(Mackinac Island, Mich.) November 16, 2020 – The historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, operated by Pivot Hotels & Resorts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Orlando as the property’s new Vice President of Sales & Marketing. In her role, Orlando will develop strategies to establish the Grand Hotel as a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business.

“Dana is an outstanding addition to the Grand Hotel team,” said Doug Dean, Executive Vice President of Operations. “Her creativity, vast knowledge and expertise in the luxury hospitality industry will elevate our already iconic property through smart campaigns focused on enhancing the guest and meeting experience.”

Orlando brings with her more than 20 years of experience in driving performance for premier brands, including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Waldorf Astoria Hotels and The Luxury Collection. Most recently, she served as opening General Manager at Hotel Distil, Autograph Collection, in Louisville, KY. Over the course of her career, Orlando has been recognized for her decisive leadership, proven ability to face challenges head-on and executing sound decisions while directing all aspects of sales and marketing initiatives. Her passion is for building effective teams that are successful at building relationships, as well as adapting to and executing against new and evolving strategies. For more information on Grand Hotel, visit https://www.grandhotel.com.