WASHINGTON, DC—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has appointed Rosanna Maietta as SVP and department head of communications and public relations.
In this role, Maietta will drive the strategic planning for all of the association’s internal and external communications and work to strengthen outreach to mainstream, trade and political outlets.
Most recently, Maietta spent almost nine years at Fleishman Hillard, a public relations and strategic communications firm here. She served the majority of that time as SVP. In addition, she was a senior strategic counselor and manager responsible for developing communications strategies and education public education campaigns. Previously, she served as media relations manager for Newsweek Magazine, and from 1993 to 2000 was a radio anchor and reporter for major outlets in Rome including Vatican Radio, Market News Service International and Bloomberg News. Maietta is a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto, Canada, and holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.