Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
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HSMAI and Libris Release Special Report on Hospitality and Travel Industry Use of Visual Assets
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) announces the release of The Lifecycle of Visual Assets in Hospitality and Travel. Produced in partnership with Libris by PhotoShelter, the special report offers a clear picture of how hospitality and travel professionals source, share, access, use, and measure return on investment of visual assets, such as photography and video.

HSMAI Releases Report on 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 management professionals.


HSMAI Honors Arizona Chapter as HSMAI Chapter of the Year
HSMAI recognized its, “Best of the Best” chapters in the Americas Region for leadership, development, educational programming, and community involvement at HSMAI’s annual Mike Leven Leadership Conference. The HSMAI Arizona Chapter was honored as 2015-2016 Chapter of the Year.

HSMAI to Produce Executive T.H.I.N.K. Events in Cuba and at CES 2017
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association is pleased to announce HSMAI Executive T.H.I.N.K. (Travel & Hospitality Innovation, Networking & Knowledge) programs will take place in Havana, Cuba, December 5 – 8, 2016, and Las Vegas, Nevada, January 5 – 7, 2017, at CES 2017. T.H.I.N.K. programs provide senior hospitality executives an experiential and unique learning opportunity.


HSMAI Seeking Nominations for Lifetime Achievement, Top 25 Extraordinary Minds Awards


Calling All Innovators: HSMAI Adrian Awards 2016 Open For Entry
60th Anniversary of Competition Honoring Travel Marketing Excellence


HSMAI Announces New Online Sales Training Course Sales2Win


HSMAI Names Revenue Management Professionals of the Year, Vanguard Award Honoree for 2016
The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is honored to name Christian Boerger, CRME, corporate director of revenue strategy, Pacific Hospitality Group, as its Corporate Revenue Management Professional of the Year; Emily Bowen, CRME, director of revenue, reservation and distribution, Penn State Hospitality Services, as its Single/Multi-unit Revenue Management Professional of the Year; and Dr. Ravi Mehrotra, who co-founded IDeaS Revenue Solutions in 1989, with the Vanguard Award for Lifetime Achievement in Revenue Management.


HSMAI’s ROC Americas Coming to New Orleans
HSMAI Revenue Optimization Conference (ROC) slated for June 22


HSMAI Announces Promotions and New Staff Joining Team

HSMAI’s ROCET Revenue Optimization Events Coming to the West Coast
Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles Conference Dates Announced


HSMAI Presents 59th Annual Adrian Awards
Winners Showcase Best Practices in Advertising, Digital Marketing, and Public Relations for the Hospitality Industry

HSMAI and Infor Release White Paper on the Impact of Personalization on the Industry
This white paper from HSMAI and Infor explores the impact of personalization in the hotel industry.

HSMAI Announces Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2016

Honorees in Hospitality Advertising, Digital Marketing, Public Relations to be Spotlighted at Adrian Awards Gala
HSMAI Honors Winners at February 16 Awards Gala


HSMAI Hosts Digital Marketing Strategy Conference
Most Comprehensive Event on Digital Marketing

2015 Honorees Announced for The HSMAI Top 25: Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing, Revenue Optimization
Winners to be honored at the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala, February 16 at the New York Marriott Marquis

George Aguel, Visit Orlando President & CEO, to Receive HSMAI Albert E. Koehl Award
George Aguel, President & CEO, Visit Orlando, has been selected as the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) Albert E. Koehl Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Marketing recipient for 2015.



HSMAI to Honor Gordon Lambourne with Winthrop W. Grice Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Relations
Lambourne will be honored at the HSMAI Adrian Awards Dinner Reception and Gala on Feb. 16 at the New York Marriott Marquis.