Hirt, originally from Lima, Peru, is a 15-year veteran of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, serving in various sales and marketing positions throughout her career. She makes the move to Hawai’i from Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, where she served as Director of Marketing for five years. Prior to Las Vegas, Hirt was at Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach and Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta as Director of Marketing.
“Maria is a great addition to the Lana’i ohana,” says Tom Roelens, general manager of Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i. “Maria’s creative and strategic approach makes her the ideal leader for this important department, as well as a member of the executive team.”
Prior to Four Seasons, Hirt held various hotel operations, sales and marketing positions at Marriott Hotels and Crown Plaza Hotels, in both Atlanta and Hilton Head.
Hirt is a graduate of Valdosta State University in Georgia, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. An avid golfer, Maria lives in Lana’i City with her husband Brian and two retired racing greyhounds, and enjoys hiking, pilates, shopping, and hiking. She looks forward to learning the Hawaiian language and participating in the ocean activities, such as stand-up paddleboarding and outrigger canoe paddling.
Also in US today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Honolulu.
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Honolulu.mobi is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.
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