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New Director Of Sales & Marketing Appointed At The Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

August 27, 2014 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Accor’s Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort in North Queensland has appointed Shirley Dodt to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing.

Shirley brings much experience to her new role, having spent more than 25 years working across a variety of diverse and interesting areas of the tourism and hospitality industry.

Shirley Dodt - DOSM, Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Shirley Dodt – DOSM, Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Shirley’s career highlights include almost four years as National Director of Leisure Sales at Rendezvous Hospitality Group, Director of Sales & Marketing at Rendezvous Reef Resort, and most recently as Account Director at Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort.

Other previous key product and sales management roles include Virgin Australia, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Coral Princess Cruises.

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort General Manager Peter Richardson says, “We are very excited to be welcoming Shirley onboard to guide, direct and inspire the resort’s sales and marketing team. With her vast industry experience, great relationships and knowledge of destination North Queensland, we are confident that she will help us achieve new success as the weather and opportunities heat up into 2015.”

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Novotel is the midscale hotel brand of Accor, the world’s leading hotel operator, present in 92 countries with nearly 3,600 hotels and 170,000 employees. Novotel’s consistently high standard of service contributes to the wellbeing of both business and leisure travelers: think spacious, modular-design guestrooms, balanced cuisine available 24/7, excellent meeting facilities, attentive staff, dedicated children’s areas and rejuvenating wellness facilities. With PLANET 21, Accor’s sustainable development program, Novotel commits itself to the planet. To meet today’s challenging environmental and social issues, the brand has chosen to rely on a world renowned environmental certification, ISO 14001. Novotel offers more than 400 hotels and resorts in 60 countries, situated in the center of major international cities from business districts to tourist destinations. More information at:

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