SEATTLE, WA – February 28, 2023 – Lotte Hotel Seattle , the luxury hotel prominently
situated in the business district of downtown Seattle, is pleased to announce the
appointment of Ian Ring as Director of Sales & Marketing. As one of the newest additions
to the dynamic team, Ring will support the hotel’s mission of delivering unparalleled guest
experiences. In this role, Ring will also lead the business development and execution of
the hotel’s sales initiatives.
Ring brings over 20 years of hospitality experience to Lotte Hotel Seattle and has worked
with some of the most prestigious brands in the industry, including Hyatt Hotels.
There he led the marketing and business efforts and finished in the top 5% of sales production
in the Americas, earning the title of Manager of the Year during his tenure.
“As Lotte Hotels & Resorts continues to establish its U.S. footprint and expand outside of Asia, we
are excited to welcome Ian Ring to the growing team,” said Jim Petrus, Chief Executive Officer at
Lotte Hotels and Resorts Americas. “With a proven track record of success and a keen understanding
of the hospitality industry, Ian will play a major part in leading the successful Seattle team.”
Before joining the esteemed team at Lotte Hotel Seattle, he helped to launch Dock & Drink a
year-round waterfront outdoor hotel outlet, along with Frolick Kitchen & Cocktails, Washington’s
first rooftop street curling rink. With his knowledge of Seattle, he will continue to drive the
success of Lotte Hotel Seattle and establish the hotel as a must-stay destination.
“As I step into my role at Lotte Hotel Seattle, I am excited to implement new ideas and creative
approaches to all elements of the hotel including food & beverage, spa, and room packages,” said Ian Ring.
“I look forward to leading the sales team here and am proud to be a part of Lotte Hotels & Resort’s expansion efforts.”
In synergistic partnership with the executive team, Ring will work to magnify the hotel’s identity
and continue the mission to deliver exceptional experiences through an authentic approach to
hospitality. As a key leader, he will additionally support the hotel’s projects and growth within the industry.
For more information on Lotte Hotel Seattle please visit lottehotelseattle.com.
About Lotte Hotels & Resorts
Lotte Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel group in South Korea. The
brand has recently expanded into other parts of the globe with locations
including the United States, Vietnam, Japan, and Russia. The newest
addition to the Lotte portfolio is Lotte Hotel Seattle, which debuted in
September 2020. The group focuses on providing exquisite service and
top-quality cuisine in iconic destinations around the world.
About Lotte Hotel Seattle
Lotte Hotel Seattle is prominently situated along the business district
of downtown Seattle, just minutes away from the city’s famous tourist
attractions. Boasting an artistic yet modern design, the 189-room Lotte
Hotel Seattle is where the present and the past co-exist. The hotel
features extensive facilities, such as a cocktail lounge and signature
restaurant, Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge, that offers spectacular views
of the Pacific Northwest from the highest floor of the hotel, as well as
a world-class spa, Le Spa de l’hôtel LOTTE. A prime destination for
elegant events and weddings, the hotel also houses the nation’s oldest
Beaux-style architectural building founded in 1908, The Sanctuary, in
addition to a selection of meeting spaces for events of all sizes.