Cambridge, Mass (July 30, 2014) – Hyatt Regency Cambridge today announces the appointment of Joan Ferraro as the new director of sales and marketing. In this role, Ferraro will be responsible for all aspects of Hyatt Regency Cambridge’s short and long-term planning and preparation of the marketing, sales plans, programs and annual budget.
Ferraro comes to Hyatt Regency Cambridge with considerable experience in the hospitality industry, most recently with Millennium Bostonian Hotel, as the director of sales and marketing. Ferraro previously held the position of director of sales & marketing, Boston Marriott Quincy Hotel; director of sales & marketing Newport Marriott Hotel, Rhode Island; director of corporate sales, Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel; sales manager, Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and several sales and catering positions at The Sheraton Boston Hotel & Towers.
“Joan will be an integral part of Hyatt Regency Cambridge, our guests experience and our local community,” said Stacey Nichols, general manager, Hyatt Regency Cambridge. “We are excited to welcome Joan Ferraro to the Hyatt Regency Cambridge family and are looking forward to her teamwork spirit and collaborating with her in pursuit of achieving overall results.”
As native of Massachusetts, Ferraro earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Travel from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as well as an MBA in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is a Certified Meeting Professional, Certified Convention Manager and a past committee member of Meeting Professionals International/New England MPI. Ferraro is an active volunteer in her community for both the Swampscott Farmer’s Market Committee and the Swampscott Parks and Recreation Committee, and formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Newport County Boys & Girls Club.
About Hyatt Regency Cambridge
Architecturally stunning, with classic American style, Hyatt Regency Cambridge is conveniently situated along the scenic Charles River where the energy of Boston blends with the intellectual vitality and charm of Cambridge, MA. Hyatt Regency Cambridge places guests within minutes of theaters, shopping, world-renowned restaurants and historic, cultural attractions such as Harvard Square, and major universities; including MIT, Harvard, Boston University, Boston College, Northeastern and Tufts University. Our Cambridge Ma hotel features a 16-story atrium lobby with 470 spacious and contemporary guestrooms; including 11 suites, the hotel offers deluxe accommodations, bathrooms and enviable Cambridge and Boston views. Hyatt Regency Cambridge offers 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, which includes the 16th floor Charles View Ballroom with sweeping, 180-degreee panoramic Boston and Charles River Views. Stay energized while enjoying the 24-hour StayFit gym, an extensive fitness center, featuring cutting-edge Life Fitness cardio and weight training equipment, an indoor, saline swimming pool with a retractable roof, steam room, sauna, therapeutic massage services and seasonal bike rentals. The Cambridge, Ma. Hotel is home to award-winning Zephyr on the Charles, a New England-inspired neighborhood restaurant, offering menu selections focusing on the freshest ingredients available from regional purveyors. For more information, please call 617 492 1234 or visit cambridge.hyatt.com.
About Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency offers a full range of services and facilities tailored to serve the needs of meeting planners, business travelers and leisure guests. Properties range in size from 180 to over 2,000 rooms and are conveniently located in urban, suburban, airport, convention and resort destinations around the world. Hyatt Regency convention hotels feature spacious meeting and conference facilities designed to provide a productive environment allowing guests to convene and connect. Hyatt Regency hotels in resort locations cater to couples seeking a getaway, families enjoying a vacation together and corporate groups seeking a functional and relaxed atmosphere in which to conduct business and meetings.