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Lisa DeSantis Named Director of Sales for Homewood Suites
by Hilton Ithaca, Located in Lansing, NY
ITHACA, NY (March 30, 2010) --- Lisa DeSantis was recently named director of sales for Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca, located in the Village of Lansing, NY. The 91-room Homewood Suites, which opened in May 2007, is professionally managed by Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel management firm operating 25 properties in 9 states.
As director of sales, DeSantis 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.
DeSantis joins the Ithaca team from her most recent role as a project assistant for Hotel eSolutions/HRM in Geneva, NY, where she provided e-commerce management solutions to independent hoteliers. Her prior experience includes serving as sales and catering manager for the Genesee Grande Hotel in Syracuse, director of sales for the Holiday Inn at the University in Binghamton, NY, and director of catering for the Owego Treadway Inn and Conference Center in Owego, NY.
“I am confident that Lisa’s enthusiasm, experience, and dedication make her an excellent addition to the Homewood Suites team,” commented Missy Stoner, general manager for the hotel. “We welcome her to the Ithaca team and wish her great success in her new role.”
DeSantis graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Administration. She is an active business member of the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce, and resides in Owego, NY.
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