25 Great Marketing Minds0
Hard work paired with creativity and imagination should be recognized!
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) recently announced its ninth annual list of the “Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing” . The list recognizes the “best of the best” in the hospitality, travel and tourism industries.
The 2011 “Top 25″ recipients were judged by a panel of senior industry executives for their recent work based on the following criteria: creativity and innovation; cutting edge sales or marketing campaigns; triumph in challenging situations; and sales efforts that resulted in dramatic gains.
Hats off to:
- Rolando Aedo: Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Alisa Bailey: President & CEO, Virginia Tourism Corporation
- Michael Bennett: VP, eCommerce & Communications, White Lodging
- Douglas Carr: Executive Director Distribution, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International
- Judy Christa-Cathey: VP, Global Brand Marketing, Hampton & Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide
- Matthew Clyde: President & CEO, Ideas Collide Marketing Communications
- Janelle Cornett: Corporate Director of Revenue Management, Coastal Hotel Group
- Sal Dickinson: Founder & Chief Executive, FloridaVacationAuction.com
- Neal Fegan: Executive Director of Revenue Management, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International
- Agnelo Fernandes: VP of Sales & Marketing, Terranea Resort / Destination Hotels & Resorts
- Wendy Ferrill: Managing Director, Worldwide Sales, Best Western International
- Chantal Figueroa: Deputy Commissioner, USVI Department of Tourism
- John Frazier: Executive VP & Deputy Director Travel Group, Quinn & Co Public Relations
- David Horton: Global Head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts
- Dan Kowalewski: VP Revenue Management Services, Wyndham Hotel Group
- Tammy Lucas: Managing Director, Marketing Programs, Best Western International
- Hunter McIntosh: Chief Operating Officer, The Boat Company LTD
- Michael Menis: VP Web & Interactive Marketing, InterContinental Hotels Group
- Jorge Pesquera: President & CEO, Palm Beach County Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Jason Price: Executive VP, HeBS Digital
- Dan Rowe: President & CEO, Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Will Seccombe: Chief Marketing Officer, Visit Florida
- Kathy Snyder Egan: President, Beaver Hollow
- Sarah Travis: Head of Travel, Online Sales, Google
- David West: VP of Marketing & Sales, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
Who’s on your list? Share in the comments section below!