Aitor Alonso

Aitor Alonso

Senior Consultant Talent Search at hosco Talent Search - A division of hosco
Lives in Barcelona, Spain

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About me

Leading the Talent Search division in the Southern Europe market. I am based in Barcelona office.
I enjoy over 11 years experience in corporate hotel companies in various sales and operational roles around the globe (mainly France, UK and Spain). I then moved into recruitment and joined Michael Page Spain Hospitality division as a Consultant in Madrid where I was covering all of Spain. I am a graduate in Tourism with a postgraduate in Human Resources and Coaching. I am fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Experience

14 years and 1 month

  • Senior Consultant Talent Search

    hosco Talent Search - A division of hosco - Barcelona, Spain

    Human Resources
    January 2017 - Now · 3 years and 1 month

  • Hospitality & Tourism Consultant

    MICHAEL PAGE - Madrid, Spain

    Human Resources
    January 2016 - January 2017 · 1 year and 1 month

    Specialized in recruitment processes for Managers and Directors.

  • Sales Manager Europe

    W Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

    Sales & Marketing
    January 2014 - January 2016 · 2 years and 1 month

    Involved in direct client liaison. Responding to group enquiries, preparing and sending proposals and conducting site inspections. Rate negotiation, drawing of contracts, pro forma invoicing, pre-payment requests. Maximize conversion of business in line with the hotel’s budgetary goals.

  • Key Account Manager

    Radisson Hotel Group - Paris, France

    Sales & Marketing
    January 2009 - January 2014 · 5 years and 1 month

    Global Sales Office (France & Italy): To promote and sell all hotel’s brands in the Italian & French markets. To set objectives for the Sales Organization Team. To follow up to ensure Sales Coordinators are achieving objectives and developing national and global key accounts activities. To provide feedback to the Director of Global Sales Office on market conditions and participate in Revenue Management Meetings. Business and Marketing strategies and action planning and budgeting Managing own accounts. Radisson Blu, Toulouse Airport: To develop new accounts in the meeting and conference sector, and establish them into key accounts. To further develop existing relationships with conference booking agents and consortia. Undertake show-rounds to sell and promote extensive facilities of the hotel to maximise revenue To work closely with the national sales team to communicate key messages and strategic offers to target accounts.

  • Reservations and Groups Coordinator

    Westin Paris Vendôme - Paris, France

    Sales & Marketing
    January 2006 - January 2009 · 3 years and 1 month

    Sheraton Park Lane London & The Westin Paris - Vendôme Reservations & Groups Agent: To organize Meeting and Events together with the F&B department that will drive customers to repeat visits. Communicate on a daily basis with operational departments to provide high quality in our services to customers. Handling queries via e-mail, fax as well as phone calls in order to maximise the Individual and Group Sales budget. Ensuring an excellent quality in the reservation process for a unique experience in our hotels. Resolving any inconvenient during the reservation process. Guest Service Agent: Greeting, welcoming and registering guests upon arrival verifying registration cards, address, and credit information. Handling cash and dealing with customers’ requests.

Education

  • Posgrado en Coaching

    Institut Integratiu - Barcelona, Spain

    October 2015 - June 2016

  • Human Resources

    Camara de comercio de Gijón - Asturias, Spain

    January 2002 - June 2003

  • Hospitality & Tourism Management

    Universidad de Oviedo - Oviedo, Spain

    October 1998 - June 2002

Languages

4 languages

  • Spanish

    Native or fluent

  • French

    Full professional

  • English

    Full professional

  • Italian

    Professional working

Personal information

Nationalities

  • Spanish

Date of birth

July 17th 1980

Skills

1 skill

  • Experience in 5* hotels
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