Marcus® Hotels & Resorts today announced that Don Jackson has been appointed director of sales and marketing at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City, Okla. In his new role at the AAA Four-Diamond property, Jackson will be responsible for overseeing all sales efforts, marketing and public relations for the hotel.
Jackson brings more than 25 years of experience to the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in marketing, sales, and hospitality management in full service and select service hotels. He joins the Skirvin Hilton from Ambassador Hotel Collection in Oklahoma City, Okla., where he was most recently director of sales & marketing for the Colcord Hotel and Ambassador Hotel. Over the course of his career, Jackson has held leadership and sales and marketing positions for Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Valencia Hotels/Valencia Hotels, Inc., Omni Hotels and Marriott Hotels.
“We are thrilled to have Don join the Skirvin Hilton team. His extensive experience in developing successful sales and marketing initiatives across numerous hotels within our region brings a forceful asset to our hotel, said Gerald Rappaport, general manager of the Skirvin Hilton. “We look forward to the success he will bring for our premier hotel property.”
Jackson received a bachelor’s degree in business administration management from Central State University in Edmond, Okla.
The Skirvin Hilton Hotel is majority-owned and operated by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with Skirvin Partners in Development.
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