Anne Janis named Director of Sales & Marketing at Hotel Granduca Houston

Anne Janis
Anne Janis

Hotel Granduca Houston has announced the appointment of Anne Janis to Director of Sales & Marketing. Drawing on more than two decades of industry sales experience, much of it earned at one of the world’s premier luxury hotel companies, Janis brings with her an extensive hospitality background. In her new role, she is responsible for leading the onsite sales and marketing team, pinpointing sales targets, and creating and executing innovative strategies to drive occupancy and increase revenues at the crown jewel of the Granduca Hotels hospitality group.

“Anne Janis brings a tremendous amount of insight and expertise on the luxury travel market. Her proven track record of success with one of the world’s most recognizable hospitality brands will be an incredible asset to our team,” said Martin Nicholson, General Manager. “We look forward to utilizing her skills and knowledge to continue to elevate Hotel Granduca Houston, further establishing the property as a leading hotel in Houston.”

Janis joins Hotel Granduca Houston following 14 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, including seven years as Regional Director of Sales managing a global portfolio of over 95 Four Seasons properties from the luxury hotel group’s Worldwide Sales Office in Dallas, Texas. During that time, Janis worked with a number of Fortune 100 clients and international delegations, and orchestrated sales development trips and tradeshows involving global Four Seasons hotel partners and key client accounts.

Prior to her time at the Worldwide Sales Office, Janis was Director of Sales at Four Seasons Hotel Houston from 2000 to 2007 and Sales Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas from 1999 to 2000. She was thrice honored with a Four Seasons President’s Club Award for surpassing revenue and growth objectives. Janis also worked as opening Director of Corporate Sales for Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida from 1990 to 1998 and as a Sales Manager for Hyatt Hotels from 1984 to 1988.

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Born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan, Janis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from the University of South Florida in Tampa. She resides in Houston, Texas, where she enjoys traveling, golfing, yoga and hiking during her spare time.

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