Mariam Khavadzha has been appointed General Manager at the Holiday Inn Moscow Lesnaya hotel
Mariam Khavadzha has been appointed General Manager at the Holiday Inn Moscow Lesnaya hotel. Mariam, who is a graduate of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, started her career in hospitality industry in 1995 at Marriott hotels. There she rose through ranks, starting as a line employee in the Food and Beverage department and ending up as a Deputy Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for three hotels. In 2009 Mariam was appointed Head of Sales and Marketing department at the Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel and Business Centre.
In 2010 Mariam took over the Sales and Marketing department of Holiday Inn Moscow Lesnaya and Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky. Working for Holiday Inn, she actively developed programs aimed to attract new customers and to expand the business.
In July 2012 Mariam Khavadzha became Director of Sales and Marketing at the Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya hotel, and in March 2014 she was promoted to Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for four Moscow Marriott hotels – Marriott Tverskaya, Marriott Grand Hotel, Marriott Royal Aurora and Renaissance Monarche Centre.
Mariam Khavadzha’s extensive experience in hospitality industry and her outstanding leadership skills laid the groundwork for her next promotion. In September 2016 she headed the tight-knit and committed team of the Holiday Inn Moscow Lesnaya hotel, the undoubted leader among Moscow 4-star hotels.
Commenting on her appointment, Mariam said: "I am sure that our high-quality product, the highest standards of service and professionalism of our staff will make our hotel even a greater success."