Hospitality Expert Frank Fraser Joins AlliedPRA New York as Managing Director

NEW YORK, January 27, 2015 – AlliedPRA, Inc., a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, announces the appointment of Frank Fraser, CMP to the AlliedPRA New York office as Managing Director, according to Patrick Sullivan, President of AlliedPRA New York. As a key leader on the New York team, Fraser is responsible managing the AlliedPRA Sales and Operations teams and for developing new business, increasing revenue streams and managing the programs, while building strong relationships with local contacts to firmly establish AlliedPRA as the industry leader for DMC requirements in the New York area.

Fraser’s experience in the hospitality industry is most notable for his role serving as Executive Director of Catering for Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas where he and his team lead the department to Gold Platter Awards each year. He also won the Readers Choice Awards for BizBash magazine as Caterer of the Year in 2012. Prior to the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, he was the Director of Catering and Conference Services for the St Regis Monarch Beach, Director of Private Events for the Peninsula Beverly Hills and the Phoenician in Scottsdale. Fraser has been a CMP since 2007 and is a member of the New York chapter of MPI.

Frank’s proven track record as an industry leader, showcases his ability to create unique one-of-a-kind experiences for our clients, developing innovative solutions to build unforgettable programs. He pushes the bar on creativity to produce events clients will remember for years to come. We are thrilled to welcome him to the AlliedPRA New York team and look forward to much success together,” shared Sullivan.

About AlliedPRA, Inc. (www.AlliedPRA.com)

Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA is a leading global destination management and event planning company with a worldwide reach across more than 100 destinations, serving the most respected companies in every major industry sector. AlliedPRA offers clients the same unsurpassed quality from one AlliedPRA office and destination to the next. AlliedPRA offices provide the full spectrum of destination management services ranging from unique special events to complex transportation solutions, team building programs, sightseeing tours, meetings, incentives, conventions, and events. For information on the complete portfolio of international destination management services, please email Frank.Fraser@AlliedPRA.com, visit www.AlliedPRA.com or call +1 212.683.5333.

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AlliedPRA Coverage

­AlliedPRA’s European destinations are France, Italy, Monaco, Scotland, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom. AlliedPRA USA’s destinations are served by wholly-owned and independently-owned operations in Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas|Fort Worth, Hawai’i, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New England, New Orleans, New York, Northern California, Orange County, Orlando, Palm Springs, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Barbara, South Florida and Washington, D.C.

Partnering with AlliedPRA connects clients to global partners who specialize in tailoring destinations needs while adhering to the same quality standards found in each AlliedPRA location. Destinations served by Cantrav Destination Management Services include Alaska, Banff, Vancouver and Whistler. The mountain resorts in the US are covered by Destination Services Colorado. Latin America destinations are serviced by IVI Destination Management in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, and Panama. Finally, AlliedPRA’s latest partner in Iceland is headed up by DMC Incentive Travel Iceland.

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