Shouma Moniz appointed new Director of Sales & Marketing, Hyatt Place Waikiki beach - Insights

Shouma Moniz appointed new Director of Sales & Marketing, Hyatt Place Waikiki beach

 width=In his current role, the native Hawaiian leads the hotel’s sales and marketing strategies, managing a team of three sales associates and working directly with Kokua Hospitality’s corporate regional sales manager. Moniz, who brings such accolades as Evolution Hospitality’s national salesperson of the year for 2014, contributes to the hotel’s holistic business strategies and focuses on optimising revenue while forging lasting relationships with local business partners and clients.

Moniz’s experience in hotel sales and passion for hospitality stems from his time growing up in both Oahu and Guam, where his initial love for the tourism industry began to grow.

Moniz graduated from the University of California Davis with a Bachelor of Arts in both economics and international relations, with a minor in Japanese. After completing his Master in Business Administration in 2015, he dove directly back into the hospitality industry with a goal of assuming a role as director of sales and marketing by the time he reached 30 years old.

While in San Francisco, Moniz met the aforementioned goal and took on the role of director of sales and marketing at Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF.Ê He next joined Sage Hospitality as DOSM at the Homewood Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport North before moving back to Hawaii in 2017 to pursue his current role with Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach.

ÒAs a young, determined leader, Shouma’s sales skills, knowledge of local markets, and passion for hospitality is invaluable to the Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach team,Ó said Kirk Pederson, president of Kokua Hospitality.Ê ÒWe’re confident that he will continue driving this hotel to the top of Waikiki’s thriving and competitive hotel market.Ó

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