Virgin Hotels Taps Carrillo As VP, Sales/Marketing
Thursday April 18th, 2013 - 10:43AM Y
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NEW YORK—Virgin Hotels has appointed Doug Carrillo as vp, sales and marketing.
Carrillo has more than 28 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has served in senior executive sales and marketing positions with Morgans Hotels Group, Desires Hotels, Carnival Hotels and Casinos, and Interstate Hotels.
"Doug is one of the few sales and marketing executives in the industry today with a keen understanding of lifestyle and branded hotels and the corresponding nuances of both genres," said Raul Leal, CEO, Virgin Hotels.
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