Member of Board of Directors of the Corporate
Travel Association of New York
is Invited to Sit on New York’s CTA Board
New York, NY, July 6, 2004 - Joe Carino, President of The CARINO Collection, announced today that CARINO’s Director of Sales, Colleen McCollum, has been appointed a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporate Travel Association of New York (CTA), the first time a supplier/vendor has been invited to sit on the Board of this distinguished group. In addition to her other duties in her new role, McCollum will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s Membership Committee.
“I am proud to recognize Colleen’s accomplishment in receiving this appointment,” said Carino. “She has been an important part of the CARINO Collection from the company’s inception, helping us grow to become a preeminent service provider to hotels and hotel companies.” He concluded, “Colleen’s knowledge of the hotel industry and business travel is unique – and we know her value to CTA of New York will be as great as it continues to be at The CARINO Collection.”
About Colleen McCollum
McCollum graduated from Pennsylvania State University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Restaurant Management. She is also an active member of travel-related organizations such as the Hospitality Sales and Marketing International (HSMAI), for which she was Chairman of Special Events from 2000 to 2002. McCollum also holds membership positions in ACTE and NJBTA.
“I am pleased to receive this appointment, and look forward to an active
role with CTA,” said McCollum. “I hope that bringing together my
work for the CARINO Collection and my efforts for CTA will result
in added value for both organizations.”
SalesConnectTM is a web-accessible database of corporate, leisure and group account information. This on-line tool enables hotel sales departments to maximize their sales potential by gathering real-time, up-to-date contact and business profile information on existing and potential clients. In addition, for those hotels that rely on corporate and consortia business, SalesConnect will be linked to a variety of on-line RFP tools to facilitate the on-line submission of completed proposals.
Michael G. Frenkel
M FRENKEL COMMUNICATIONS, Inc.
|Also See:||The CARINO Collection Celebrates Record Setting Year of Growth and Expansion / January 2004|
|The CARINO Collection Expands Sales Management Team and Opens Los Angeles Office / May 2003|