LodgeNet Names Bennett as Senior Director of Sales
Monday October 22nd, 2012 - 9:42AM Y
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SIOUX FALLS, SD—LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (LNET) has promoted Michael Bennett to senior director of sales. Bennett, who will report to President/CEO Rich Battista, will provide management oversight to all field sales efforts, including gaming, in the hospitality sector. Bennett previously served as the director of gaming sales for LNET, and has past experience at Sprint, Hospitality Network and Cox Communications.
In addition, Richard Swift, senior director of hospitality solutions, will serve in a new role, reporting to Bennett. Swift will focus on promoting LNET’s portfolio of products and services to hotel owners and management groups. Matt Dice, corporate sales manager, will also report to Bennett, while Suzie O’Meara, senior director of national account management, will continue to report to Battista.
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When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.