Category Archives: Smart Moves

5 Smart Moves

5 Smart Moves at South Point Hotel, Journal Hotels and More

John Cannizzaro  John Cannizzaro accepts the position of director of catering for the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas. He brings 10-plus years of senior level experience working in the dining and catering industry. Some of his most recent positions were held at Tropicana Las Vegas as services manager, and catering manager at ARIA Resort…

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10 Smart Moves at Visit Santa Cruz, Benchmark, Turtle Bay Resort, Westgate Park City and More

Laura Manriquez  Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) in California has hired Laura Manriquez as the new director of sales and marketing. She brings more than eight years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry and will focus on management of sales and marketing programs for group travel. She will target two primary markets: corporate group…

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7 Smart Moves

7 Smart Moves at The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, ART Hotel, and More

Marian Wilson The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe announced the appointment of Marion Wilson as director of sales and marketing of the 170-room resort. In her role, Wilson will oversee revenue management; group, catering and transient sales; as well as marketing initiatives for the AAA Five Diamond resort. Wilson previously served as the director of sales at Horseshoe Bar…

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Smart Moves Women

4 Women Making Smart Moves at Palace Resorts, Fairmont San Jose and More

Marie Lanaud General Manager Michael Musarra announced the appointment of Marie Lanaud as director of catering for Fairmont San Jose, a landmark in Silicon Valley, California. Lanaud will be responsible for organizing and promoting food and beverage, while exceeding guest expectations and financial targets at the 805-room hotel. She has a decade of experience and previously…

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Smart Moves June 21

5 Smart Moves at Visit Albuquerque, LGBT Meeting Professionals Association and More

Tod Chambers  Tod Chambers was appointed managing director of Waldorf Astoria Chicago and Conrad Chicago. Chambers, who has 25 years of experience with the Hilton brand, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the luxury hotels, both located within The Magnificent Mile. Chambers most recently served as general manager of The Roosevelt New Orleans, a…

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Smart Moves June 14

4 Smart Moves at Hyatt, Hotel Ivy and More

Dana Orlando  Wischermann Partners appointed Dana Orlando as general manager of Hotel Ivy, a Luxury Collection Hotel. Orlando will lead the operation of the historic downtown hotel located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her previous roles include director of sales group and catering at The Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and hotel manager at Waldorf Astoria in Park City, Utah. She…

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