Texas: Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Receives Two HSMAI Awards for Marketing

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International recognized the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau with two Silver Adrian Awards for compelling advertising, public relations and marketing campaigns in the 57th annual Adrian Awards Competition, the largest travel marketing competition globally....Read more

Starwood Appoints Anthony Ingham to Oversee St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels And Le Méridien Brands

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the appointment of Anthony Ingham as Vice President, North America Brand Management, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels Worldwide and Le Méridien. With more than 13 years of luxury lifestyle...Read more

National Geographic Traveler Names New Orleans a Top Destination in the World for 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents New Orleans as one of the 21 must-see destinations in the world for 2014 in their December 2013/January 2014 issue. Ranked among destinations such as Alentejo, Portugal; Sochi, Russia; and the West African island nation of...Read more

Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Receives Adrian Award from HSMAI

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has chosen The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CACVB) social media campaign for an Adrian Gold Award. The award will be officially presented to the CACVB in February 2014, at the...Read more

Vermont: Killington’s New Life Hiking Spa Receives Spafinder Recognition

The holiday season is upon us and soon the New Year will bring with it resolutions of getting healthy and weight loss. Weight loss retreats and spas are a wonderful way to get people on the right track to health...Read more

Rhino Africa Safaris Appoint John Holley as New COO

Rhino Africa Safaris has appointed John Holley as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO). John is a certified chartered accountant who trained and worked at top accounting firm, KPMG, after graduating from both Stellenbosch University and UCT. Before joining Rhino...Read more

GBTA Africa Appoints Organization’s First President

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry— today announced Mr Kovilan Naidoo, Travel Manager – Africa for Cummins Inc, as its newly appointed President of GBTA Africa. Mr Naidoo will act as the lead...Read more

Texas: Benchmark Hospitality Names John MacMullen Area Director of Sales & Marketing

Benchmark Hospitality International®, a leading U.S.-based hospitality management company, has appointed John MacMullen area director of sales and marketing. Mr. MacMullen is based in Benchmark’s Miami office. Eric Gavin, Benchmark’s regional vice president of sales & marketing officer, made the...Read more

Florida: John Annicchiarico Named Director of Sales & Marketing for Villas Grand Cypress

Benchmark Hospitality International, a U.S.-based hospitality management company, has appointed John Annicchiarico director of sales and marketing for the Villas of Grand Cypress. Mark Cox, Benchmark’s general manager for the Villas, Benchmark’s Personal Luxury Resort® in Orlando, Florida, made the...Read more

Fort Worth CVB Names Mitch Whitten New VP of Marketing & Communications

The Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau (FWCVB) has officially announced Mitch Whitten as the new Vice President of Marketing and Communications. A longtime resident of Fort Worth, Whitten is set to begin his new position on October 2, 2013....Read more

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