Coyle Takes On New Role With Preferred Hotels

Dan Coyle has been promoted to executive vice-president, United States and Canada for Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Coyle, who has over 25 years of progressive sales and development experience, will lead the brand’s strategic direction in the United States and Canada to ensure the success and retention of more than 250 member properties.

Based out of the company’s New York City office, Coyle reports to Michelle Woodley, President of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Drawing on his operational experience as Area Managing Director of North America, Coyle will head up a team of regional directors based out of offices in New York City, Newport Beach in California, Chicago, Washington D.C., Miami, and Toronto, with the goal to enhance Preferred Hotels & Resorts footprint in secondary and tertiary destinations and to strengthen hotel retention efforts as the industry recovery reveals new development opportunities.

With extensive experience in international corporate transient, leisure, and group sales, Coyle joined Preferred in 2002 as Regional Director of Global Sales and was promoted to Area Managing Director of Americas East just two years later. Since then, he has continuously assumed more responsibilities within North America, demonstrating an innate curiosity for the industry and any advancements that help the brand to operate more efficiently.

Prior to joining Preferred, Coyle built a successful career in global sales with Swissôtel and Raffles International Hotels & Resorts.

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