Ms. McIntosh

Suzanne McIntosh

President

McIntosh Human Capital Management

Suzanne McIntosh is President of McIntosh Human Capital Management, a Hospitality Executive Recruitment firm, based in New York City. MHCM recruits and helps build high performing teams for successful hospitality focused businesses.

Ms. McIntosh’s search specialties are Sales and Operations professionals including Vice Presidents of Sales, Directors of Sales and Marketing, Directors of Revenue Management, Group, Leisure and Business Travel Sales Managers, Global Sales Directors, General Managers, Hotel Managers, Directors of Finance and Human Resources and Vice Presidents of Operations.

Her searches have included placements in New York, Miami, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bahamas, London, Panama, Morocco and Shanghai.

Prior to forming McIntosh Human Capital Management, Ms. McIntosh had extensive experience with prestigious hotel brands including Four Seasons, Fairmont and Morgans Hotel Group, leading and directing high performing sales teams throughout her career.

She was born and raised in Toronto and started her career with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts after graduating from Ryerson University's School of Hospitality Administration. She worked with Four Seasons for fourteen years, in senior sales and marketing roles in New York, Toronto, Southern California and Washington, D.C.

Ms. McIntosh was Director of Sales and Marketing at the world famous Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., where she also marketed Jean-Louis Palladin, a Michelin Star chef. She went on to become Director of Sales and Marketing for Millennium Broadway, New York City, where her she rebranded and repositioned the Hotel and 100,000 square foot IAAC Conference Center and Hudson Theatre.

She was promoted to Vice President of Marketing Communications for the fourteen Millennium Hotels in North America operated by the Singaporean-based Millennium & Copthorne Hotel Group.

Ms. McIntosh was Director of Marketing at The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel in New York City. Prior to segueing her sales and marketing career into Hospitality Recruitment, she was Corporate Director of Sales for Morgans Hotel Group, leading a team of fourteen hotels and the Global Sales organization in the US and London.

Please visit http://www.mcintoshhumancapitalmanagement.com for more information.

Ms. McIntosh can be contacted at 917-767-2971 or suzanne@mcintoshhumancapitalmanagement.com

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Revenue Management: Technology and Big Data
Like most businesses, hotels are relying on technology and data to drive almost every area of their operations, but perhaps this is especially true for hotel Revenue Managers. There has been an explosion of technology tools which generate a mountain of data – all in an effort to generate profitable pricing strategies. It falls to Revenue Managers to determine which tools best support their operations and then to integrate them efficiently into their existing systems. Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Online Reputation Management software are basic tools; others include channel managers, benchmark reports, rate shopping tools and review systems, to name a few. The benefits of technology tools which automate large segments of a Revenue Manager’s business are enormous. Freed from the time-consuming process of manual data entry, and having more accurate data available, allows Revenue Managers to focus on analysis, strategies and longer-term decision-making. Still, for most hotels, the amount of data that these tools generate can be overwhelming and so another challenge is to figure out how to effectively utilize it. Not surprisingly, there are some new tech tools that can help to do exactly that. There are cloud-based analytics tools that provide a comprehensive overview of hotel data on powerful, intuitive dashboards. The goal is to generate a clear picture, at any moment in time, of where your hotel is at in terms of the essentials – from benchmarking to pricing to performance – bringing all the disparate streams of data into one collated dashboard. Another goal is to eliminate any data discrepancies between finance systems, PMS, CRM and forecasting systems. The October issue of the Hotel Business Review will address all these important developments and document how some leading hotels are executing their revenue management strategies.