Industry Update
Appointment 9 June 2016

Vanessa Claspill

Appointed Regional Director of Sales & Marketing
At The Line Hotel in Austin - TX, USA

Vanessa ClaspillVanessa Claspill will be taking on the position of Regional Director of Sales & Marketing. In this role she will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of direct sales and property marketing for the current Radisson Hotel and Suites Austin, which will remain open during the renovation process. Most importantly, she will lead direct sales and marketing efforts surrounding the launch of The Line Austin and will work closely with the creative and development teams to help define and solidify the foundation of The Line in the unique city of Austin. Vanessa has twenty years of experience in the hospitality industry, successfully opening three properties and leading repositioning initiatives among several others. The Last eight years of her career were spent at the W Hotels, where she drove the sales & marketing efforts for the W Dallas, the W’s of New Orleans complex, and most recently the W Austin.

Sydell Group

Sydell Group is the creator and manager of unique hotels deeply rooted in their location and architecture. Sydell’s core expertise is an ability to collaborate with original talent within the world of design, food & beverage, and retail, and bring them together in the creation of compelling new hotels that engage the communities around them.
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