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The Ritz-Carlton, Astana, is pleased to announce that Katya Sowa has been appointed the new Director of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Katya will be overseeing all sales and marketing efforts for The Ritz-Carlton, Astana.

Ms. Sowa’s extraordinary wealth of experience in the hospitality industry and luxury brands, leadership acumen, expertise are a true asset on Astana’s hospitality scene.

Bringing on board over twenty-five years of extensive experience in the hospitality sales leadership, Ms. Sowa is instrumental in driving the strategic business direction of the hotel.

Prior to joining The Ritz-Carlton family, Katya worked at Grand Hotel Europe Kempinski in St. Petersburg that laid the foundation for her career in sales and marketing. Katya has built a successful career at The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, followed by her five-year service at The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty, as a Director of Sales and Marketing, where her team demonstrated exceptional sales results.

In her role in Astana, Ms. Sowa will focus on expanding business opportunities of the hotel, increasing revenue, growing the group segment, enhancing existing ties with key partners of the hotel and will be responsible for further promoting the company’s legendary philosophy and culture among local guests and international travelers.