David Romo Perez

David Romo Perez

Market Associate (Account Management) at Expedia Inc.
Lives in Madrid, Spain
over 6 months ago

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Experience

  • Market Associate (Account Management)

    Expedia Inc. - Barcelona, Spain

    Sales & Marketing
    June 2016 - April 2018 · 1 year and 11 months

    Managed a portfolio of 180 properties with a mix of apartments, independent and chain hotels in Barcelona, reporting to various Market Managers and working with KPIs by quarter. Responsibilities: - Optimized portfolio’s content, rate and availability competitiveness on the Expedia sites to maximize customer conversion. - Increased the Expedia penetration in the properties to maximize the Revenue with an Action Plan by quarter. - Negotiated deals and supported the brands’ merchandising efforts promoting campaigns with partners. - Secured inventory during compression dates. - Satisfied efficiently the requirements of the properties and coordinated their good communication with other departments. - Built a positive and profitable relationship with the partners looking the win win. - Daily reporting about local (Barcelona) and regional (Spain and Portugal) market.

  • Junior Revenue (Head office)

    Catalonia Hotels & Resorts - Barcelona, Spain

    Revenue Management
    February 2014 - July 2016 · 2 years and 6 months

    Managed a portfolio of 8 hotels from Barcelona, supervised by the Revenue Manager. Two of them in the top 20 at Tripadvisor in Barcelona (Catalonia Square and Catalonia Magdalenes). Responsibilities: - Controlled and analysed chain’s occupational values specialized in Barcelona market. - Managed availability, allotments and overbookings. - Managed and controlled hotels’ rates by using SAP and GDS systems. - Revised on a daily basis pick-up, forecasts, ADR and other production levels. - Controlled price discrepancies across various points of sale. - Quotations for group and individual reservations.

  • Sales Assistant

    Zara Australia - New South Wales, Australia

    Retail
    May 2012 - April 2013 · 12 months

    Responsibilities: - Set-up in-store visual merchandising. - Customer Service and cashier.

  • Customer Service Agent

    Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya - Barcelona, Spain

    Reservations
    June 2009 - November 2009 · 6 months

    Responsibilities: - Information Point. - Arranged group reservations.

  • Congress Planner

    Mondial and Cititravel Congress - Barcelona, Spain

    Events
    September 2008 - February 2009 · 6 months

    Responsibilities: - Organized and attended the different needs of the organizations. - Managed Business to Business Accommodation. - Managed and coordinated subscription and payments to all congressmen. - Coordinated the well-functioning and kick-start of the congress previous to and during the convention.

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Business Management

    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

    September 2014 - September 2015

  • Certificate II and III in Business

    Australian Pacific Coll - New South Wales, Australia

    January 2013 - December 2013

  • Bachelor Degree in Tourism - Tourism Management

    CETT-UB Tourism / Hospitality / Gastronomy - Educational & Research - Barcelona, Spain

    January 2005 - September 2010

Languages

  • Catalan
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Spanish
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • English
    Professional working
    60%

Skills

  • Analytical
  • manage multiple priorities
  • Results oriented
  • Strong negotiator
  • Team player

Other

  • Academic Awards

    Best Final Degree Project in Tourism Management 2009 for “Gaspar Espuña – CETT Foundation”. Title: Couch tourism in Barcelona (Solidarity tourism without economic transitions).

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