Marriott sizes up Asian MICE with senior appointment

wMARRIOTT International has appointed Paul Rushton as its regional director of MICE sales Asia Pacific.

Based in Singapore and reporting to the group’s chief sales & marketing officer, Neelima Chopra, Rushton is responsible for capturing MICE business for all Marriott branded properties in Asia Pacific.

Chopra said: “Marriott International has set group sales as one of the key elements of its long range plan for the Asia Pacific region, which is widely regarded as the emerging hub of the global economy. This coupling, with its variety of destinations, makes Asia Pacific the location of choice for MICE activities.”

Rushton has 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having previously worked with leading hotels in Jakarta, Dubai, Bangkok, Sydney and Singapore.

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