RELEASE NUMBER 01/17
HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Resorts has appointed Revell Newton as general manager of the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and Mary Loy as director of sales and marketing for the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort.
Newton will ensure the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort is effectively managed in a profitable and professional manner while overseeing day-to-day operations to the satisfaction of both guests and hosts.
A 22-year Hawaii hospitality veteran, Newton held key positions at luxury resorts on Oahu, Kauai and Maui before becoming hotel manager at the Sheraton Kona Resort. Prior, he was complex director of sales and marketing for Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Waikiki; director of sales and marketing for Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa and also at the Kapalua Bay Hotel (a Luxury Collection Resort); associate director at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki and International sales manager at the Hyatt Regency Kauai.
A member of Meeting Professionals International and past board of director – Aloha Membership Chapter, and Professional Conference Managers Association, Newton holds a bachelor’s in business with a minor in Japanese from San Jose State University, California.
Loy was director of sales and marketing for the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort since 2014 and has taken on additional responsibility for the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort. In her expanded role, Loy plans and implements sales and marketing strategies across all market segments to increase brand recognition and meet revenue goals. A major focus is the integration of the marketing and sales efforts for the two beachfront resorts and the implementation of strategic programs including the recently launched Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program.
Loy was regional director of sales and prior, front office manager and front office manager/assistant hotel manager for the then Outrigger East and West hotels.
Loy holds a Bachelor of Science in International Relations from the University of San Diego and is a member of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).