Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed Adriana Molina as vice president of association sales. She will be based in Teneo’s Washington, D.C., offices. A member of PCMA, she has worked in both hotel sales and conference planning. She spent 25 years at Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and for the last eight years, led its global sales office in Washington, D.C.
Blaire Zahn and Liz Navarette
Visit Plano has announced the promotion of two staff members. Blaire Zahn, former convention services coordinator, will now serve as SMERF (social, military, educational, religious and fraternal) and government sales manager. In her new role, Zahn will book SMERF and government conventions, meetings, and events, as well as secure hotel room nights. She joined Visit Plano in December 2016 after working as tourism director at Mineral Wells Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Liz Navarette, previously an intern, has been promoted to the position of convention services coordinator. She will manage logistics, arrangements, and services for Visit Plano clients once they have booked an event. Navarette will also help meeting planners coordinate events in Visit Plano’s targeted market segments.
Ross Hosking has been named vice president of sales and distribution for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. He will be responsible for driving profitable commercial revenue growth across all brands, and will specifically oversee sales activities in the Americas. Hosking most recently worked as president of Meetings.com, which he helped launch. Before that, he spent six years with Wyndham Hotel Group as executive vice president of global sales.