Diane Laing Meason, consultant
ADEN International Business School -On going
Master in Digital Marketing
University Centre “César Ritz” - Brig, Switzerland
Bachelor of International Business in Hotel & Tourism Management
Institut Hotelier “César Ritz” - Le Bouveret, Switzerland
Swiss Higher Diploma in Food & Beverage Operations
Diane is a french-salvadoran multilingual and multi cultural expert who runs the event planning creation department of HDUARTE-LEX. Diane has extensive knowdlege in the field and has created and produced events with luxurious brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta, Bulgari, Jimmy Choo.
If you are looking for an expert to design your event let us know.
Prime Productions, Panama May 2014 - January 2016 - Co-founder & Manager - Corporate and social luxury event production company in Panama. In charge of event production for corporate clients, such as Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta, Bulgari, Jimmy Choo. Creation and execution of exclusive social events (sponsorships, suppliers, guest list, food and beverage). Responsible of social media (Instagram, Facebook).
Prime Life & Style, Panama January 2014 - December 2015 - Lifestyle manager y co-owner - Bimonthly luxury magazine focused in fashion and lifestyle. In charge of lifestyle section (travel, entertainment, hotels, restaurants, home & decor and cars), including sales, client follow up, editing and writing. Co-managed photoshoot production. In charge of magazine’s social media.
The Bristol Hotel, Panama October 2013 - March 2014 - Spa Manager - In charge of daily spa operations, reporting directly to the General Manager. Weekly assistance to Sales & Marketing and Revenue Management meetings. Responsible for creating and launching spa membership for the hotel. Creation on marketing plan, monthly promotions and packages.
Nitro City Panama Action Sports Resort, Panama January 2012 - May 2013 -Operations Manager - On top of prior responsibilities, we entered a restructuring phase of the hotel’s operations and implementation of an integrated hotel software, Zeus. Hotel was voted 3rd Best Hotel & 24th Best in Service in Panama by TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Awards 2013.
Acting manager - Position assumed during a 4 month period, during the recruitment process for a new General Manager.
Executive Assistant Manager Management Training - On site manager, reporting directly to the General Manager and the owners. In charge of daily hotel operations, events, groups, shootings. Supervision of all hotel areas, including activities, marketing, systems and maintenance. In charge of restructuring the Food and Beverage Department (restaurant and banqueting). In charge of hotel’s safe and petty cash.
Penha Longa Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort, managed by The Ritz Carlton, Portugal July 2010 - December 2010- Front Office Trainee - Front Office internship mainly as receptionist, working in morning, night shifts and auditing. Daily support to guest relations department and weekly support to banqueting department.
Lausanne Palace & Spa, Lausanne, Switzerland July 2009 - December 2009- Food & Beverage Trainee - Service trainee in the 3 hotel bars (LP’s, Habana Bar y 1915). Worked in morning and night shifts. In charge of training new staff as well as trainees. Acquired basic bartending skills.