Industry Update
Appointment 3 April 2019

Hugo Corrales

Named Director of Sales and Marketing
At Thompson Playa del Carmen, Mexico

 Hugo Corrales

Hugo Corrales brings more than two decades of luxury hospitality experience to Thompson Playa del Carmen and Thompson Beach House as Director of Sales and Marketing. Based out of Miami, FL, Corrales has a deep-rooted understanding of the marketplace, having held roles in both the local and national sales arenas.

As Director of Sales and Marketing at Thompson Playa del Carmen, Corrales oversees the day-to-day strategic sales and marketing, including the international communications and branding efforts of the property, which opened in 2015. Beginning his career at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, where he quickly exceeded all sales goals, Corrales continued to rise in high stakes roles within some of the world's leading hospitality brands including The Ritz Carlton Hotels of Miami, Four Seasons Hotel Miami, LXR Luxury Resorts and Trust Hospitality. Now, as a member of Hyatt hotels, Corrales is proud to bring the international lifestyle offerings of Thompson Playa del Carmen to bring the World of Hyatt to valued hotel guests.

Known for its one destination - two ways lifestyle, the 92-room Thompson Playa del Carmen Main House and 27-room Thompson Beach House redefines the approach to luxury hospitality in Mexico. As a true believer that every employee across property should be trained in the organization's overall goals, Corrales brings purpose and passion to the Thompson brand, making him an invaluable asset to Thompson Playa del Carmen and Thompson Beach House.

Thompson Hotels

Thompson Hotels includes 60 Thompson, 6 Columbus, and Gild Hall in New York City and the famed Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, and Thompson Beverly Hills in Los Angeles. Thompson Hotels is a partnership consisting of Larry, Michael, Jason Pomeranc and Stephen Brandman.
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