Key departmental moves strengthen strategic focus   SAN ANTONIO (January 6, 2023) – With a focus on continued growth and forward momentum, Visit San Antonio announces some key promotions elevating internal staff in critical organizational functions. Visit San Antonio is capitalizing on a record-making 2022, to leverage internal talent in the Sales
Sales and marketing leader and Bay Area native plans to bring the Silicon Valley destination to the forefront for conventions, group, and leisure travel. Christine Lawson, President and CEO of Discover Santa Clara(R)   Jan. 30, 2023 – Christine Lawson has joined Discover Santa Clara(R), theofficial destination marketing organization (DMO)
MIDDLETOWN, CONN., January 30, 2023 – Candy Iannucci-Guay, anaward-winning hospitality industry professional with more than 20 yearsof Connecticut experience, has joined the Middletown, Conn.- basedConnecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTMEETINGS) as the Director ofNational Accounts for the SMERF markets (_Social, Military, Education,Religious & Fraternal)_. In her new position, Iannucci-Guay works
PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS (January 25, 2023) – [1]Atlantis Paradise Island [1] in The Bahamas appoints Gabriela Lam as Vice President of Leisure Sales and Ginny Long as Director of National Accounts, Atlantis Paradise Island. Gabriela Lam joins Atlantis with over 15 years of experience inhospitality and revenue management for luxury leisure
BOEING ENTERS MAJOR PARTNERSHIP WITH ASM GLOBAL-MANAGED TECH PORT CENTER+ ARENA, ‘WORLD’S MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED ENTERTAINMENT VENUE Boeing to Develop Exhibits and Curriculum for San Antonio Museum ofScience and Technology (SAN ANTONIO – Jan. 24, 2023) — An innovative new partnershipbetween Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Kelly Heritage Foundation—aneducational nonprofit
Expansive Expo Center Reopens Featuring Large Meeting Space withEndless Capabilities for Upcoming Events in the New Year Mashantucket, CT (January 24, 2023) – Foxwoods® Resort Casino [1] is pleased to announce the opening of its newly renovated Expo Center. The Rainmaker Expo Center, which spans 47,075 square feet, can accommodate up to
DALLAS – January 23, 2023 – Fairmont Dallas welcomes two staff membersto new positions in 2023, Benjamin De La Rosa has been appointedDirector of Revenue Management and Christina Mertz has been promoted toDirector of Catering and Conference Services.In his new role, De La Rosa will oversee all revenue managementoperations at
Reimagined venues offer indoor and outdoor spaces for groups (San Diego, CA) January 18, 2023 – La Jolla Shores Hotel, located stepsfrom the iconic beaches of La Jolla Shores, has unveiled new outdoor andindoor oceanfront spaces. The Shores Lawn, located adjacent to thebeachfront The Shores Restaurant, and Acapulco Deck are
Resort adds another celebrity chef concept to its culinary lineup LAS VEGAS (Jan. 18, 2023) –  Savory food and the ultimate sports-viewing venue are coming to Horseshoe Las Vegas. Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Sports Kitchen will open this summer as part of the resort’s ongoing brand transformation. The restaurant will be a prime destination for
DETROIT— Jan. 18, 2023 – Today, Karen Totaro, general manager for Huntington Place/ASM Global, is pleased to announce that Huntington Place has again achieved LEED Gold status by recertifying under the LEED v4.1 O+M rating system, the most robust, flexible, and transparent rating system to date. LEED or Leadership in Energy
[SPOKANE, Wash., January 2023] Visit Spokane has named Maureen Dodroe as its interim President & CEO. Outgoing CEO Meg Winchester officially retired on January 1, 2023. Dodroe grew up in Spokane and has been the Director of Finance with Visit Spokane since August 2012. “Maureen is an excellent choice to put
OF THE PALACE HOTEL IN SAN FRANCISCO Making History as the First Woman GM at the Historic Hotel San Francisco, CA – The Palace Hotel is pleased to announce AngieClifton as General Manager of the historic hotel in San Francisco andthe first woman GM in the 148 year history of
– Project remains on schedule for late 2023 completion – Denver, CO (Jan. 12, 2023) – Reaching a key construction milestone, crews installed one of the final structural steel beams in the $233 million Colorado Convention Center (CCC) expansion project [1] that will add improved meeting capacity and significant technological
Hannah Deubel joins as marketing coordinator. Deubel is a Colorado State University grad with a degree in Business Administration. Before working at Visit Spokane, she was the Advancement and Marketing Specialist with Chi Alpha Campus Ministries USA. Katie Mathews, an Eastern Washington University graduate with a degree in Communications, joins as


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