Cornett lands revenue role at Coastal

Ed Schwitzky, Senior Vice President,
Sales & Marketing, has announced the appointment of Janelle Cornett to
the position of Corporate Director of Revenue Management.Cornett, with ten
years of revenue management experience at Hilton Hotels, will provide
strategic direction, training, and oversight to all properties in the
Coastal portfolio.
  Says Yogi Hutsen, Coastal’s President, “Cornett’s hiring enhances
Coastal Hotels attention to top-line performance at the property level and
supports the goal of securing additional management contracts. We are very
excited to have Janelle as part of the Coastal team and confident in her
ability to add value.”
  Adds Schwitzky, “Janelle is especially valuable to Coastal’s collection
of hotels in that her experience runs the gamut from small to large
properties in primary, secondary, and tertiary markets ... with a revenue
management knowledge base and skill set honed during her years at Hilton.”
  Most recently, Cornett was Director of Catering and Group Revenue
Management at the Waldorf-Astoria, the first position of its kind in the
Hilton organization. As Director of Revenue Management at complexed hotels
in Ohio and North Carolina, as well as properties in Florida and Missouri,
Cornett has built a reputation based on growing RevPAR.
  A native of North Dakota, Cornett studied Communications at North
Dakota State University. Cornett is also a graduate of Hilton’s Revenue
Management University.