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Loews Expands Sales Network

Tuesday July 9th, 2013 - 9:40AM

NEW YORK—Loews Hotels & Resorts appointed two additions to its national sales office: Alisha Waid executive director of national accounts for the Mid-Atlantic region and Patty Metcalf-Sobczak, executive director of national accounts for the Southeast region. 

Waid will oversee branded sales efforts in the Mid-Atlantic region and act as liaison between the association community and Loews' portfolio hotels and resorts.

Waid previously worked for Williams Hospitality Group’s collection of Puerto Rico resorts and the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, FL. Waid joined the Loews Hotels family in 2001 and led Loews Miami Beach Hotel’s association sales efforts.  Most recently, she was VP/sales for Associated Luxury Hotels International’s Mid-Atlantic sales office. 

Metcalf-Sobczak has more than 20 years' of hotel experience. She joined Loews Hotels in 2007 as director of national accounts for the Loews Don Cesar Hotel and was responsible for selling the 277-room, historic hotel in the Southeast market.

In Metcalf-Sobczak’s new role, she will oversee branded sales efforts in Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina. 

Prior to joining the company, she held a variety of sales management positions in Florida, including Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort and the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront.