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Eduardo Genekian

Brazilian / German

Objective

Travel Sales & Marketing projects

Summary

Professional with international experience at the Walt Disney World Resort, over 17 years experience in sales and marketing both institutional and corporate business. Looking for opportunities with travel sales & marketing projects. Main goal is to build a strong and long term relationship with clients and partners focusing on a mutual benefit and profitable operation.

Education

Professional Experience

Mar 2013 – Present

Managing Director

CWW ConnectWorldwide - Brazil (RGE Assessoria em Turismo LTDA)

In charge of local office for a leading global marketing and PR company, Responsable to develop a team of sales and press relations executives focusing on increasing revenue and travel brands exposure in the market. Have succesfully introduced and position luxury hospitality brands, such as Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and experience travel products such Cruise America RV (Motorhome), the leading rental company in North America. 

2014Present

Account Director - Latin America

Cruise America & Cruise  Canada RV Rental & Sales

Latin America marketing & sales of the main RV rental company in North America. Introduced and develop marketing & sales parnerships and strategies with tour operators, travel agencies and destinations for leisure and incentives travel individuals and groups.

Jan 2011Dec 2015

Regional Manager - Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

The PLC - A Leading Hotels of  the World Company (2011-2013)

Brazil representation of the pioneer boutique hotels collection in the USA. Develop and stablish marketing & sales strategies and relantionship with different tourism market segments, such wholesale, travel agencies, incentives, groups and corporate. Introduce brand for lifestyle and luxury markets and stablish partnerships with press and USA destination represetantives in Brazil. 

Mar 2010Dec 2010

Marketing & Strategies Executive

ViaLandauto

Develop new business strategies focused on incoming business to Brazil and Latin America. Establish partnership with the largest international ground transportation players and Corporations in Europe and United States with business to Latin America. Visit clients in USA and Europe and participated on international tradeshows.

Jun 2004Mar 2010

Senior Events Analyst

São Paulo Convention & Visitors Bureau

05 years experience with institutional sales & marketing(City of São Paulo); Projects development: Sales & Marketing International Road Shows, Events prospection, Hotels recommendation; Increase international ranking of Events (ICCA).

Aug 2000Jun 2004

Marketing Coordinator

Viagem Aventura Tour Operator

Experience: Sales and Marketing Coordinator, Customer Relations, Development of sales and training manual, development of new  travel products, Staff recruitment.

Jun 1999Aug 2000

Cultural Ambassador

Walt Disney World Co.

Opening team cultural ambassador at the Brazilian exhibition; Interactive game show host,  VIP Relations Group (Guest Relations).

Other Courses and Awards

Today – Continuosly attending educational congresses, conventions and workshops

2007 - Leader Training (Professional and Personal Development Training  – 36 hs)

2005 – Awarded as one of the 20 selected young professionals to attend the Forum for Young Professional  - FYP hosted by ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) and EIBTM Trade Show - Barcelona, Spain.

2004 – Professional National Tourist Guide course, São Paulo, Brazil

2000 - Professional development courses at Disney University - Walt  DisneyWorld, Orlando

Microsoft Office plataform

Language Knowledge

English

Fluent

Spanish

Fluent

German

Intermediate

Further Information

Cultural and Professional trips: Austria, Argentina, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and United States of America

Hobbies: Running and Cycling