Hotel Valencia Santana Row Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Sales

April 15, 2022 Valencia Hotel Group
New Director of Marketing and Sales at Santana Row

Hotel Valencia Santana Row Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Sales

Christine Davidson joins the luxury boutique hotel and strives to elevate the overall experience


April 13, 2022 (San Jose, CA) - Hotel Valencia Santana Row, a multiple award-winning luxury hotel located in the boutique shopping and dining district of Santana Row in the heart of Silicon Valley, is excited to announce Christine Davidson as its new Director of Sales and Marketing.

Christine is an industry expert whose extensive career includes roles with Starwood Hotels and Marriott. She represented destinations such as Visit San Jose and Meet Hawaii during her career and most recently was a Regional Director of Sales with Hersha Hospitality. In her new role at Hotel Valencia Santana Row, Christine manages daily sales & marketing operations, coaches her team’s prospecting efforts and oversees contract negotiations.

“Based on her years in the industry and excellent track record of forming business partnerships, Christine was an obvious choice for the role,” says general manager, Brent Gaines. “We’re thrilled to have her join the team and lead us forward.”

Davidson looks forward to networking with the business community while representing the Valencia Hotel Group and “elevating the overall experience people have with us. I want to bring more awareness to this wonderful hotel and our exceptional restaurant, Oveja Negra.”

“I’m thrilled to come full circle in the hospitality industry, back to my hometown and the most luxurious property in Silicon Valley,” said Christine. “I’m looking forward to ensuring the Hotel Valencia Santana Row experience is second to none for our guests.”

In her spare time, Christine enjoys fitness, traveling and is an avid movie watcher.  Christine spends most weekends cheering on her daughter at water polo tournaments or long walks with her American bully, Oreo.

About Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Hotel Valencia Santana Row is a world-renowned venue representing Silicon Valley since 2002. Its Mediterranean-inspired features lend themselves wonderfully to weddings, catered events and luxury-minded travelers. As of 2022, Hotel Valencia has been named No. 1 in San Jose by the U.S. News & World Report, the No. 1 in San Jose by Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Program and one of the Top 100 Hotels in the World for business travelers by Expedia.

The hotel offers fine dining options at its premier Spanish tapas restaurant, Oveja Negra, and exquisite dishes al fresco at the Terrace. Guests bask seasonally in the mountain views at the rooftop wine bar, Cielo, and sip crafted cocktails at VBar, Hotel Valencia’s sleek, intimate lounge and key feature of Santana Row’s bustling nightlife. Learn more by viewing the hotel’s Electronic Press Kit.

About Valencia Hotel Group

Houston-based Valencia Hotel Group is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties.

Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks. Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Hotel Group properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefiting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The associates at Valencia Hotel Group are highly trained in a service-oriented culture and take pride in providing exceptional customer service to all guests. The Valencia Hotel Group portfolio currently includes: Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA, Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, and The George™ in College Station, TX. The Court concept brands include Lone Star Court in Austin, TX, Cavalry Court in College Station, TX, Texican Court in Irving, TX, and Cotton Court in Lubbock, TX. For more information, please visit

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