• Radisson Blu Mall of America promotes Anastasi

     
    POSTED June 14, 2022
     
    Photo credit: Radisson Blu Mall of America

Radisson Blu Mall of America promoted Kate Anastasi to director of sales and marketing. Anastasi has been with the Radisson Blu Mall of America team for eight years and has held many support and leadership roles within the sales team. She had most recently served as the assistant director of sales and marketing. Anastasi won the 2021 Radisson Blu Manager of the Year award.  

“Kate’s leadership and track record in promoting the hotel, creating memorable events, and providing the best experience for our guests has been undeniable,” says Alex Francis, general manager of Radisson Blu Mall of America. “Over the past several years, she’s risen to the challenges and has remained steadfast in her drive to find new and innovative ways to serve our guests.”  

Anastasi created and implemented several new guest offerings at the hotel including on-trend hotel packages for guests. Most recently, Anastasi spearheaded the creation of the hotel’s Wellness Rooms with lululemon athletica’s MIRROR, which provide guests with unlimited access to state-of-the-art fitness experiences in their hotel rooms.  

In her new role, Anastasi will oversee all sales and marketing initiatives, grow the group and catering business, and further develop the sales and marketing team.   

“It has been an honor to work at one of the best hotel properties in the Twin Cities, especially over the past couple of years where the hospitality industry saw a lot of highs and lows,” says Anastasi. “I can honestly say that we have the best, hardest-working and most creative team that strives to provide guests with the best experience possible, which makes my job much easier. I’m excited about the year ahead and the opportunity to continue to serve our guests and grow our business.” 

Morrissey Hospitality announced it is partnering with Water Street Inn, a historic hotel located on the St. Croix River in Stillwater, Minn. Under the leadership of Morrissey Hospitality veteran Sam Rose and owners Chuck and Judy Dougherty, Morrissey will phase in the management of the hotel, food, beverage, and retail operations of Water Street’s business over the coming months.

 

Associations North, formerly known as the Midwest Society of Association Executives, promoted Angela Kisskeys to president of the organization.

Originally joining the team as an office administrator in 2007, Kisskeys was named marketing and communications manager in 2010 and became a co-director of Associations North in 2017. 

 

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