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David Martial

David Martial

Managing Partner, Hospitality Plus

David Martial is the Managing Director of Hospitality Plus, a Mauritius-based company specialised in E-Business & Online Reservation Systems for the hospitality & travel industries. Hospitality Plus is an official representative of Sabre Hospitality Solutions, for the African and Indian Ocean regions. Sabre Hospitality Solutions is the world leading provider of ground breaking technology to the hospitality industry. The key competitiveness of Sabre Hospitality Solutions lies in its high-tech central reservation system SynXis, online booking systems and annexed e-marketing and distribution solutions for the tourism industry. A one-stop-shop solution for the hospitality & travel industry’s distribution supply chain. Hospitality Plus also offers consultancy services to its clients on website development, search engine optimization, contents management, social media management and digital marketing.

Before joining Hospitality Plus, David Martial was the Group Sales and Marketing Manager of Sun Resorts, one of the leading hotel groups in the Indian Ocean, including two Leading Hotels of the World, Le Touessrok and Kanuhura. He was responsible for the overall management of the marketing, communication, events and e-marketing departments. During that time, David Martial was also an executive member of the Technical Committee of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority overlooking the strategies, budgets and action plans of the Mauritius tourism board in the main source markets but also for its E-Marketing strategies. Before his appointment at Sun Resorts, David Martial has also worked in the Communication and Marketing department of the Mauritius Commercial Bank, the leading bank organisation in Mauritius and as Group Communication Manager of CIEL Group, one of largest conglomerate in Mauritius. He has also been closely involved in the promotion and development of Anahita World Class Sanctuary, a luxury residential domain including two hotels, Anahita the Resort and Four Seasons Mauritius and one Championship Golf Course, the Four Seasons Golf Club.