Industry People 8-18-2005

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 crow


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
education.






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 manager.






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 Rey.

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