Joined Rosewood Hotels & Resorts as Director of Global Sales
Helena Suarez has been appointed Director of Global Sales for Rosewood Hotel Group. Helena will be based at the Global Sales office in London, managing the UK Leisure Market (high-end retail agencies & wholesalers). "We are delighted to have Helena join the the Global Sales team and share her extensive experience in the travel industry" says Thuy Tranthi Rieder, group vice president of sales and marketing of Rosewood Hotel Group. "Her background in the UK and European markets will complement our growing portfolio of properties". Helena brings more than 17 years of experience in the travel industry, in the UK and European markets. She started her sales & marketing career with COMO Hotels & Resorts, following this Helena has held positions with Oberoi Hotels & Resorts and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group for 6.5 years where she specialised in the high-end UK leisure market, working closely with new hotel openings and championing the launch of their Fan Club Program in Europe. Most recently, Helena held a position as Director, Luxury Sales for Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel, acquired in 2016 by Accorhotels, responsible for promoting their upscale and luxury brands, managing a portfolio of 500+ hotels, private homes and villas. Helena was awarded an honours degree in hospitality management from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management and has recently attained a certificate from Cornell University. Originally born in Sweden, Helena has lived in Belgium, Spain, Thailand, Italy and UK and is fluent in three languages, English, Spanish and Swedish.