Mar Sanchez was appointed Group Marketing Manager for Ishraq Hospitality- part of Mohamed and Obaid Almulla in October 2020.
With more than 10 years working in Hospitality, she had proven herself as a creative and talented marketing professional. A bachelor’s degree graduate in Advertising and PR, Mar started her career in hospitality in her native Barcelona, Spain, after a brief period in advertising agencies. Working for Starwood Hotels & Resorts she discovered a new passion for hospitality and the service industry. Her curiosity and open-minded mentality mbrought her to Qatar for an hotel opening, where she started her career in the Middle East 7 years ago.
After successful years with Marriott International, Mar joined during the pandemic Ishraq Hospitality to lead the marketing team. During this period, she has successfully rebranded Ramada Jumeirah into Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah, created new food and beverage concepts and successfully opened Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport hotel.