Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute, a transformational retreat for mindful living, announced the appointment of Martha Morningstar as Senior Manager of International Sales. Morningstar will define, lead and execute the strategy for leisure room and group sales in the U.S., U.K. and Australia for Sangha Retreat, The Living Room, and Octave Institute from her home base on the West Coast.
Morningstar brings more than 20 years of experience in hospitality sales and marketing, working across the United States and in Latin America.
Most recently, she was Director of Sales for Inn at the 5th in Eugene, Oregon. Morningstar founded M2 Hospitality Consulting & Task Force Services, consulting for hotels and resorts including Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe; Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto; Harvest Inn, St. Helena, Napa Valley; Mystic Hotel in San Francisco; and The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas. Previously she was Director of Catering & Conference Services for Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore.
Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute
Located west of Shanghai on the outskirts of Suzhou, China, SanghaRetreat combines Eastern philosophies backed by Western science to help people awaken to a life of greater purpose and personal wellbeing. With a focus on raising consciousness, it has been created for the need of our time by visionary Fred Tsao, fourth-generation shipping magnate and family business steward.
The 47-acre retreat, designed by Tsao & McKown, includes At One guest suites; At One Clinic, offering comprehensive wellness assessments and wellbeing programs; At One Healing Spa with extensive spa treatment menu and hydrotherapy circuit; Thought for Food restaurant; the Meditation Dome; and a seasonal schedule of fitness activities and mindfulness classes designed around the body’s circadian rhythm.