Canada's National Sales Department has hired Lori Anderson as the new Regional Sales Manager for Eastern Canada. She is based out of
Peterborough and will be taking care of
the corporate market for Travelodge Canada. Anderson has made a
name for herself within the hospitality industry as an aggressive seller who
exceeds expectations. She comes from a strong corporate background with over 20 years of sales and operations experience in the hotel industry.
The Board of Directors of Tourism Kelowna has appointed Lisanne Ballantyne as its president and
CEO. Ballantyne is a seasoned executive with senior leadership experience that
spans tourism, economic development, major events, marketing sponsorships,
sales, and public assembly facilities management and will join the Tourism
Kelowna team October 30, 2017. Most recently, Ms. Ballantyne was general manager of
Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre. Her professional experience includes senior marketing, sales and communications
roles with Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, the Government of
Alberta, and Westerner Park Red Deer in addition to working with arts and
culture, nonprofit, technology, and media organizations.
RLH Corporation bolstered its Lodging Development division with the addition of Paul Sacco as chief development officer, Upscale Brands & Corporate Development. Sacco will focus on driving further footprint advancement of the burgeoning Hotel RL brand, as well as Red Lion Hotels, Red Lion Inn & Suites, Signature Inn, Lexington and Settle Inn. Sacco joins RLH Corporation from TPG Hotels & Resorts, where he was president and chief development officer for the past four years. Sacco also has senior development experience at Pyramid Hotel Group and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Worldwide.
Technology, a premier hotel property management system (PMS) provider,
announces the promotion of Doug Hogan to vice president Business Operations,
Global Sales and Marketing. In this expanded role, Hogan will be responsible for
leading business operations, financial planning and management, strategic
planning, and global sales and marketing for SkyTouch Technology.