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Mihran Kalaydjian is a seasoned hotel industry professional

Mihran Kalaydjian is a seasoned hotel industry professional

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.

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  1. Success Inspirers' World – Bamenda, Cameroon – We are a team of highly motivated, inspired, inspiring, positive-minded and passionate people who are out to inspire and encourage people to bring out the best in themselves and realize their fondest dreams. Our work is positively impacting millions of people around the world.a

    Great profile. Congratulations.

    1. mihrankalaydjianblog – San Diego, CA – Mihran Kalaydjian On a personal note, I love the outdoors, comedy, bbq, reading and traveling. I worked in the beer industry in college so I love talking about good beer. I used to be a competitive runner so (like all runners) if you make the mistake of asking me, I'll tell you about my entire career and PRs. I also spent my youth working in restaurants, so if you've done the same, we can swap stories. The five items I can't live without: Everything, infinity, wanton boredom, limitless limits, change. Mihran Kalaydjian, A proven ability to articulate a company's brand culture as well as key strategic initiatives and delivery of desired results. Outstanding leadership, communications and project management skills. A committed individual with strong organizational skills that believes leading by example is key to building a strong team to achieve high guest satisfaction results and cost control measures. Mihran Kalaydjian provides visionary leadership and management oversight of the sales, marketing and revenue strategies for Classic Hotels and Resorts. Mihran Kalaydjian suggest: Your energy should be focused on finding a solution, quickly and effectively. I am at my best when I have a tight deadline, but every aspect of the project is planned, organized and working in excellence.

      Thank you for your compliments and words!

      1. Success Inspirers' World – Bamenda, Cameroon – We are a team of highly motivated, inspired, inspiring, positive-minded and passionate people who are out to inspire and encourage people to bring out the best in themselves and realize their fondest dreams. Our work is positively impacting millions of people around the world.a

        You are welcome.

  2. Sherri Of Palm Springs – Hi All, Its about time that I said something about me and my family. I am a artist, designer, mom, grandmother, wife. I am originally from Chicago Suburbs . I sold my restaurant and lounge and my designer boutique above with a Iron rough staircase with red shag carpeting looking over a little creek, waterfall and dinning all the way up through the boutique Moved to Palm Springs.. Tell you what I just woke up and I am in my first stage of waking up... to be continued -Sherri

    “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
    I had to copy this and tell you how much I love these words, Mihrank, I have to tell you that I owned and a restaurant and lounge in the Chicago suburbs.. Oh how I loved it.. I had it for 15 years but finally got tired.. but I forever will love it… loved taking care of my customers and making them happy.. I just read your bio on the hotel industry, my 2nd son Robby works for the Ritz-Carleton In Rancho Mirage, Ca. well Happy Day
    Sherri

    1. mihrankalaydjianblog – San Diego, CA – Mihran Kalaydjian On a personal note, I love the outdoors, comedy, bbq, reading and traveling. I worked in the beer industry in college so I love talking about good beer. I used to be a competitive runner so (like all runners) if you make the mistake of asking me, I'll tell you about my entire career and PRs. I also spent my youth working in restaurants, so if you've done the same, we can swap stories. The five items I can't live without: Everything, infinity, wanton boredom, limitless limits, change. Mihran Kalaydjian, A proven ability to articulate a company's brand culture as well as key strategic initiatives and delivery of desired results. Outstanding leadership, communications and project management skills. A committed individual with strong organizational skills that believes leading by example is key to building a strong team to achieve high guest satisfaction results and cost control measures. Mihran Kalaydjian provides visionary leadership and management oversight of the sales, marketing and revenue strategies for Classic Hotels and Resorts. Mihran Kalaydjian suggest: Your energy should be focused on finding a solution, quickly and effectively. I am at my best when I have a tight deadline, but every aspect of the project is planned, organized and working in excellence.

      simply you have made such elegant and touching words, I am gratified. My parents are hotel owners and I engage with their business to share my advise. I know very well the Ritz Carlton in Rancho Mirage, we own a hotel in Palm Desert, CA – If I can be further assistance to your son, please let me know.

  3. Sherri Of Palm Springs – Hi All, Its about time that I said something about me and my family. I am a artist, designer, mom, grandmother, wife. I am originally from Chicago Suburbs . I sold my restaurant and lounge and my designer boutique above with a Iron rough staircase with red shag carpeting looking over a little creek, waterfall and dinning all the way up through the boutique Moved to Palm Springs.. Tell you what I just woke up and I am in my first stage of waking up... to be continued -Sherri

    where is your hotel in Palm Desert? such a small world isn’t its.The internet is really amazing. I would never have met you and your lovely family and gorgeous music..
    God Bless you always my friend
    Peace Love Kindness to all
    Sherri

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