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Elie Sassine promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing

TORONTO, ON May 8, 2017: Franck Arnold, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is pleased to announce the appointment of Elie Sassine to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing.

Born in Lebanon, Elie first joined Marriott Hotels & Resorts in 2006 as the Associate Director of Event Management at the Doha Marriott Hotel. He later transferred to The Ritz-Carlton, Sharq Village and Spa where as Director of Sales and Marketing, he led the team to achieve number one RevPAR status in the market.

In 2013, Elie’s position was expanded into a cluster role, where he was responsible for successfully merging the sales teams of The Ritz-Carlton, Sharq Village and Spa and The Ritz-Carlton, Doha. During his time in Doha, Elie was also a member of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company’s Global Advisory Board for Catering.

In 2014, Elie joined the team at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto as Director of Sales.  Under his leadership, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto has achieved significant growth and is continually being recognized as one of the leading luxury hotels in the market including such accolades as the Forbes Five-Star and CAA/AAA Five-Diamond awards.

In addition to his native Arabic, Elie is also fluent in English and French and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, with a major in Hospitality Management.