Sun Valley Hotel Executive Appointed to Idaho Travel Council

STORY AND PHOTO BY KAREN BOSSICKTim Johnson, the director of gross sales for the Limelight Hotel Ketchum/Sun Valley, has been appointed to the Idaho Travel Council.Johnson was appointed by Gov. Brad Little to symbolize Region 7, or Central Idaho, for a three-year time period.Johnson has greater than 35 years in resort trade administration and hospitality gross sales and advertising and marketing management positions, having served because the director of gross sales for Crested Butte Mountain Resort, western regional director of gross sales for The Mountain Collection by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, proprietor and developer of The Cabins Club at Winter Park and director of gross sales and advertising and marketing at The Westin Snowmass Resort.He manages the gross sales workers on the Limelight, together with strategic campaigns, the event of resort advertising and marketing plans and initiatives and trade companion relationships. He handles resort branding, company gross sales and advertising and marketing plans, web site improvement and media and PR initiatives. And he serves because the lodging consultant for the Visit Sun Valley Advisory Board.“His intensive hospitality, gross sales and advertising and marketing expertise dovetails completely with the mission of the Idaho Travel Council, and we glance ahead to listening to his recent concepts and perspective,” mentioned Tom Kealey, Idaho Commerce director.  Johnson mentioned he was enthusiastic about his appointment: “I’m wanting ahead to working with the professionals that make up the Council and studying extra concerning the tourism advertising and marketing methods being carried out within the communities throughout the state.”The Idaho Travel Council is made up of eight Governor-appointed members. Their mission is to advise Idaho Department of Commerce-Tourism Development actions and applications. The council additionally awards grants to candidates of the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program.

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