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Cindy Hayes, Hospitality Professional, Joins AlliedPRA as Director of Sales for New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Michelle Kennedy
M: +1-949-547-2953
michelle.kennedy@alliedpra.com

SAN DIEGO, Calif., - September 30, 2013 - AlliedPRA, Inc. a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, announced today that hospitality expert Cindy Hayes has joined AlliedPRA as Director of Sales for AlliedPRANew Orleans. As a key member of the New Orleans sales team, Hayes is responsible for generating new business leads and revenue streams in the corporate & association meetings and incentives sector, while managing key accounts and building strong relationships with contacts to firmly establish AlliedPRA as the premier solution for DMC requirements in New Orleans. In addition, Hayes will lead strategic sales efforts and client development for the growing New Orleans market, focusing on supporting clients and helping expand business opportunities into AlliedPRA's vast global destinations.

Hayes brings an in-depth sales experience working in various roles during her 29 year tenure with the Hyatt Regency New Orleans to include Sales Assistant, Convention Services Manager, Sales Manager, Senior Sales Manager, Associate Director of Sales and Director of Sales & Marketing while reopening the iconic 1,193 room hotel in October 2011 with 200,000 square feet of meeting & exhibition space.  Most recently she served as the Director of National Accounts for the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, where she was responsible for group sales to mid-Atlantic associations.

"We are thrilled to welcome Cindy to the AlliedPRA New Orleans Team," shared Jeff O'Hara, President of AlliedPRA New Orleans.  "As a native of New Orleans, her keen understanding of the hospitality industry and solid sales background for meetings and events will benefit the team, helping to further expand our service offerings to our valuable clients in the city. With over 29 years of experiences in a customer-focused environment with a proven record of success, she is a perfect addition to our growing sales operations and we look forward to a long and prosperous partnership."

A graduate of Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Hayes is a member of numerous industry associations and has won multiple awards for both sales and service.

Founded in 1997 and joining the AlliedPRA family in 2002,  AlliedPRA New Orleans is an Award Winning Destination Management Company, having been recognized with ADMEI Achievement Awards, and AlliedRPRA North America Awards. They are the 4 time winner of AlliedPRA North America's award for Highest Client Satisfaction Ratings.

AlliedPRA is a leading global destination management and event planning company with a reach across three continents, 7 countries and over 100 destinations, serving the most respected companies in every major business sector. AlliedPRA offers a full-range of destination management services including event planning, transportation management, tours, teambuilding activities, site selection, product launches and on-site services. For information on the complete portfolio of AlliedPRA New Orleans portfolio of destination management services, please contact Cindy Hayes at 504.586-8181, email: cindy.hayes@alliedpra.com or visit www.alliedpra.com.                 

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­AlliedPRA European destinations include France, Italy, Monaco, Spain, and the United Kingdom. AlliedPRA Arabian destinations include, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. AlliedPRA US destinations, include wholly-owned and franchise operations throughout North America with offices located in Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New England, New Orleans, New York, Northern California, Orange County, Orlando, Palm Springs, San Antonio, San Diego,  Santa Barbara, and South Florida.