• 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel Announces New Sales Manager

     
    POSTED November 11, 2016
     

Sam Toscano, CMP, has recently been appointed to sales manager for 1000 Island Harbor Hotel in Clayton, N.Y.

“Since opening a little more than two years ago, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, and consequently the destination, have seen a steady upsurge in visitors, conferences and weddings,” says Todd Buchko, general manager. “We’re thrilled to have Sam on our team to help manage the number of growing opportunities, and seek out more prospects that benefit both the hotel and community at large.”

Toscano's role as sales manager will be to bring in visitors both from the region and from all over the nation. He's had about eight years of experiences at Turning Stones Resort and Casino where he worked as sales manager.

Currently, Toscano is the president of the board of directors for the Eastern Great Lakes Chapter of MPI and is also a hospitality advisory board member at Monroe Community College in Rochester.

“I’m thrilled to begin working for such an incredible property and destination that are both becoming more and more known on both the consumer and business sides of hospitality,” says Toscano. “I hope to further boost Clayton and the Thousand Island region’s position and presence in the market.”

Results from the Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) 2022 Incentive Travel Destination Preferences & Their Impact on Motivation confirmed that interest in incentive travel as a motivating sales reward is at an all-time high. 91% of 405 survey respondents described group incentive travel as extremely or very motivating compared to 80% last year. Individual incentive travel was rated even higher as a motivational award at 96% versus 84% last year. 

 

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