Nominations now open for HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds of 2019

McLEAN, VA, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Nominations are officially open for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas Lifetime Achievement and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization awards. Honorees will be recognized during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Dinner Reception & Gala on January 21, 2020, at the New York Marriott Marquis. HSMAI’s… Read the full press release

HSMAI Americas Executive Committee members for 2019

McLEAN, VA, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) proudly announces its 2019 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The board is composed of a diverse range of travel and hospitality executives from a representative mix of HSMAI members. “As we look to the year ahead, we’re… Read the full press release

2018 HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds announced

McLean, VA, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will celebrate 25 hospitality professionals as the 2018 HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization at the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala and a private reception on January 22, 2019 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Every year, 25… Read the full press release

HSMAI partners with Level60 to offer revenue management course and classroom tools leading to a new HSMAI student certification

McLean, VA, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce a partnership with Level60 Consulting (Level60) to offer hospitality faculty members a course and classroom tools to teach revenue management, leading to a new HSMAI student certification. Designed expressly for faculty, the course and classroom tools… Read the full press release

HSMAI now accepting entries for its 2018 Adrian Awards

McLean, VA, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is officially accepting entries for its 2018 Adrian Awards, celebrating excellence in travel marketing. Now in their 62nd year, the Adrian Awards recognize standout brands and agencies for their innovation and creativity in hospitality advertising, digital marketing, and public relations campaigns. “The… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts names industry guru, Mike Wylie, head of eCommerce

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts, widely recognized in the hospitality field as the leader in hotel and resort management, is igniting its digital prowess by naming industry guru, Mike Wylie, head of eCommerce. “Hiring thought leaders such as Mike is a crucial strategy to give us a competitive… Read the full press release

HSMAI welcomes its 2018 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee

McLean, VA, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce its 2018 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The board comprises a diverse range of executives from a representative mix of HSMAI members. “We’re thrilled to be welcoming such an innovative and diverse group of… Read the full press release

HSMAI unveils its full schedule of events for 2018

McLean, VA, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce its full schedule of events for 2018. The events to be offered to hotel professionals and their partners through HSMAI Americas in 2018 will feature educational opportunities such as conferences and roundtables in addition to multifaceted-events… Read the full press release

HSMAI announces organizational membership option to become available in 2018

McLean, VA, 2017-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), which is celebrating 90 years of fueling sales, inspiring marketing, and optimizing revenue, announces that an organizational membership option will become available in 2018. It will allow hotel companies, ownership groups, hotel management companies, and partner companies to be HSMAI… Read the full press release

HSMAI announces Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Award recipients

McLean, VA, 2017-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), which is celebrating 90 years of fueling sales, is pleased to announce the HSMAI Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Award recipients. Adreana Bailey, National Sales Manager, Hilton DFW Lakes, will be recognized as the Hotel Sales Professional of the Year… Read the full press release

HSMAI celebrates industry innovators at the 60th Annual Adrian Awards

McLean, VA, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) presented the 60th Annual Adrian Awards at the New York Marriott Marquis, recognizing excellence in travel advertising, digital marketing and public relations, and the leaders behind the work. “It’s always wonderful to be able to celebrate the innovators of our… Read the full press release

HSMAI announces the recipients of the 2016 HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards

McLean, VA, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards. Randy Smith, Chairman & Co-Founder, STR, will be honored with the 2016 Albert E. Koehl Award. Melanie Brandman, Founder & CEO, The Brandman Agency, has been selected… Read the full press release

HSMAI releases Portrait of Revenue Management Leadership report

McLean, VA, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) announces the release of Portrait of Revenue Management Leadership. The report examines the results of a recent survey of hotel management executives on their current work, the challenges facing the discipline, and the evolving skills and duties of senior revenue… Read the full press release

HSMAI presents the 2016 HSMAI Digital Marketing Strategy Conference on February 17, at the New York Marriott Marquis

McLean, Va., 2016-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) presents the 2016 HSMAI Digital Marketing Strategy Conference on February 17, at the New York Marriott Marquis. The industry’s premier digital marketing event convenes key stakeholders to address the most critical trends affecting digital marketing in hotels today. With powerful educational… Read the full press release

HSMAI announced new Revenue Optimization Continuing Education & Training (ROCET) program for hotel revenue managers

McLEAN, VA, 2015-9-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), producer of the annual industry-leading Revenue Optimization Conference (ROC), is pleased to announce HSMAI’s ROCET, Revenue Optimization Continuing Education & Training, a fast-paced, one-day program designed to fuel revenue management. HSMAI’s ROCET will deliver tactical, strategic and leadership insights for hotel revenue… Read the full press release

TravelClick: HSMAI’s Washington DC Chapter will host educational and networking event for area hotel industry professionals Aug. 13

NEW YORK, 2015-7-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s Washington DC Chapter will host an educational and networking event, Budget Season Is Coming, and You Don’t Know Where to Go, for area hotel industry professionals Aug. 13 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. The event, sponsored… Read the full press release

The HSMAI Greater New York Chapter named HSMAI 2014 Chapter of the Year at HSMAI’s annual Mike Leven Leadership Conference in Dallas

McLEAN, VA, 2015-4-9 — /Travel PR News/ — The HSMAI Greater New York Chapter was named Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International 2014 Chapter of the Year at HSMAI’s annual Mike Leven Leadership Conference in Dallas. The Chapter of the Year winner and Chapter Best of the Best Awards recipients were honored at the conference. “Each year… Read the full press release

TravelClick and HSMAI announce Qbic Hotel London City and Best Western International as recipients of the 2014 eMarketer of the Year Award

Hotels Awarded for Innovation in Digital, Social and Mobile Marketing to Drive Bookings and Brand Engagement NEW YORK, 2015-2-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The eMarketer of the Year Award, presented by TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based revenue-generating solutions for the hospitality industry, together with Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) have announced… Read the full press release

The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International announced its Americas Region Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2015

McLEAN, VA, 2015-2-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has announced its Americas Region Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2015. The HSMAI board consists of a wide range of hospitality professionals from all areas of the industry, including representatives of 24 hotels and hotel companies. “HSMAI is thrilled… Read the full press release

WEILL president Geoffrey Weill is the 2014 recipient of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Winthrop W. Grice Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Public Relations

McLEAN, VA, 2015-1-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Geoffrey Weill, president of WEILL, is the 2014 recipient of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Winthrop W. Grice Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Public Relations. Weill will be honored on Feb. 23 at the HSMAI Adrian Awards Dinner Reception and Gala at the New York… Read the full press release

HSMAI and Nor1 released white paper “Engaging the Traveler in Real Time: Ancillary Revenue, Upselling, and the Mobile Platform”

McLEAN, VA, 2014-5-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), in partnership with Nor1, the technology leader in upsell solutions, today released a new white paper entitled, “Engaging the Traveler in Real Time: Ancillary Revenue, Upselling, and the Mobile Platform.” Use of mobile devices has skyrocketed. In 2014, estimates show that 40… Read the full press release

HSMAI and Federal Hospitality Solutions launch Government Insider program exclusively for hotels working with the federal government

McLEAN, VA, 2014-03-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Despite budget cuts and cancellations, the federal government continues to spend $5.9 billion in travel, according to GSA Smart Pay 2013 data. In order to help hotels get a piece of that business and better understand how to do business with the government, HSMAI, in partnership with Federal Hospitality… Read the full press release

Brand USA honored with two Gold and a Silver Adrian Award for advertising and digital marketing excellence by HSMAI

Washington, DC, 2014-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) recognized Brand USA with two Gold and a Silver Adrian Award for advertising and digital marketing excellence for its winning entries in the 57th annual Adrian Awards, the largest and most prestigious travel marketing competition globally. This year’s contest attracted more… Read the full press release