Declan Hurley

Vice President Sales, Rotana

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Declan Hurley is Passionate about Sales, People and Success. The four key elements to a creating a sales organisation that soars above the competition. He is an inspirational leader who shares stories that stimulate action, cause reflection and encourage change. Always laser focused on revenue goals, supporting individuals extend their thinking, never shying away from a challenge has earned Declan the respect of his peers and colleagues. Declan currently leads the Sales momentum of Rotana Hotels & Resorts, based in the United Arab Emirates. During a career spanning over 20 years, he has worked across a variety of markets in Africa, Asia, Europe, and The Middle East. Declan’s exposure to diverse market dynamics has given him a global and holistic perspective of market trends as well as an understanding of the evolving needs and wants of the modern traveller. Previously, as Vice President Global Sales Offices for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, he was responsible for leading teams in 24 markets. Prior to this role, Declan was instrumental in building the international and regional visibility of Ritz-Carlton’s properties in Europe and The Middle East as the Vice-President Sales and Marketing for the region. A highlight of that period was the successful take-overs and subsequent rebranding of four properties along with the opening of nine hotels. Having lived on four continents, Declan and his wife are based in Abu Dhabi since 2017. Travel, food, photography and general curiosity on just about any topic, keeps him busy seven days a week.

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Road to Recovery – Igniting the Right Strategies " Middle East"

17 June 2020, 07:40 AM
Cem Cetinturk Matthew-Clive Roberts Natalie Nasser Alex Lee Declan Hurley Mark Ryan