ANAHEIM, Calif., June 18, 2012 – Accomplished hotel industry professional Michael J. Mustafa has recently joined the prestigious Hilton Anaheim as the director of Sales & Marketing for the property, which is the largest and most flexible hotel in the Los Angeles/Orange County region with 1,572 guestrooms and more than 140,000 square feet of meeting space.
Mustafa most recently served as the director of Sales & Marketing at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, which is managed by Remington Hotels. Over his more than 25-year career, he honed his skills as the Sales & Marketing director for the Mobil Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, The Westin South Coast Plaza, the Sheraton Gateway, Los Angeles Airport, and the Ontario Airport Marriott.
In 2007, he was named Sales Leader of the Year for all Starwood Hotels & Resorts. In 2004, he led the Hotel Sales Team of the Year for the Western Region for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and in 1998 was named Sales Leader of the Year for Interstate Hotels. He is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College of Rensselaer, Indiana. His past times include spending time with his children and playing golf.
“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to our team,” said the hotel’s General Manager Shaun Robinson. “His leadership skills and winning attitude are valuable assets for the hotel.”
“Joining the Hilton Anaheim Sales and Marketing team is by far my biggest and most exciting accomplishment of my career,” said Mustafa. “After 25 years in Orange County and watching this hotel excel across on so many levels, I feel like I’ve come full circle and look forward to what the future holds.” Mustafa served as the hotel’s convention service manager in the late 1980s.
The stunning and contemporary Hilton Anaheim is Orange County’s premier destination for meetings, events or vacations, and is adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center and about a block from the Disneyland Resort.
Hilton Anaheim is located at 777 Convention Way in Anaheim, California.
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