HSMAI is now accepting nominations for the
2014 Adrian Awards

Looking Ahead: The Factors Impacting Hospitality Revenues in 2015

Join our interactive panel of distinguished experts from forecasting, travel search and distribution, revenue management, and hospitality digital marketing.
They’ll explore opportunities, global statistics and digital marketing tactics that will impact 2015 revenues at all stages of travel.

This event will also feature a freshly updated San Diego forecast by PKF Consulting and a side-by-side comparison with our biggest competitive cities.

Bruce Baltin, Senior Vice President at PKF Consulting
James Seidman, Account Executive at Google Travel
Mariana Mechoso Safer, Vice President of Marketing, HeBS Digital

Panel Moderator
Dana Cariss, Assistant Vice President of Revenue Strategy at Destination Hotels & Resorts

Thursday, September 4, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  (Pacific Time)

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at the Aventine
Vicino Ballroom
3777 La Jolla Village Dr.
San Diego, California 92122

Member Registration $55.00 for a limited time(65.00 original price)
Non Member Registration $75.00 for a limited time(85.00 original price)
Student/Faculty Registration $25.00

Upcoming Chapter Events

Upcoming Americas Region Events

  1. 11part Government Insider webinar series

    May 27 - Dec 31
    McLean, VA
  2. 5-part Digital Marketing Webinar series

    Jul 9 - Dec 30
    McLean, VA
  3. 10-part Revenue Management series

    Jul 9 - Dec 31
    McLean, VA






Gillian Ware, CMP - San Diego Tourism Authority

Immediate Past President
Richard Hancock, MBA - SmartCity

VP of Programs/Incoming President
Francesca Pardo, CRM - iRates

Director of Logistics
Cherise Wilson, CHSE - Hyatt Regency La Jolla

Elaine Heston -
Goldfield Stage

Dana Cariss - Destination Hotels & Resorts

Director of Sponsorships/Social Media
Junvi Ola - Hospitality Content Studio

Director of Technology
Frank Casara - Torrey Pines Transportation

Director of
John Parker - Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown

Director of Recruitment
Maryann Svaglinac - USS Midway

Director of Students
Melissa Valverde - San Diego State University

SDSU Student Liaison
Juliana Meda - San Diego 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:

Cathy DeLeon - Seasons 52

Maria Borunda - Las Americas Premium Outlets

Jodie Lanhammer, CMP - Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside

Sidona Malone - Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town San Diego

Lana Ybarra - JC Resorts

Patricia Gunn, CMP - Hyatt Place San Diego Vista/Carlsbad

Anthony Bollotta - Bollotta Entertainment

Anne Paul Arancel - Booking.com

Kelly Chess - Booking.com