Melissa Arana
Melissa oversees HVMG's enterprise-wide Revenue Strategy and is an integral part of the company's Revenue Excellence Team. Prior to her current role, Melissa was head of revenue strategy for HVMG's select service portfolio. Her expertise spans all of the major hotel brands including Hilton, Hyatt, Hard Rock, IHG, Marriott, Sonesta and Independent properties. Melissa began her career in hotel operations in 2003 and started with HVMG in 2011 as Assistant General Manager at the Doubletree DFW North. She is a graduate of Texas A&M International University with a BBA in Finance.


  • 2023 – Present : Vice President of Revenue Strategy, HVMG
  • 2021 – 2023 : Corporate Director of Revenue Strategy, HVMG
  • 2013 – 2021 : Regional Director of Revenue Management, HVMG
  • 2012 – 2013 : Area Revenue Manager, HVMG
  • 2011 – 2012 : Assistant GM, HVMG
  • 2005 – 2011 : Assistant GM; Front Office Manager; Guest Services Agent, Castle Hospitality