Mumbai: Visit Orlando President & CEO George Aguel informed that industry veteran Michael D Waterman has been appointed Chief Sales Officer for Visit Orlando.
Waterman will oversee the travel industry and convention sales teams for the official tourism association of the most visited destination in the United States, reporting directly to Aguel. With almost 30 years of experience in hospitality sales and marketing, Waterman’s background includes a 24-year tenure in multiple sales and marketing leadership roles at Marriott International and, most recently, as the President & CEO of Visit Houston. His industry service includes the boards of the U.S. Travel Association and Destination International.
“Mike is a well-respected industry leader with a wealth of experience and will be a phenomenal addition to our team,” said Aguel. Waterman assumed his new role on August 26.