Industry Update
Appointment17 November 2016

Angela Garcia Carrasco

Appointed General Manager
At Royal Hideaway Playacar in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Angela Garcia Carrasco Ms. Garcia-Carrasco brings 22 years of international hospitality experience to her role leading the hotel, with over 11 years in the function of general manager. She has held positions with many of the world’s leading hotel brands, including Hilton, InterContinental Hotels, NH Hotels and others. She joins Royal Hideaway Playacar after holding management positions at top hotels and resorts across Europe. Her expertise also includes advanced hospitality management, protocol and diplomacy studies at top-notch institutions including Cornell University, the International School of Protocol & Diplomacy and many others.

Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education

Angela Garcia Carrasco (Class of 2015) is a graduate of Cornell | School of Executive and Professional Education in Ithaca, New York - United States
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Barceló Group

The Barceló Group, founded in 1931 by Simón Barceló in the island of Mallorca (Spain), is a vertically integrated tourism group that is made up of the Barceló Hotel Group, which has more than 245 hotels and more than 54,000 rooms in 22 countries; and by the travel division Ávoris, which has more than 700 travel agencies on 4 continents, several tour operators and receptive operators, and even an airline.
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Recent Appointments at Barcelo

Mariam Stamboltsyan - Director of Sales

7 November 2018 — Occidental IMPZ Dubai, Conference and Events Centre, part of Barcelo Hotel Group, has appointed Mariam Stamboltsyan as the new director of sales. Previously, the Armenian national has worked in various hotel companies including Hyatt, formerly Carlson Rezidor, Hilton brands in Yerevan and Melia Hotels International in Dubai.
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Alejandro Sánchez - Gastronomic Director

8 August 2018 — Royal Hideaway Playacar, one of Barceló Hotel Group's star properties and a longtime leader of the Riviera Maya's hotel industry, is happy to announce that Chef Alejandro Sánchez has joined its team as the Gastronomic Director of the luxury resort.
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Claudia Pacheco - Director Of Sales & Marketing

17 November 2016 — As Director of Sales and Marketing for Royal Hideaway Playacar, Claudia Pacheco arrives after achieving success in numerous positions within the industry, most recently at Starwood Resorts Mexico, where she held the position of Director of US Leisure Sales.
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