Reed Travel Exhibitions’ has confirmed that Sallie Coventry will be appointed as the new Portfolio Director for the IBTM Events Portfolio.
Kokua Hospitality, Chicago, has appointed Lea Rodriguez corporate director of sales. Rodriguez was formerly director of sales and marketing for the Chicago Allerton Hotel.
Hyatt Regency San Francisco has named Stacey Edinger director of sales and marketing. Edinger was most recently director of sales and marketing for the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California.
Sayyora Asatova has been appointed director of sales and marketing at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai. Asatova previously was director of international leisure sales at Atlantis, The Palm.
Marriott International appointed Alvin Wong as director of sales and marketing for two properties in Hawaii: Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on Maui and Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on the Big Island.
The former CEO of Destination DC, Bill Hanbury has been named to lead a newly formed organization to promote tourism on the island of Bermuda.
Kenita D. Hidalgo, CMP
Kenita D. Hidalgo, CMP, was named Vice President of Events & Marketing at Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), an alternative fuel/clean transportation consulting firm located in Santa Monica, CA.
Christine Melendes has been promoted into a new role within the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) organization as Vice President, Conferences & Partnerships.