Hospitality Performance Network Global hired Paul Miller to be its new regional vice president.
Daniel J. Dolce became the new vice president of sales, U.S. region, for Millennium Hotels & Resorts.
Global meeting and event management company Masterplan Inc. promoted Christina Brown to vice president of operations.
Michelle Lopez became a sales manager at Marriott ExecuStay.
Heather Johnston was named executive director of Discover Torrance [Calif.], a joint partnership between the city of Torrance and the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce.
Visit Oakland [Calif.] announced two new hires: Elisa Williams was named director of marketing and communications; Lindsay Wright was appointed a marketing assistant.
John Schafer became vice-president and managing director of the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego; Michael Kofsky was named director of sales.
Scott White is the new president and CEO of the Palm Springs [Calif.] Desert Resort Communities Convention & Visitors Authority.
Breckenridge [Colo.] Convention and Visitors Bureau Director of Sales Donna Horii was named Destination Colorado’s 2010 Peak Performer for her hard work, commitment and passion in marketing Colorado as an amazing destination to host meetings and conventions to a national audience of professional meeting planners.
Experience Colorado Springs named Doug Price its new president and CEO.
Ronnie Burt became vice president of convention sales and services of Destination DC; Melissa Riley was promoted to director of convention sales. Previously, Riley was a senior national convention sales manager.
Visit Orlando Chief Marketing Officer Danielle Saba received the Central Florida chapter of HSMAI’s Gene T. Hassett Award in recognition of her service to the growth and prosperity of the Central Florida hospitality industry.
At South Florida’s Acqualina Resort and Spa, General Manager Sase Gjorsovski received Where Magazine’s 2010 Silver Plume Award for General Manager of the Year for embodying the “Best of Class in the hospitality field” for offering superior service to guests and peers.
Jackie Thornton, CMP, M.S., an Atlanta-based independent meeting planner and public relations specialist for the events industry, received her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR).
Ralph Vick was appointed general manager of the Ritz-Carlton Lodge/Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga.
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort gave Group Rooms Coordinator Laurie Karagul and Restaurant Supervisor Jason Love 2010 Employee of the Year awards.
Steven Rose was named general manager of the Honua Kai Resort & Spa on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
Don Welsh became president and CEO of the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau. Welsh previously served as CEO of the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association.
Viki Lemasters joined Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau’s sales team as an account executive.
Stacey Nichols is the new general manager of the Hyatt Regency/Cambridge.
Michael Zayas became general manager of the Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel in Weehawken, N.J.
Tiffany Backus was appointed Visit Milwaukee’s new Washington D.C.-based sales manager.