The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has appointed Elie Kik as director of sales and marketing for the property. With over 20 years of luxury hospitality experience, Elie brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new position. In this role, he is responsible for developing and implementing innovative sales and marketing strategies for The Carlyle.
“With Elie’s depth of luxury hospitality experience in both sales and operations, he is the perfect match for The Carlyle,” said Giovanni Beretta, managing director. “I am thrilled to welcome him to the team and we look forward to the exciting initiatives he will bring to our renowned hotel.”
Elie joins The Carlyle from The St. Regis New York, where he held the position of Director of Sales. During his time in this role, he re-established and oversaw the department, implemented a successful solicitation strategy and created a strategic sales and marketing plan to grow market share. He also assumed the role of interim director of sales and marketing for several months during a transitional period at the hotel. In addition, Elie has held positions in various departments including food and beverage, rooms division and sales with La Cigale Hotel Beirut, President Wilson Geneva and Starwood Hotels New York City.
Elie attended Ecole Hôtelière de Genève in Switzerland, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management.