Los Angeles Tourism News

Leadership team appointed for Dream Hollywood

Leadership team appointed for Dream Hollywood

20 January 2017 Hotel News

Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group has announced the appointments of three seasoned hospitality executives to lead its west coast flagship, Dream Hollywood. Ayo Akinsete will take up the role of general manager at the property, while Kendall Viola will become director of sales and marketing, while Carly Skinner will become hotel manager.

World Travel Market 2016: Ciora takes senior role at LA Tourism

World Travel Market 2016: Ciora takes senior role at LA Tourism

The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board has announced the appointment of Ashlee Ciora as senior director, tourism. Ciora will be responsible for overseeing strategy and programming for half of LA Tourism’s international markets in coordination with Stephanie Nakasone, who will continue to oversee the other half. Ciora will report to Kathy Smits, vice president, tourism, at LA Tourism. Most recently, Ciora served as vice president of travel industry sales for the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Los Angeles International Airport welcomes new connection facility

Los Angeles International Airport welcomes new connection facility

5 October 2016 Airline News

Millions of LAX passengers will now be able to reach their connecting flights more quickly and conveniently, thanks to a brand-new, $148-million facility at the airport. The Terminal 4 Connector is a new piece of the LAX Central Terminal Area that connects the airport’s south side terminals — Terminals 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 — with the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

Breaking Travel News interview: Salvatore Imposimato, VP, brand experience, Hollywood Roosevelt

Breaking Travel News interview: Salvatore Imposimato, VP, brand experience, Hollywood Roosevelt

23 June 2016 Focus

The iconic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, which first opened its doors in May of 1927, has recently relaunched following a $25 million renovation. At the heart of the re-launch has been Salvatore Imposimato, vice president of brand experience. With 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality business, he has run some of the most in demand bars and nightlife spots in the world, all while managing a healthy dose of traditional travel marketing. Here Breaking Travel News speaks to Imposimato about his latest project.