Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel has welcomed Iva Trifonov as the property’s new General Manager and the Area Manager of Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Jordan. Mrs. Trifonov’s appointment coincided the International Women’s Day, to become by that the first female General Manager in the Jordanian Five Stars hotel sector. This appointment confirms Sheraton Amman Al Nabil’s believes in asserting the role of women working in the hospitality industry. It also emphasizes on the eligibility of women to be in leadership positions and paves the way for other talented women to take lead in the future.
Trifonov started her career in 1986 as Floor Supervisor of the Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan. She has built her career experience from the bottom up, and her work has taken her around the world from Bulgaria, Uganda, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Poland. Prior to moving to Jordan, Mrs. Iva Trifonov was General Manager of the Sheraton Sopot Hotel, a position she has held since 2009. As the new General Manager and Area Manager for Jordan, Mrs. Iva’s will not only lead the team at the hotel but also drive the expansion of Starwood Hotels and Resorts with the four new hotels to be opened in 2016: The St. Regis Amman, W Amman Hotel, Al Manara Aqaba and The Westin Saraya Aqaba.
In her meeting with the staff, Mrs. Trifonov said: “I’m looking forward to work hand in hand with all the associates of the hotel, to share experiences and continue the journey of success the hotel has started 15 years ago. Sheraton Amman Al Nabil was the first Sheraton opened in Jordan, and over the years helped raising the bar in the hospitality industry of the country. I am here to drive that success further and be part of the opening of new Starwood hotels in Jordan.”