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  • Meet Christie Post

     
    POSTED February 20, 2017
     

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to brittany.trevick@tigeroak.com.

Christie Post was recently hired as the director of sales northwest for Teneo Hospitality Group in Portland, Ore.

1. What are you looking forward to in your new role as director of sales northwest for Teneo Hospitality Group?

I am really looking forward to fostering long-term relationships with our clients, which is two-fold.  From a planner perspective, it is really rewarding to offer such diversity in global experiences, collaborate to find the right solution and be a trusted advocate from start to finish. From a member hotel and DMC perspective, I love having the opportunity to collaborate and strategize with our partners to help them achieve their goals, be successful and be considered a valuable extension of their sales teams.

2. How do you think your past industry experience has prepared you for this role?

My nine years at Krisam Group representing many of Teneo’s current member partners is extremely helpful from the standpoint of property and destination knowledge. As well, having worked for several hotel brands spanning large convention properties to smaller high end resorts, I’ve had the opportunity to work with a variety of organizations’ meetings and incentives, ranging in size and scope. I look forward to drawing upon all of this experience and knowledge in my role at Teneo.

3. What goals do you have in mind for the hospitality group this year and further down the line?

I’m excited to be part of a growing company and team that can bring so much value and strategic partnership to both our planner clients and member partners. Personally, I am thrilled to be working with some of my previous clients who may not know Teneo or our partners, and acting as a conduit to create new connections and experiences.

4. How did you get into the industry?

As a child, my family lived abroad and we took full advantage of traveling as much as possible while there. These experiences definitely piqued my interest in travel and hospitality at a young age. I was also fortunate to have attended Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration which opened my eyes to so many facets of this fun, fast-paced and exciting industry… and I’ve remained a part of it ever since.

5. What do you enjoy most about the hospitality industry?

The hospitality industry brings people together through unique experiences and destinations and I really enjoy being a part of that. Every day in this industry presents an opportunity to learn something, tackle a new challenge and make an impact. 

Heidel House Resort & Spa in Green Lake, Wis., has announced a Pick Your Promotion deal that will last through Dec. 30, 2017.

Packages include discounts on a private Escapade Yacht Cruise, a complimentary Executive Golf Package, a complimentary Breakfast Break, a S'mores Bar and Bonfire and more. Heidel House Resort & Spa is situated on Green Lake, no more than 90 minutes away from many of Wisconsin's major cities.

 

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The remodel that began in fall 2016 has been completed at the Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown. In celebration of the renovation, the hotel and Wynkoop Brewing Co. have partnered to offer guests exclusive access to the historic LoDo brewery.

The package includes accommodations in a downtown guest room, a 32-ounce growler filled with a craft beer of your choice and a $40 credit toward valet parking.