Stephanie Barnes

Director of Sales, Marriott Port au Prince Hotel

Stephanie Barnes serves as the Director of Sales at The Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel, the premier address for business and leisure hospitality in Haiti’s capital as well as the country’s newest hotel. Mrs. Barnes oversees all Marriott Port-au-Prince sales and marketing initiatives, including advertising, public relations, and social media, while also directing the hotel’s comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility program.

A native of Boston, Mrs. Barnes carries 10 years of hospitality industry experience. Immediately prior to ascending to the Director of Sales post at The Marriott Port-au-Prince, Mrs. Barnes served as the hotel’s Marketing Manager, playing a key role in launching the property in 2015.

Before relocating to Haiti in 2014, Mrs. Barnes held the position of Group Sales Manager at the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel. Her hospitality career also includes managerial posts overseeing sales, events, and catering at Marriott and Renaissance Hotels properties throughout New England.

In addition to her duties at The Marriott Port-au-Prince, Mrs. Barnes also serves as President of the Accommodations Committee for L’Association Touristique d’Haïti (ATH), a private-sector non-profit organization founded in 1951 to promote travel to Haiti.

A graduate of The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Mrs. Barnes holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and International Business.

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