Friday, May 31, 2024


Colleen Pace of Visit Greater Palm Springs

Crafting Success


Getting Down to the Details

Raised in Hawaii, Andrea Hennings says the hospitality industry was a big part of her childhood. It was a natural fit for her when...
Terranea_Director of Sales_Troy Wood[64]

A World of Expertise

Troy Wood’s passion for the hotel industry began in his hometown of Perth, Australia, where he first worked as a room service waiter at...
Image of Heather Johnston. May 24, 2023

Selling the Seaside

Working in the hospitality and tourism industry for her entire career, Heather Johnston has grown accustomed to marketing cool places. Although she enjoys her...

The Win-Win Collaboration

In August 1989, Ioana Vladescu immigrated from communist Romania to the United States with her parents at just 10 years old. When her parents...

Purposeful Giving

Untold dollars are spent every year on gifts like water bottles or phone chargers stamped with a company’s logo. Lauri Pastrone founded Peace by...
Cody Barrera, overseer of all catered events at LA's Music Center. Hope and Grand Events

Standing Ovations

The 22-acre Music Center is the cultural anchor of Los Angeles and one of the largest performing arts centers in the world. As director...