InterContinental Hotels Group Expands Americas Sales Team

by Jessica Montevago


Five new hires are joining InterContinental Hotel Group’s Americas Sales Team.

Laura Dinu will serve as director of groups and meetings for IHG’s corporate division. She will oversee all market meeting directors, focusing on increasing direct corporate group revenue. Dinu previously held a leadership position at Omni Hotels for the West Coast sales office.

Cindy Brewster joined IHG as a marketing meetings director, responsible for the development and solicitation of corporate group meeting accounts based on the West Coast. She was formerly director of international sales at Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants.

There are two new marketing directors for the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Areas and the Pacific Northwest.  Meghan Forbes is responsible for corporate groups and meetings; she previously managed the group and transient strategy of 30 of Starwood’s top accounts. Kelly King, the new market meeting director, will handle group business and developing new accounts. King has held multiple positions with Starwood Hotels & Resorts over the past 20 years

Finally, Stan Hershenow will lead IHG’s incentive accounts team, including direct responsibility for Maritz production. Most recently, he was regional director of group sales for Starwood’s Hawaii Region.

  0
  0
Tip of the Day
Daily Top List

Top Five 2017 Travel Destinations

1. Havana, Cuba

2. Cape Town, South Africa

3. Merida, Mexico

4. Denver, Colorado

5. Vancouver, Canada

Source: Forbes

TMR Recommendations
Top Stories
Hoteliers On The Move, July 2017
Hoteliers On The Move, July 2017

To help you keep up with your favorite GMs and hotel executives as they move around and open new properties, Mary Gostelow offers up a monthly update of who's doing what.

Industry Mourns Passing Of Pallavi Shah
Industry Mourns Passing Of Pallavi Shah

A beloved travel industry fixture who connected people to each other, and to destinations all over the world, Shah is being remembered fondly this week.

One On One With Air Canada’s Duncan Bureau
One On One With Air Canada’s Duncan Bureau

The VP of global sales sat down with TMR to discuss the importance of travel advisors as partners to Air Canada's business.

ASTA Chapters See Growth Spurt Under New Policy
ASTA Chapters See Growth Spurt Under New Policy

Ten new chapters in 12 months bring ASTA back to its grass roots, Steve Powers tells the crowd at the Long Island ASTAPAC fundraiser this week. (And thanks for dinner, Puerto Rico!)

Hoteliers On The Move, June 2017
Hoteliers On The Move, June 2017

To help you keep up with your favorite GMs and hotel executives as they move around and open new properties, Mary Gostelow offers up a monthly update of who's doing what.

Canadian Travel Agent Award Winners Exemplify Superior Service
Canadian Travel Agent Award Winners Exemplify Superior Service

Travel advisors were recognized for their service excellence, professional achievement and industry advocacy at the ACTA/Air Canada annual awards ceremony at TMR's recent Travel MarketPlace.

News Briefs
Advertiser's Voice
Advertiser's Voice: American Queen Steamboat Company