Hong Kong Disneyland has appointed Josh D’Amaro as Vice President, Sales and Travel Trade Marketing.
In this key role, Josh will be responsible for all of Hong Kong Disneyland’s travel trade sales and marketing strategies, as well as overseeing the resort’s call center and MICE programs and initiatives. He will also be instrumental in developing new niche segments to help position the resort for continued long-term growth in the region.
“Josh brings with him a wealth of travel trade and international experience to this new role,” said Bill Ernest, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Hong Kong Disneyland. “His deep understanding of sales, business planning and strategy development makes him a valuable asset for the Resort and I am confident that he will quickly establish himself as a trusted partner in the travel trade and as an exceptional leader for the Hong Kong Disneyland Sales team.”
Josh is a seasoned Disney executive having joined the Walt Disney Company in California, USA, in 1998. He has held a series of executive positions including Director of Business Planning and Strategy Development for Disneyland Resort, where he shaped plans and strategies for Disneyland Resort’s long-term growth. He also served as Director of International Marketing and Sales and oversaw all of Disneyland’s international offices in Asia Pacific as they launched campaigns to promote the “Happiest Homecoming on Earth,” an 18-month celebration in honor of Disneyland’s 50th Anniversary.
Prior to joining Disney, Josh worked in corporate finance for the Gillette Corporation in his hometown of Boston. He received his B.A. in Business and Marketing from Georgetown University.