Managing a ‘Hotel for Fish’

MIKE LEVEN HAS two business cards. One that identifies him as chairman and CEO of the Georgia Aquarium and another with “Almost Retired” printed...

McGowan promoted to VP at WoodSpring

Dawn McGowan is now vice president of channel and market sales for WoodSpring Hotels. Previously, McGowan was WoodSpring’s director of channel sales. In her new...

Bradley is GM at The Edwin in Chattanooga, Korman is executive chef

Greg Bradley is the new general manager of The Edwin, a boutique hotel being built in Chattanooga, Tennessee, by Vision Hospitality under Mitch Patel....

Singh is Sea Island Company’s managing director of resort operations

Vijay Singh is the new managing director of resort operations for the Sea Island Company in Sea Island, Georgia. Previously he was vice president...

Johnson now Aimbridge Hospitality chairman and CEO

Dave Johnson is now chairman of Aimbridge Hospitality while remaining chief executive officer. Robert Burg is now the company’s president as well as chief...

California hotelier receives Nelson Mandela Leadership Award

California-based hotel owner Sunil “Sunny” Tolani received the Nelson Mandela Leadership Award from the Non Resident Indian Welfare Society during The International Congress of...

Diana Nelson

Diana Nelson will replace her mother, Marilyn Carlson Nelson, as chairman of Carlson. The board of directors of Carlson, Minnetonka, MN, announced yesterday that they...

Sims is RLH Corp.’s new chief operating officer

Gary Sims will be Red Lion Hotels Corp.’s executive vice president and chief operating officer beginning June 25. Previously he was managing director of...

Hartmann is Hilton’s SVP for luxury development

Greg Hartmann is Hilton’s new senior vice president for luxury, lifestyle, resort and corporate development. Most recently he was managing director for Jones Lang...

Red Lion names Sacco chief development officer

Paul Sacco is Red Lion Hotels Corp.’s new chief development officer for upscale brands and corporate development. He oversees expansion of the Hotel RL,...