Luncheon: How to Market to Asian Travelers - Part II

The rapid growth of travel markets from China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan is changing the face of hospitality marketing. During this luncheon, Barry Nakano, Director of Business Development, PacRim Marketing Group, will teach you how to effectively reach out to Asian travelers, what they look for in a destination, and addressing their travel preferences. You’ll also find opportunities for San Diego and tips that will help you to develop effective marketing strategies targeted to the Asian travel consumer.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM
Pacific Time

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, California 92109 

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Revenue Management Professional Award

HSMAI is accepting nominations for the Revenue Management Professional of the Year Award and the new Vanguard Award for Lifetime Achievement in Revenue Management
Nominations for both awards are due by Friday, April 10, 2015. 
Honorees for both awards will be recognized at HSMAI's Revenue Optimization Conference in Austin, Texas (June 15, 2015).

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                    Board of Directors                        2015

Become an HSMAI Board or Committee Member Now!

Are you interested in volunteering in an organization committed to the San Diego hospitality community? We welcome applications to become a Board or Committee member year round with an official Board change at the end of every calendar year. Please refer to this document for the board position descriptions. Please fill out the online application form or contact us with your interest to serve and we'll find a place for you.


Francesca Pardo, CRM - Roomlia

Immediate Past President
Gillian Ware, CMP
- SD Tourism Authority
President Elect/Vice President-Programs
Dana Cariss - Destination Hotels & Resorts

Vice President/Membership & Recruitment
John Parker - Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown

Elaine La Placa Heston - Goldfield Stage Company

Richard Hancock - Smart City, SD Convention Center

Director of Communications
Nailah Blades - Donna + Nailah Marketing

Director of Technology
Ira Vouk, CHA, CRME - iRates LLC, Gaslamp Hotel Management Inc.

Director of Logistics & Fundraising
MaryAnn Svaglinac - U.S.S. Midway

Director at Large
Junvi Ola - Hospitality Content Studio

Student Liaison
Sonya Schafer - SD State University

Managing Director
Denise Vissat - Very Well Done Productions

New HSMAI-SD Members

HSMAI San Diego would like to welcome the following new members:

Jigger Abendano - Expedia Lodging Partner Service

Pete Pandit - AV Guys Inc.

Kris Umstattd- Expedia