Joined The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort as Director of Sales & Marketing
The award-winning property opened in November 2016 on a private island surrounded by lush tropical landscape and sparkling white-sand beaches. The resort quickly made a name for itself as a top destination for travelers seeking a once-in-a-lifetime getaway where time-honored traditions and imaginative craftmanship inspire unforgettable moments.
Malmgren most recently led the Sales and Marketing department at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi from 2018 to 2020 as Commercial Director. Prior to the Maldives, she served as Director of Luxury Sales for Hilton Hotels & Resorts, EMEA for the global portfolio of Waldorf Astoria and Conrad hotels and resorts in assigned geographic markets. She was the Director of Sales for Hilton Worldwide, SEA from 2013 to 2015. She also led and managed the Southeast Asia regional sales team, drove revenue growth to Hilton managed hotels in Asia Pacific and to 14 hotel brands globally, proactively developing, shaping, and closing new and repeat business.
Additionally, Malmgren assisted with the Opening of Waldorf Astoria Beijing in the Commercial function and also held positions including Director of Business Development for Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund in 2011 to 2013, and Director of Sales & Marketing for Bristol Buenaventura, Panama.