Daniella Tonetto joins The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central and Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central as General Manager of Sales & Marketing
The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central and Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Daniella Tonetto as General Manager of Sales & Marketing. In her new role, Ms. Tonetto will be responsible for driving the overall sales and marketing strategies for both Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central and The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central, slated to open in the third quarter of this year.
Ms. Tonetto’s more than 20-year career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts is impressive. Most recently, she held a dual role as Regional Director of Sales & Marketing and as leader of the Starwood Sales Organization for the Pacific Region overseeing 21 hotels and resorts in Australia, Fiji and New Caledonia. In these roles, Ms. Tonetto played a key role in driving domestic and outbound sales for Starwood Hotels & Resorts globally. She also oversaw the opening of five hotels and resorts in 2014 alone – the largest number of new hotels in 10 years for Starwood in the Pacific Region. She also worked with the Acquisition & Development Team in identifying and pursuing future opportunities, including the signing on of a further five hotels and resorts in the region.
Mr. Josef Dolp, Managing Director of The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central and Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central, said, “We are very fortunate to have Daniella with us here in Macau. She is well-known at Starwood Hotels & Resorts and widely credited for her impressive track record and tremendously successful sales and marketing initiatives. Her drive, combined with the ability to forge strong relationships in a diverse cultural sphere is a true asset for our team.”
“I am delighted to be a part of the Macau team, and look forward to being involved in two of the city’s most iconic hotel brands,” said Ms. Tonetto. “Sheraton Macao Hotel has proven to be a major success for guests from both Mainland China and around the world, offering an enviable mix of five-star luxury and impressive conference and events facilities.
“In addition to further cementing Sheraton Macao Hotel’s position as a market leader, I am privileged to be part of introducing the legendary St. Regis brand to Macau. Set to be a distinctive destination in its own right, The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central will debut an unparalleled level of bespoke services, timeless elegance and uncompromising attention to detail, firmly establishing this culturally diverse city as a must-visit luxury travel destination.”
Originally from Australia, Ms. Tonetto began her career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts at Sheraton Mirage Resort in Port Douglas in 1993 and she has never looked back since. From Sheraton Mirage, she left home to gain invaluable experience in China as Director of Sales at the Great Wall Sheraton, Beijing. After Beijing, she returned to Australia in 2002 to combine the sales teams for all of Starwood’s Sydney hotels, creating the first complex for Starwood Hotels & Resorts in the Asia Pacific region.
In 2004, Ms. Tonetto joined The Westin Kuala Lumpur as Director of Sales & Marketing where she established the hotel as a market leader. In 2008, she returned to her native Australia to join Sheraton on The Park, Sydney as Regional Director of Sales & Marketing.