Industry Update
Appointment 8 April 2021

Edward Donaldson

Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing
At Alaia Belize in San Pedro Town

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Edward Donaldson

Alaia Belize, one of the largest waterfront resorts and residential properties on the principal island of Belize, announced seasoned professional, Edward Donaldson, as the director of sales and marketing. In his new role, Donaldson will develop a strategic plan to drive online bookings and lead marketing and revenue management for the idyllic beachfront development.Debuting as one of the most highly anticipated projects in the region, Alaia Belize will be the first-everMarriott International property in the country under the Autograph Collection brand opening May 2021.

Bringing over 30 years of experience in global leisure, luxury sales and tapping into the Caribbean market, Donaldson previously served as the director of sales and marketing for Hilton's first property in Belize - Mahogany Bay Village. He also led marketing and sales efforts for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts' Tucker's Point in Bermuda and Mandarin Oriental, Canouan in St. Vincent and Grenadines, as well as consulted for Mint Hotels & Residences, a new brand based in Dominican Republic. Additionally, Donaldson held the position as vice president of marketing for the Americas for Small Luxury Hotels of the World, a collection of over 320 luxury hotels in 57 countries across the globe.

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