NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 17, 2013) - Veteran Hawaii hospitality executive Marcus Y. Ito has been promoted by TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION™ to global sales director, Asia-Pacific. Adding to his leisure sales responsibilities at Trump International Hotel™ Waikiki Beach Walk, Ito will be taking on a broader role, representing the entire TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION brand to the Asia-Pacific markets.
"We are delighted to welcome Marcus to the Trump corporate team," said Jim Petrus, chief operating officer. "His leadership has been a significant factor in the success of Trump Waikiki, and we anticipate that this expansion of his role will greatly benefit the TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION brand and our entire expanding portfolio in our Asia-Pacific sales efforts."
For three years prior, Ito served as director of international marketing for Wyndham Vacation Resorts in Honolulu, playing an integral role in establishing the company's presence in the Japan marketplace. His experience also includes three years as director of Asia Pacific sales and services for The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Maui.
Ito is a graduate of the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Asian Studies.
About TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION™
Launched in October 2007, TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION™ is the next generation of luxury hospitality -- one that is raising the bar in the top-tier travel experience with a level of customized service unrivaled in the market today. Presided over by internationally renowned developer Donald J. Trump and his three grown children -- Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric -- the prestigious portfolio includes the highly acclaimed Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, Trump International Hotel™ Las Vegas, Trump International Hotel™ Waikiki Beach Walk®, Trump SoHo® New York, Trump Ocean Club® International Hotel & Tower Panama, and the newly opened Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto®. TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION recently acquired and assumed operations of Miami's iconic Doral® Golf Resort & Spa. Trump International Hotel™ Washington, D.C., a redevelopment of the historic Old Post Office building, is slated to open in 2016. Reservations can be made at www.TRUMPHOTELCOLLECTION.com or by calling (855) TRUMP-00 (878-6700). TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION is headquartered at Trump Tower, 725 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Connect with TRUMP HOTEL COLLECTION on its social media pages.