From New York to Dubai to Geneva, Claire Zendali has led a tour-de-force career in the world of event planning. As the current MICE and Events Sales Director at the 5-star Intercontinental Geneva, located just steps from the United Nations Office, Claire works with a largely diplomatic clientele, a challenge that calls for the utmost level of confidentiality and professionalism as well as for strict protocols in welcoming her guests. Claire Zendali, a graduate of Ecole Hôtelière de Genève, talks with hosco.tv about what makes each of the international destinations she’s worked in different, how her team today is organized, and which skills she thinks are absolutely necessary to be great – not just good – at hospitality sales and event planning. To hear more about Claire’s career story, why her job gives her an “adrenaline rush” and her advice to young talents looking to build a career in event planning
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