Highgate Names James Karabelas Regional VP of Sales & Marketing

Highgate has appointed James Karabelas as the regional vice president of sales and marketing. Karabelas will lead the company’s sales and marketing team across its 10 properties and expanding portfolio in Hawaii. He reports to Kelly Sanders, executive vice president of operations for the Hawaii region.

Highgate is a real estate investment and hospitality management company. It is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing footprint in Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America.

In Hawaii, Highgate owns and/or operates 10 hotels: ‘Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel, Park Shore Waikiki, Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, Pearl Hotel Waikiki, Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach, Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach, Pagoda Hotel Honolulu, Renaissance Honolulu Hotel and Royal Lahaina Resort & Bungalows.

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