Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel has appointed Deanna Varga to the new position of Associate Director of Sales & Marketing.
Deanna joins the Sofitel in Sydney from the Swiss Grand Resort and Spa managed by Accor, where she was Director of Sales & Marketing for the past 18 months.
Prior to this posting, Deanna was with Tourism Australia in the Business Events area.
Previously, Deanna worked with the Sydney Convention and Visitors Bureau (Now BE Sydney) in two roles over a six year period as Bid Manager which saw her work on and win the Lions International Congress Sydney (that just took place this month). She was later promoted to Director of Strategic Alliances.
Prior to working in the hotel industry, Deanna worked at KPMG as Assistant Manager – Information Risk Management, for the in the marketing department, and in Europe (Hungary) where she gained experience in the print and advertising industries.
A long-time institution in Sydney, the Wentworth upgraded more than 100 rooms and suites to Club Sofitel status, while the hotel’s entire fifth floor has been redeveloped to create a stylish executive lounge called ‘Club Sofitel’, and a spectacular new restaurant Garden Court, both curved around the urban oasis of the hotel’s rooftop courtyard.