2017 MEPRA Awards – The “Dave Robinson” Award for Outstanding Young Communicator of the Year, Corporate: Marriott International, Hanisha Lalwani

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Hanisha Lalwani

Entry Overview:

Hanisha is the Assistant Marketing and PR Manager, UAE Market Organization (UMO), Marriott International, which is an above-property marketing and PR team supporting 14 Marriott properties in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Hanisha has 8 years of work experience and joined UMO in August 2016. Within a year of joining the team, Hanisha has delivered stellar results for properties and her campaign successes have set new standards, making her a deserving candidate for this award.

Her scope of work includes:
• Strategic annual marketing and PR roadmaps
• Leading/supporting on property and market-wide campaigns
• Database management driving customer engagement/loyalty
• Participation in hotel/restaurant positioning workshops
• Maintaining brand standards across marketing collateral
• Competition and trend analysis
• Maintaining positive stakeholder relationships
• Regular meetings and monthly/quarterly reports