DohaWork Locations : Hilton Salwa Beach & VillaSalwa Doha tbdA Reservations Manager is responsible for achieving occupancy targets / levels as identified in the annual budget and marketing plan for Reservations of Hilton's newest resort and entertainment complex in Qatar.
The Salwa Beach Resort is to become one of the largest resorts in the Middle East. It spreads along a 3.5km pristine beach front on the southwest coast of Qatar.
Managed by Hilton, it will have 362 hotel rooms and residential units with private beaches, a world-class leisure and waterpark, sports club, marina, dive center, health club, spa, restaurants, cinemas and retail space.
The resort is scheduled to open in 2020 and can be found on Google and YouTube under its working title 'Salwa Beach Resort'.
What will I be doing?As Reservations Manager, you are responsible for achieving occupancy targets / levels as identified in the annual budget and marketing plan for Reservations.
The Reservations Manager will work with the Sales and Events Teams to develop future and repeat business opportunities. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards : Maximise occupancy levels by reviewing and revising revenue strategiesWork with the Sales and Events Teams to maximise corporate and group ratesManage third party sites and agents to establish rates, negotiate prices, ensure proper implementation of reservations procedures, and maximise conversion ratios in order to achieve targets for the departmentContribute to the selling strategy of the hotel, and manage the departments' adherence to achieving that strategyUnderstand the competitive market place and implement approaches to ensure the hotel stays ahead in the local marketEnsure Team Members are developed effectively and generate a culture of high quality standards for relationship building, customer service, selling techniques, and billing and processing contractsBuild strong relationships with customers, Guests and Team Members in order to gain full understanding of their needs and work to serve them effectivelyAssist in the recruiting, managing, training and developing of the TeamParticipate in the organisation of hotel promotional activitiesWhat are we looking for?
A Reservations Manager serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members.
To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow : Previous experience with reservations in the hotel / leisure sectorStrong leadership skills to effectively manage and motivate a high-performing team positioned to exceed targetsStrong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challengesExcellent selling capabilities and the ability and desire to coach selling techniques to Team MembersExcellent organisation and planning skillsAccountable and resilientFlexibility to respond to a range of different work situationsIt would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions : Knowledge of the hotel property management systemsPrevious experience in the same or similar roleRelevant degree, in a business discipline, from an academic institutionWhat will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels.
For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.
And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!EOE / AA / Disabled / VeteransSchedule : Full-timeBrand : Hilton Hotels & ResortsShift : Day JobJob Level : ManagerJob : Call Center and Reservations