Chris Moraes

Chris Moraes

Sr. Assistant Director Of Sales at Somewhere Hotel Dubai - Barsha Heights (Tecom)
Lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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Throughout my 16-year career, I have established a reputation as a transformational leader who is driven by challenge, undeterred by obstacles, and committed to furthering standards of excellence. My expertise encompasses all aspects of business development and administration, from controlling costs and maximizing revenues to harnessing team strengths to improve companywide performance. Further, my ability to build consensus among executive teams and stakeholders to promote transparency and influence positive change has been repeatedly proven.


  • Sr. Assistant Director Of Sales

    Somewhere Hotel Dubai - Barsha Heights (Tecom) - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Sales & Marketing
    February 2017 - Now · 1 year and 10 months

    Spearhead a team of five staff members and steer sales operations while establishing targets/plans to achieve department budget objectives. Accomplish FIT & group business goals by analysing performance and implementing effective strategies in line with emerging market trends. Maximise market shares by recommending, designing, and executing advance marketing campaigns and strategic promotions. Optimise sales productivity by assessing contending prices, offers, service level output, and constraints. Acquire and discover new market opportunities by delivering support, guidance, and market research analysis to employees. Formulate and forecast yearly budget in co-operation with senior management.

  • Senior Sales Manager – Travel Trade

    Gloria Hotels & Resorts – Dubai, UAE - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Sales & Marketing
    March 2014 - December 2016 · 2 years and 11 months

    Oversaw sales and marketing of hotel services with a goal to achieve revenue targets. Improved workflow by delivering support to employee and progress reports to upper hierarchy. Generated new business leads form Africa, Iran, India, and China markets by building customer plans, implementing marketing strategies, and maintaining positive relations with clients. Accomplished and exceeded sales objectives by mentoring and motivating new sales representatives. Conducted performance evaluations and provided guidance with a focus on business development.


  • Bachelor of Arts

    Graduate - Mumbai, India

    January 1998 - January 2001


  • Hindi
    Professional working
  • English
    Professional working


  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Market Research & Trend Analysis
  • Sales & Marketing Administration
  • Staff Leadership & Team Management
  • Staff Training/Development
  • Tactical Planning & Implementation
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