Alice Cota, DMC Hospitality Professional, Joins AlliedPRA as Global Sales Director

SAN DIEGO, Calif., – September, 2013 – AlliedPRA, Inc. a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, announced today, hospitality expert, Alice Cota joins AlliedPRA as Global Sales Director. As a key member of the global sales team, Cota is responsible for generating new business leads and revenue streams in the corporate 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 addition, Cota will drive strategic sales efforts and client development to the growing US and EMEA markets, focusing on supporting clients and helping expand business opportunities into AlliedPRA’s vast global destinations.

Cota brings an in-depth global sales experience working in various management roles with international luxury hotel management companies focusing on meetings & events, corporate travel, tour and wholesales markets. Most recently she served as the Director of Sales for the Western Region of Langham Hotels International, where she was responsible for sales to all marketing segments on the West Coast with an emphasis on group sales, setting the standards and procedures in sales and operations.

“We are thrilled to welcome Alice to the AlliedPRA Global Sales Team,” shared Denise Dornfeld, President of AlliedPRA North America. “Her keen understanding of the hospitality industry and solid international sales background for meetings and events will benefit the team, helping to further expand our service offerings to our valuable clients around the globe. With over 15 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 University of California, Los Angeles, Cota is a member of the Business Travel Association, Meeting Professionals International, the California Society of Association Executives and the Professional Convention Management Association.

Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA is the 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 international destination management services, please contact Alice Cota of the AlliedPRA Global Sales Team at +1.619.346.9695, email: alice.cota@alliedpra.com or visit www.alliedpra.com.

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AlliedPRA Coverage:
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.