Dimitris Mavrikis

General Manager - Sales & Marketing Director at Grand Hotel Djibloho
Lives in Djibloho, Equatorial Guinea
over 6 months ago

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Senior level executive in the hotel and vacation ownership industries. Multi territory and multi property experience. 15 years of experience in the hotel industry, overseeing a portfolio of up to 8hotels. Property types included group, leisure and commercial hotels and resorts, including golf resorts. Specialize in pre-opening, hotel transitions, independent and branded properties. Also spent 4 years in vacation ownership marketing with specialization in internal marketing programs, owner referrral and rental sales and marketing.

Experience

  • General Manager - Sales & Marketing Director

    Grand Hotel Djibloho - Djibloho, Equatorial Guinea

    Administration & General
    January 2016 - Now

    5stars (Equatorial Guinea) 450 Rooms and Suites plus 50 villas (600 square meters each). Prospect the local market for new customers and development opportunities, organising activities and special events to increase occupancy Controling the operation of the Hotel departments ensuring the highest standards. Monitoring personnel to ensure guests receive the best attention and service. Built relationships with companies, travel agents, tour operators and airlines Generating and sustaining trust amongst both employees and customers Manage the team in achieving targeted improvements in cost, quality and productivity. Supporting Developing and Executing Sales Strategies. Provide Exceptional Customer Service. Ensure compliance with legislation, health and safety and statutory regulations

  • Managing Director

    Hellenic Villas and Hotels PC - Athens, Greece

    Management
    December 2012 - January 2016

    • Administering, managing hotels and villas. Enforcing policies and procedures • Carrying out budget planning, maintaining cost control and keeping statistical and financial records. • Establishing priorities consistent with hotels and villas objectives • Building strong relationships with companies that supply tourism business • Setting sales goals. Promoting services and facilities to potential customers, tour operators, travel agencies, companies and individuals. • Overlooking Food & Beverage Facilities. Ensuring cleanliness and maintaining diligent compliance with laws and statutory regulations • Identifying and delivering new sales opportunities from existing client contacts. • Providing complete end-to-end servicing for institutional investors and funds that include or are considering the inclusion of Real Estate, Hotel and other Touristic opportunities within their portfolio of assets. • Effectively organizing optimal returns through realistic underwriting, intelligent marketing and excellent ex

  • New Business Director

    Wyndham - RCI - Kettering, United Kingdom

    Management
    February 2009 - December 2012

    • Responsible for New Business Development in Central, Southern, Eastern Europe, Turkey and North Africa. • Analyzed and monitored local and foreign markets to identify new business opportunities. • Initiated and implemented business plans including sales and marketing strategy in Europe. • Managed new business development in Countries where Fractional Ownership and Timeshare did not exist. Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Vietnam and Ethiopia • Established and developed strong relationships with Developers and Sales and Marketing companies. • Fostered strong business relationship with State Tourism Organizations, Tourism Institutions, Timeshare and Fractional Organizations, Insurance companies, Trustees, Brokers and high net worth individuals • Initiated and implemented business plans including sales and marketing strategy for developers the Shared Ownership industry. • Effectively trained, monitored and supported New Developers and Sales and Marketing Teams. • Actively participated in company's business dev

Education

  • Master of Science

    University of Surrey, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management - England, United Kingdom

    October 1998 - November 2001

    International Hotel Management N.Compl.

  • Certificate

    University Of The West Indies, St. Augustine - Department of Management Studies

    December 1992 - February 1993

    Food & Beverage Management Restaurant Management

  • University of Patras - Athens, Greece

    September 1983 - June 1987

    Degree in Hotel Management - Hospitality and Tourism

Languages

  • English
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Italian
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • Greek
    Native or fluent
    100%
  • French
    Full professional
    80%
  • Spanish
    Professional working
    60%
  • German
    Limited working
    40%

Skills

  • Fidelio
  • Micros
  • Opera
  • USALI 11th Edition
  • Windows and MS Office
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