The Sinclair Fort Worth Appoints General Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing

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The Sinclair, a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, is proud to announce Tammy Vallejos as general manager and John Klukan as director of sales and marketing. Opening late summer 2019, The Sinclair is nestled in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, Texas, in one of the city's most historic buildings. Reprised art deco architecture and cutting-edge technology marry together to make The Sinclair the first smart hotel in North America.

The property offers 164 stylish rooms and suites that house high-end custom Italian furnishings coupled with tech-forward amenities including digital showers, touch screen mirrors, and digital electricity powered by Ethernet. Guests can enjoy an elevated dining experience at The Wicked Butcher, a bold new restaurant with artfully presented meat, fish and raw bar dishes. A skyscraping 17th floor rooftop lounge and an in-house Podcast Studio round out some of the amazing features of this property.


In her role as general manager, Vallejos orchestrates all day-to-day operations for The Sinclair. With over 24 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Vallejos brings expertise, enthusiasm and vision to this iconic project. Throughout her tenure she has held multiple instrumental roles ranging from operations to sales for properties within the Marriott, IHG and Hilton portfolios. With her passion for exceeding the guest experience, Vallejos leads her teams with heart and dedication towards operational excellence. During her career she has achieved multiple operational and service accolades including Marriott's prestigious Diamond and Platinum Circle Awards.

Prior to joining The Sinclair, Vallejos was the general manager at SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Dallas/Fort Worth.


Klukan brings over 25 years of industry experience to The Sinclair. As director of sales and marketing, Klukan oversees sales efforts and the overall positioning of the hotel. A graduate of the Conrad N. Hilton Hotel School at The University of Houston, Klukan began his career in hospitality management and was later recruited by Winegardner & Hammons, Inc. to manage a portfolio of full-service hotels including independent luxury, Hilton, Sheraton, Embassy, Marriott and select service brands. Klukan joined Marriott International in 2006 and has received several accolades such as Market Sales Team of the Year, Opening of the Year, Market Dominance Awards, F&B Excellence Awards and more.

Klukan also serves as the director of sales and marketing at the Renaissance Dallas at Plan Legacy West.

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