Adreana and Jane’s hard work exemplifies HSMAI’s 90-year mission of growing business for hotels and their partners.
McLean, Virginia (PRWEB)
September 11, 2017
The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), which is celebrating 90 years of fueling sales, is pleased to announce the HSMAI Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Award recipients. Adreana Bailey, National Sales Manager, Hilton DFW Lakes, was recognized as the Hotel Sales Professional of the Year in the On-property category. Jane Pearsall, Senior Manager of Worldwide Sales, Global Business Travel, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, received the Above-property Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Award. Pearsall and Bailey were honored with the awards—which are in their inaugural year—on September 6, 2017 at HSMAI’s 90th Anniversary Celebration Dinner at Lansdowne Resort & Spa in Leesburg, Virginia.
The HSMAI Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Awards honor individuals that exemplify strong sales performance producing measurable results and demonstrate excellence in all of the following areas: creativity and initiative; sales acumen; innovative leadership; and advancement of the discipline.
“HSMAI is proud to honor Adreana and Jane for their outstanding achievements in hotel sales,” said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHBA, president & CEO of HSMAI. He added, “This year, HSMAI is celebrating a very important milestone—90 years—and we are elated that a special part of the celebration is devoted to honoring these two distinguished hotel sales professionals. Adreana and Jane’s hard work exemplifies HSMAI’s 90-year mission of growing business for hotels and their partners.” (For a brief recap of HSMAI’s 90 years of innovation, view the 6-minute video, “Celebrating 90 Years: An HSMAI Video Story.”)
Adreana Bailey, National Sales Manager of Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, received HSMAI’s On-property Hotel Sales Professional of the Year Award. Bailey’s more than 20 years in hotel sales have boasted roles at 5-diamond resorts and world class resort casinos—including the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, the Hilton Waikoloa Village, and the Peppermill Resort & Casino in Reno. Over the course of her six years thus far at Hilton DFW Lakes, Bailey…