Industry Update
Appointment10 September 2012

Mark Turina

Appointed Sales and Catering Manager
At Best Western The Plaza Hotel and the OHANA Honolulu Airport Hotel - HI, USA

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Mark TurinaSimeon Miranda, general manager of the Best Western The Plaza Hotel and the OHANA Honolulu Airport Hotel , is pleased to welcome Mark Turina as sales and catering manager for the two Outrigger-managed properties. In this newly created role, Mr. Turina will report directly to Stephanie Nojima, director of sales and marketing, and is responsible for selling, promoting and optimizing revenue for the food and beverage and catering departments. Formerly a guest service representative with another Outrigger-managed property, the Holiday Inn® Waikiki Beachcomber Resort, Mark Turina has gained valuable hospitality experience working in various supervisory positions, including front desk night auditor and relief hotel manager. Prior to joining the Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort, Turina worked for the City of Portland Parks and Recreation Department as camp coordinator and was later promoted to marketing and promotions coordinator where he gained experience in initiating new marketing programs.

Outrigger Hospitality Group

For more than 70 years, Outrigger Hospitality Group has charted a journey of discovery – expanding from Hawaii to premier resort destinations in Fiji, Thailand, Guam, Mauritius and the Maldives. The privately held hospitality company currently operates and/or has in development 38 properties with approximately 6,500 rooms – inviting guests to ‘Escape Ordinary’ with authentic Signature Experiences and the Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program.
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