• Sarah Becker announced Associate Director of Sales of Kimpton Solamar Hotel

     
    POSTED March 21, 2019
     

    Photo courtesy Kimpton Solamar Hotel

    Photo courtesy Kimpton Solamar Hotel

Kimpton Solamar Hotel has promoted Sarah Becker to associate director of sales. Becker was the group sales manager of Kimpton Solamar since 2016 and worked to secure new group and corporate business, maintain client relationships and increase customer appreciation. In her new position, Becker will be responsible for business development, training and mentoring the sales team, creating and implementing new revenue plans, leading and executing sales strategies and bringing in new business. 

“Sarah is a strategic forward-thinker and has a strong dedication to providing memorable guest experiences at our stunning downtown property. I’ve always been impressed with Sarah’s drive, sales prowess and contagious positive outlook and look forward to watching her grow in her new role," says Katie Connor, director of sales and marketing at Kimpton Solamar. 

Becker has served various sales roles at Embassy Suites San Diego Bay Downtown and Residence Inn & SpringHill Suites by Marriott. She has a bachelor's degree in hospitality and tourism management from San Diego State University. 

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