Hackett Named VP/Transient Sales for Loews
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NEW YORK, NY—Loews Hotels & Resorts has appointed John Hackett as VP, transient sales. Hackett will lead the company’s centralized transient sales efforts within the business and leisure traveler segments.
Hackett has more than 20 years of travel and hospitality industry experience. He has led domestic and global sales teams for a number of companies including Wyndham International, Omni Hotels and Travelocity. In Hackett’s most recent role at BCD Travel, he was responsible for new business acquisition, account retention and new product development.
He has been an active member of many associations throughout his career including the Global Business Travelers Association (GBTA) and the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE).
Hackett received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from Drexel University.
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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.