Industry Update
Appointment 6 September 2019

Amanda Ratliff

Appointed Catering Sales Manager
At The Karol Hotel in Clearwater - FL, USA

Amanda Ratliff

The Karol's new Catering Sales Manager Amanda Ratliff is responsible for sales and detailing catering opportunities, as well as managing all group room bookings and business accounts and maximizing related revenue streams. After graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Hospitality Management, Ratliff began building her career in sales and catering with positions at several different hotel companies, including Wyndham and Hyatt. Most recently she was Special Events Sales Manager at Mainsail's Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, where she directed all-day meetings for groups of up to 30 guests, while overseeing private dining functions and coordinating events at the EDGE rooftop bar and Epicurean Theatre.

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University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Amanda Ratliff (Class of 2016) is a graduate of University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management in Orlando, Florida - United States
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