Industry Update
Appointment21 October 2019

James Rattray

Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing
At YOTEL Washington D.C. Capitol Hill - WA, USA

James Rattray

YOTEL has appointed James Rattray as the new Director of Sales and Marketing for YOTEL Washington D.C. Capitol Hill. A hospitality industry veteran, Rattray has over 15 years of experience in sales and marketing positions for Marriott International, Hyatt Hotels and Starwood Hotels & Resorts across the mid-Atlantic, most recently holding the position of Director of Sales & Social Media for Moxy Washington DC, Downtown.

Rattray will lead the sales and marketing strategies at Liaison Washington Capitol Hill, a YOTEL affiliate, overseeing the strategic repositioning of the property as it transforms and rebrands to YOTEL Washington D.C. His role will reflect an emphasis on maximizing hotel revenue through groups and sales business as well as collaborating with community partners to create meaningful experiences for guests.

YOTEL Limited

Inspired by the luxury of first class travel and uncompromisingly designed around guests, YOTEL takes the essential elements of luxury hotels into smaller, smart spaces and deliver a sense of community with areas for co-working, social gatherings and exercise.
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