Craig Reaume became general manager of the Fairmont/Vancouver Airport.
Team San Jose (Calif.) announced two new hires: William Sherry is its new CEO and Julie Davis-Pitt is now director of event services.
John Ehlenfeldt became the regional director of sales for the Monterey County (Calif.) Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Breckenridge (Colo.) Convention & Visitors Bureau added two new people to its sales team: Stacy Long is now an outside sales representative and Angela Miller is now a sales coordinator.
Fred Brodsky became a group sales manager at Snowmass (Colo.) Tourism.
David Berger became general manager of the Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel & Executive Meeting Center.
Chef Brett Smith joined the staff of the Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla., as its executive chef; Alberto Avila became chef of the property’s 500 South Restaurant & Lounge.
Randy Nathan, of the Homewood Suites St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, Fla., was named Homewood Suites’ “Director of Sales of the Year.”
Visit Jacksonville appointed Dennis Tracy its senior VP, destination sales and marketing.
Harris Rosen, president and COO of Orlando-based Rosen Hotels & Resorts, was named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2011, for his entrepreneurial achievement, community service and high ethical standards.
M. Leo Hart was named director of sales at Hilton’s Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu.
Mike McCahon became director of sales and marketing for the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston, Ill.
Vicki Lemasters became an account executive with the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Terese McInnis joined the Traverse City (Mich.) Convention & Visitors Bureau as a group sales account executive.
Mike Brunkow was appointed general manager of the Northland Inn in Brooklyn Park, Minn.
Marilyn Miller was named director of sales and marketing at the Sheraton/Bloomington-Minneapolis south.
Virginia McDowell became CEO of St. Louis, Mo.-based Isle of Capri Casinos.
Diane Yost joined the Mandarin Oriental/Las Vegas as director of sales and marketing.
Wynn Las Vegas and Encore resorts mixologist Patricia Richards was named the top female bartender in America.
Reno-Sparks (Nev.) Convention and Visitors Authority appointed Shelli Fine its national sales manager, sports accounts.
Timothy Mabe was named president of the High Point (N.C.) Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Lynn Acocella-Bagley became a sales manager for Visit Charlotte (N.C.).
Harold Rapoza became general manager of the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas; Lauren Diaz became its Southeast regional sales manager.
Michelle White of Homewood Suites Dallas/Frisco (Texas) received the 2010 Director of Sales of the Year award at the 2011 Homewood Suites Annual Leadership Conference. Joel Welborn, the property’s general manager, received his second Pride of Merit Award for being a Top 10 General Manager. The property received a Pride of Merit Award for being in the top 10 percent of the brand’s SALT scores, which are based on guest satisfaction, quality assurance audits and extended-stay percentage.
The Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau hired Roger Freeman to be director of sales — Eastern region; Mary Wilson was named director of state accounts.
Casandra Brown Matej became executive director of the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Patrick Kaler was appointed president of Visit Loudon (Va.).