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Cynthia Mohr and Randall Tarr Named Sales Managers
for the The Radisson Plaza Hotel Myrtle Beach
April 20, 2004, Myrtle Beach, S.C. - The Radisson Plaza Hotel Myrtle Beach has named Cynthia Mohr and Randall Tarr as Sales Managers for the hotel's growing sales and marketing department. Their responsibilities include generating business by internal and external sales calls; attending appropriate travel and trade shows; client relations; coordinating all group sales efforts and generating conference and meeting business for the hotel.

Mohr joins the Radisson Plaza Hotel from Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where she served as sales manager. There, she was responsible for maintaining and exceeding rooms revenue goals, completing prospecting calls and planning outside sales trips. Mohr's time at Kingston Plantation was preceded by a four-year tenure at the Holiday Inn North in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. where she served as sales manager. In that capacity, she was responsible for maintaining group golf and tour and travel accounts and planned outside sales trips each month.

Tarr joins the Radisson Plaza Hotel from the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colo., where he served as corporate sales manager. There, he was responsible for the Denver Corporate and Association market, soliciting new business and developing a business plan for commercial and residential real estate, corporations and associations in the downtown Denver area.  Tarr's tenure at Brown Palace Hotel was preceded by his position as sales manager at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Denver. In that capacity, he was responsible for managing and maintaining multi-million dollar accounts for the SMERF Market, forecasting monthly data and statistics in comparison to yearly budgets and assisting the Denver Metro Convention and Visitor's Bureau in pursuing a major sporting event. Tarr has also held a position at Genesys Conferencing in Englewood, Colo., and served in the United States Air Force Reserves in Colorado Springs, Colo.

"The experience and expertise possessed by both Cynthia and Randall is a definite asset for our hotel," said Craig Smith, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Radisson Plaza Hotel. "Our sales team is made up of the most qualified sales professionals in the region. Both Cynthia and Randall have the determination necessary to exceed in the sales industry and I am certain with their extensive expertise coupled with their overwhelming drive to succeed, 2004 will prove to be an exceptional year."

Adjoined to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, the 12-story, Four Diamond, Radisson Plaza Myrtle Beach was named the top Radisson in the nation for 2003 in overall product condition. This architecturally unique and upscale hotel features 402 luxurious guest rooms and suites, Vidalia's Low Country Cuisine restaurant, M Bar contemporary lounge, Coffee & Cream Starbuck's style café, health club, indoor pool and gift shop. The hotel lobby and second floor lounge opens into the pre-function space at the Convention Center.

The Myrtle Beach Convention Center provides more than 140,000 square feet of meeting, ballroom and exhibition space and recently opened its latest addition the outdoor Plaza of the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The Plaza is perfect for conventions, trade shows, press conferences, weddings and small concerts.

Radisson Hotels & Resorts currently has more than 440 locations in 61 countries. Radisson is a division of Carlson Hospitality Worldwide, a global leader in hospitality services encompassing more than 1,700 hotel, resort, restaurant and cruise ship operations in 82 countries.

Nancy Cafego Greene
Public Relations Associate
Brandon Advertising
3023 Church Street
Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29577
(843) 916-2000

Also See: Profile: Craig Smith, Sales and Marketing Director, Radisson Plaza Hotel Myrtle Beach / June 2003

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