Takehiro Ito has an impressive career in the hospitality industry, with over 20 years of experience in various roles, from guest service agent to area director of sales and marketing. He studied hospitality management at Bournemouth University and earned an advanced diploma in hotel management from The Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School.
Ito has worked for prestigious hotels and resorts such as Palazzo Versace Gold Coast, Dusit Thani Guam Resort, and InterContinental Sanya, where he served as director of sales and marketing. He also held the same position at the Hotel Jen and Angsana Laguna Phuket. Ito has valuable experience in sales and marketing and has been a cluster director of sales at The Address Hotels + Resorts, Armani Hotel Dubai, Nuran Apartments, and director of sales at New World Dalian Hotel.
Ito started his hospitality career as a rooms division trainee at Park Hyatt Melbourne and has since gained experience as a sales manager at Novotel Oasis Beijing and Sheraton Shenyang Lido Hotel, amongst others. He has experience in various aspects of hotel operations and management, including revenue management, strategic planning, and team management.
Overall, through his extensive professional experience, Takehiro Ito has become an expert in hospitality management and sales and marketing, consistently adding value to every organization he has worked with.