SBWIT Fights Cancer
For the fifth time in eight years, South Bay Women in Travel
(SBWIT) fielded a team of walkers and runners in support of the
Revlon Run/Walk for Women’s Cancers. The event was held May 7.
Thirty-seven men, women and children participated on this year’s
SBWIT team, joining a crowd of 50,000 people on a 3.1-mile course
through Los Angeles.
Team captain Beverly Auerbach reported that this was SBWIT’s
largest crowd yet. Together the Southern California group raised
approximately $3,000 toward cancer research and
Flood Promoted at Starwood
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii has promoted Victoria Flood to
senior manager of partnership and online marketing. In her new
position she will lead the development and execution of an
integrated partner marketing plan at 16 hotel properties
located in Hawaii and French Polynesia.
Previously, Flood served as Starwood Hawaii’s online marketing
Ritz-Carlton Appoints Curry
Ed Curry has been appointed director of sales and marketing for the
Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa in Pasadena, Calif. He has
more than 11 years experience in the hospitality industry. His new
duties will include overseeing a team comprised of group and
transient sales managers, the director of public relations, the
in-house reservations department and administrative assistants.
Curry has been with the Ritz-Carlton since 2003, working as
director of sales and marketing for the Ritz-Carlton, Marina Del