Going Places

November 2018

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hired Bob Harris as its new executive vice president of sales. Harris brings significant CVB sales and marketing experience to the Myrtle Beach area. He currently serves as senior vice president of tourism at the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance.

November 2018

Meliá Hotels International announced Nashelly Tapia as the new director of sales and marketing of Meliá Nassau Beach – All Inclusive. In her new role, she will be responsible for increasing the property’s visibility within various marketing channels and driving the hotel’s sales goals.

October 2018

Visit Indy announced the hiring of Jenny Lynch as national sales manager, covering the Chicago, Wisconsin, and Minnesota markets. Her depth of industry knowledge and more than 30 years in the hospitality and convention sales industry will continue to push Indianapolis forward as a premier convention and event destination.

October 2018

As Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver celebrates its 20th anniversary, the property announced the hire of Christopher Guse as its new general manager. Guse comes to Monaco Denver from Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix where he spent the last two years serving as assistant general manager.

October 2018

Kimpton Monaco Salt Lake City announced the hire of Ric Tanner as its new general manager. Tanner brings over 30 years of industry experience to the Monaco, with his most recent role serving as the regional director of sales and marketing where he oversaw and provided support for Kimpton hotels located within the Pacific Northwest, Mountain and Midwest regions.

October 2018

Visit Wichita, the CVB for the greater Wichita area, named Jessica Viramontez convention sales manager. In this role, Viramontez will build relationships with meeting planners and market Wichita as a convention and meeting destination, helping groups identify and select facilities, hotels and vendors to ensure visitors have a successful meeting experience – and also a memorable visit by enjoying the city’s museums, attractions, live shows, shopping and dining. Her focus areas include aerospace/aviation, government/military (non-reunion), environmental, engineering and scientific, legal, finance and energy.

October 2018

Omni Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Todd Raessler as general manager of Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, which is currently undergoing a $150 million renovation. In this new role, Raessler will oversee all operations at the transformed Texas Hill Country resort, reopening in May 2019.

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