Insider Secrets for Planning Events at an All-Inclusive Resort

Presenter: Colette Baruth

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All-Inclusive resorts offer all the perks of paradise bundled together in one convenient price tag, perfect for incentive trips, company retreats, and more. An industry insider includes tips to make the most out of your experience.

You will learn:

  • Clarity on star ratings in the world of All-Inclusive
  •  New ideas for exciting networking and with no concerns on who’s picking up the tab
  •  What questions to ask before you sign the contract to alleviate grey areas on additional fees

Colette Baruth joined Hilton last year as Vice President and Commercial Director of our rapidly expanding All-Inclusive portfolio. Under Colette’s guidance, Hilton All-Inclusive is setting a new standard for the All-Inclusive market by bringing our expertise and trusted standard of quality to every resort that bears our name. Since joining the company, Colette has built out an operating model that includes a new Commercial team with expanded Global Sales reach, focused relentlessly on building relationships with key partners and customer segments and questioned the status quo to ensure delivery of an exceptional product, while keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do.

Prior to joining Hilton, Colette was responsible for driving unprecedented growth as Senior Vice President, Global Commerce & Distribution of AMResorts Americas. In her role at AMResorts, Colette led the company’s global and international sales strategy, expanding presence in South America, Asia and Oceania, as well as successfully launching two new brands globally.

Prior to joining AMResorts, Colette served as Vice President of Product Strategy at GOGO Vacations, as well as Vice President of Product Development for Mexico, Central and South America at Flight Center Travel Group, where she was responsible for profitability, pricing, product distribution and promotional strategy. Colette also previously held project and account management positions with Liz Claiborne, Inc. and in Spain with Radisson Hotels International and the Barcelona International Organizing Committee for the XXV Olympiad.

Colette earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Rutgers University and a Language Study degree from the Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. She is fluent in English and Spanish and speaks intermediate Italian.

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