of sales for the West Coast|
Palace Resorts, which has all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico, recently announced the addition of Magda Hanna as regional director of sales for the West Coast and Linda Finley as director of sales for the Southeast region.
In their new roles, both Hanna and Finley will lead sales initiatives relating to the meetings, incentives, conventions and events (MICE) market for the brand’s eight oceanfront resort properties in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Palace Resorts’ sales directors are responsible for developing and executing effective sales strategies and new business plans with a focus on the MICE segment. Additionally, Hanna and Finley will be frequently collaborating with the Palace Resorts field sales team who work closely with the travel agent community.
|Linda Finley, Palace Resorts' new director of sales for the Southeast region|
With more than 12 years of experience in the meetings and incentives industry, Hanna brings a strong sales background, a deep familiarization with the meetings and incentives segment, a passion for generating new business opportunities and a proven track record in achieving results to her new position.
Prior to joining the Palace Resorts team, Hanna most recently served as an independent contractor and an account executive for OPUS Events Agency where she sold meetings and incentives worldwide to corporate accounts in the U.S. Western region. Since launching her career as a sales and operations manager with The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Hanna has held the titles of business development director for EGENCIA Meetings & Incentives, director of meetings and incentives for Barcelo Hotels & Resorts/Playa Hotels & Resorts and Western regional sales manager for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
Finley launched her career as associate director of sales and marketing with Bonaventure Resort & Spa where she built a solid foundation leading sales. Throughout the course of her nearly 20 years in the industry, Finley has also held the titles of director of group sales for Occidental Hotels & Resorts and director of sales for the Sheraton Orlando North.