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16 Tips for Preventing Burnout: Keep You and Your Team Happy 😊

Burnout is most common among high achievers and is often related to being short-staffed and high turnover, both prevalent in the current climate. Over the last year, burnout has been a recurring topic for the Rising Sales Leader Council as we’ve brainstormed ways to prevent burnout in ourselves and our teams.  

HSMAI Foundation Announces Members of 2023 Board of Directors

The HSMAI Foundation is proud to announce the members of its 2023 Board of Directors. HSMAI Foundation leaders have a passion for helping solve the sales, marketing, and revenue talent challenges being faced by many hotel and hospitality companies. The board is composed of senior travel and hospitality executives, led by chair, Michelle Woodley, President, Preferred Travel Group, who is in her second year of a two-year term.

8 New Trends Revealed in HSMAI Foundation’s Annual State of Talent Report

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Foundation is thrilled to announce its second Annual State of Talent report. Released with the support of the Foundation’s corporate talent partners, the report highlights eight trends that are impacting the talent within sales, marketing, and revenue optimization departments.

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Intercollegiate Global Conference Set For February 6-10, 2023

Save the date for the HSMAI Foundation 2023 Intercollegiate Global Conference: Future Forward. The virtual event February 6-10, 2023, produced by the HSMAI Greater New York Chapter, is a unique opportunity for hospitality students & faculty to gain valuable insights and connect with top industry professionals.

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Success Stories: Lisa Checchio

HSMAI Board Member Lisa Checchio, Chief Marketing Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, discusses her career story and why she loves the hospitality industry.