After completing 18 months as Complex Marketing Manager, Tijana Lazarov has been promoted to Complex Director of Marketing by Marriott International.
Continuing to oversee a portfolio of six hotels, namely Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Le Meridien Fairway, Aloft Al Mina and Aloft Dubai Airport, Element Al Mina and Element Dubai Airport, her portfolio of hotels comprises of 1,247 guest rooms, 28 dining venues and bars and one spa.
As Complex Director of Marketing, Tijana will be the driving force behind her team, formulating innovative strategies across the complex, to raise awareness surrounding the hotel’s business and consumer activities, and will be spearheading strategic partnerships to keep abreast of industry trends.
Lazarov has extensive marketing experience in the United Arab Emirates, beginning her career in 2013 while working with Solutions & Leisure as part of the opening team of Q43 at Media One Hotel. Tijana also acted as Marketing Manager for two international hospitality brands as they entered the UAE hospitality scene. She then joined Marriott International in 2018 as Marketing Manager at Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, where she retained her position in the hotel for 3 years.
Her drive and commitment has enabled her to be recognized as one of the 20 high-potential female leaders within Marriott International MEA in 2019 gaining her a spot within Marriott’s selective pilot Female Leadership Initiative program.
Tijana Lazarov is the perfect embodiment of Marriott International’s “Put People First” culture within the company. She is delighted to embark on this new venture and says that her motto is to “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams”.