Kimpton Solamar Hotel announces the promotion of Sarah Becker to associate director of sales. In her new role, Sarah 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 opportunities for the 235-room downtown boutique hotel.
With more than eight years of hospitality experience, Becker brings extensive sales background, a passion for the hospitality industry and a deep knowledge and understanding of the Kimpto n brand to her new role. Becker joined Kimpton Solamar in 2016 as group sales manager and worked to secure new group and corporate business, maintain client relationships and increase customer appreciation for the Kimpton brand. Prior to joining Kimpton Solamar, Becker held various sales roles at Embassy Suites San Diego Bay Downtown and at the Residence Inn & SpringHill Suites by Marriott.
Sarah holds a bachelor's degree in hospitality and tourism management from San Diego State University. When she isn't busy booking business at Kimpton Solamar, Sarah enjoys traveling to new places, running along the San Diego Bay, and spending time with her friends and family.
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