Mihran Kalaydjian is a seasoned hotel industry professional with a background and experience in all aspects of the business.
Mihran Kalaydjian has a broad-ranging background in the hospitality industry with hotel and destination marketing organizations, including: international marketing in Europe, Asia and Latin America and particular depth within Canada and the United States. He brings to the G7 portfolio diverse and varied expertise in property, brand and destination marketing.
A charismatic leader with over 18 years of results and relationships built from progressive leadership roles in the hospitality industry, active academic and community board memberships. Mihran Kalaydjian has held senior positions with Marriott Renaissance Jerusalem Hotels and Resorts, which have included managing hotels from 185 rooms to 1430 rooms, Director of Acquisitions and Development, global Director of Training and global VP of Procurement. While with Marriott Renaissance Jerusalem, Israel Mihran Kalaydjian was asked to become VP of Sales for International Segment Business and VP OF Group Sales of Marriott Jordan, Amman, and a procurement conglomerate founded jointly by Marriott, Renaissance.
Mihran Kalaydjian has over 18 years of experience in sales, marketing, sales management and business development. Mihran Kalaydjian background prior to working in hotels was in the technical software industry. There he worked in sales and sales management, as well as business development, successfully achieving all goals given to him.
Since 1998, Mihran Kalaydjian has been in management, sales and business development in the hotel industry.Mihran Kalaydjian has worked with Marriott Renaissance Hotels Hospitality in Director of Sales and Director of Rooms positions.One of the deciding factors for the transition from software to hotels was the pride and true customer service oriented attitude of Integrity Hospitality. Mihran Kalaydjian had been an integral part of the team working with hotels to understand what guests “buy” and what turns them away.
Mihran Kalaydjian has developed successful training programs and collateral that helps all departments understand their role and communicate with each other, within the departments and outside. Mihran Kalaydjian has led the way to improved customer service scores from acceptable or below acceptable to excellent. Mihran Kalaydjian teaches management and staff in all departments how to excel, and to rid themselves of the attitude of complacency.
Mihran Kalaydjian has helped new hotels gain business, established hotels improve their business, and struggling hotels regain their prior successes. He has worked with hotels that have failed inspections; bringing them back to compliance, and back to a profitable level. Mihran Kalaydjian has works from the bottom up to help hoteliers understand the impact each department, and their overall philosophy, have on the guest experience. And more importantly, he understands how these elements impact their bottom line.
Mihran Kalaydjian expertise includes: directing changes of flag from negotiations through implementation, managing cost-effective renovations, maintaining hotel’s brand affiliations, developing and/or streamlining processes to eliminate waste (time, energy, money) and leading projects that increased revenue and decreased expenses, leading to maximum profitability.
Mihran Kalaydjian As a leader in the hospitality industry for almost three decades, Mihran Kalaydjianblends operating expertise with business know-how to drive growth and profitability for limited service hotels.