The Coconut Traveler Appoints Luxury Travel Veteran Martha Morningstar as Senior Partner
Debbie Misajon, founder of Hawaii's leading sustainable luxury travel operator The Coconut Traveler, is pleased to announce the appointment of Martha Morningstar as Senior Partner. In this new role, Morningstar will be in charge of executing the company's business plans and strategies as well as overseeing administrative and day-to-day functions. Running a woman-owned business, Misajon and Morningstar both possess a strong passion and commitment to delivering a luxury product that strives to create a positive impact on both the environment and greater Hawaii communities.
Morningstar is a luxury hospitality veteran, with over 25 years of experience supporting organizations with the implementation of innovative sales plans and marketing opportunities, both strategic and tactical, and analyzing internal infrastructures. Morningstar's core experience in luxury products stems from her work as consultant and founder of M² Consulting and Travel, collaborating with international hotel clients, including, SANGHA Retreat by OCTAVE, Four Seasons Resort, Rancho Encantado and Palo Alto, Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer and The Resort at Pedregal.
"We searched far and wide for someone who truly recognizes the importance of Philantourism and who is also accustomed to providing first-class hospitality services," said Debbie Misajon, founder of The Coconut Traveler. "Martha's international pedigree and commitment to environmental change are in-step with The Coconut Traveler's mission to deliver exceptional itineraries that equally benefit the community."
Prior to starting her own consulting agency, Morningstar was Director of Sales at Inn at the 5th in Eugene, Oregon where she was responsible for all inside sales activities to ensure top line revenue and that hotel sales goals were achieved. During her tenure, she successfully grew the hotel's visibility in Preferred Hotels and Resorts membership by cultivating key relationships resulting in an increase in RFPs and Group Bookings. Morningstar was also Director of Catering and Conference Services at Four Seasons Hotel, Baltimore where she implemented powerful sales strategies to drive business which included redesigned catering menus recognized and used company-wide as "best practices."
Originally from Rye, NY, Morningstar attended the University of Maryland where she received a Bachelor's degree with a focus on Elementary Education, and later attended Baltimore International Culinary Institute in Baltimore, MD where she received an AA degree in Restaurant and Cooking . Morningstar relocated to Oregon in 2016 where she started M² Consulting. She is mother to two children, and enjoys cooking, outside activities and laughing with her three sisters.
The Coconut Traveler is the leading on-site in the Hawaii Islands specializing in bespoke journeys. Its mission is to design exceptional itineraries, engage the most dynamic experts, create positive change, and deliver uncompromised luxury in the islands.
For more information on The Coconut Traveler visit: https://www.thecoconuttraveler.com /