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Hard Rock International Appoints Daniel Earle as Director of Global Travel Industry Sales

December 08, 2021
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HOLLYWOOD, Fla., December 8, 2021 – Hard Rock International is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Earle as Director of Global Travel Industry Sales for Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos. In his new role, Earle will draw on more than two decades of experience across 11 different countries in the hospitality industry to drive development and execution of strategic sales and marketing initiatives within the OTA, Wholesale and Consortia segments. Earle will report directly to Danielle Babilino, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing.

In his most recent role as Regional Director of Sales and Revenue Management for Performance Hospitality Management, Earle oversaw the commercial teams to include Sales, Catering and Revenue Management for six owned and managed hotels. Daniel began his career in the UK where he enjoyed a long tenure with Hilton eventually transitioning to the United States where he led Revenue Management for the Waldorf Astoria & Towers in New York City.  Eventually relocating to Florida, Daniel held positions with the Loew’s Miami Beach Hotel as well as The Diplomat.   

“Daniel’s unique background of sales and revenue management experience will be a great asset to not only Hard Rock as a brand but for our entire global portfolio,” said Danielle Babilino, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. “As we continue to grow our global footprint, I’m excited to see where his leadership and knowledge will take the hotel division.”

“I’m humbled to have the opportunity to join one of the world’s most iconic brands,” said Daniel Earle, Director of Global Travel Industry Sales. “I look forward to working with the property and brand teams as we continue to expand Hard Rock’s reach across the globe.”

Earle holds a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in business, management, marketing, and related support services as well as Certification in Revenue Management (CRME) from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). Additionally, Earle is bilingual in English and Spanish, while also having language proficiency in Portuguese, French and German.

To learn more about Hard Rock International, please visit https://www.hardrock.com.


About Hard Rock®:

Hard Rock International (HRI)  is one of the most globally recognized companies with venues in 67 countries spanning 249 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops®, Live Performance Venues and Cafes. HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook and internet gaming platform. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia at more than 86,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2021, Hard Rock was awarded the Top Employer in the Travel & Leisure, Gaming, and Entertainment Industry by Forbes, designated as a U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal and named the top performing hotel brand in J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study for the third consecutive year. In 2020, Hard Rock was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity and a Top Employer for Women. Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos also received first place ranking in the 2020 Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey conducted by Bristol Associates Inc. and Spectrum Gaming Group. Hard Rock destinations are located in international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, Global Gaming’s 2020 Property of the Year. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.

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