News for the Hospitality Executive
by Hilton Ithaca Located in Lansing, New York
ITHACA, NY (August 18, 2008) --- Kelli Cartmill has been named director of sales for the Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca located in the Village of Lansing. The 91-room Homewood Suites, which opened last year, is professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel management firm operating 26 properties in 9 states.
As director of sales, Cartmill will be responsible for the total sales effort of the hotel, including developing and maintaining new accounts, supervising sales related personnel, and implementing sales and marketing strategies so as to maximize profits of the hotel while maintaining guest satisfaction. She joins Waterford with more than 14 years of sales experience. Cartmill began her hospitality career at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Atlanta, GA, where she started as catering sales manager before being promoted to sales manager. She also held sales manager positions at both the Holiday Inn Select and the Crowne Plaza Ravinia Hotel, both in Georgia. Cartmill most recently served as senior sales manager for the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center.
Cartmill holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the College of Human Resources at the University of Delaware. She is a native of Ithaca and recently relocated back to the area.
“We are very pleased to welcome Kelli to Homewood Suites Ithaca,” commented Jenny Cast, general manager for the hotel. “With her extensive hospitality background she is an important asset to our team. We wish her great success in this new role,” she added.
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|Also See:||Jenny Cast Named General Manager and Amy Magdon Named Director of Sales at the Homewood Suites by Hilton in the Village of Lansing, New York / January 2007|
|Waterford Hotel Group Opens $13 Million Homewood Suites by Hilton in Ithaca, NY / May 2007|