Carol Hian, a second generation hospitality professional, has joined Reserve Direct as the new San Diego Market Manager. Hian is a long time San Diego resident and has worked in numerous landmark hotels such as Vacation Village, The Lafayette Hotel and the Hacienda Hotel Old Town. She has also held sales and management positions with aRes Travel, the San Diego Tourism Authority and the San Diego East Visitors Bureau.
Hian will be representing Reserve Direct’s local travel website Reserve San Diego. As Market Manager, she will foster travel supplier relationships and destination opportunities throughout the San Diego region. Hian will also act as liaison between San Diego travel suppliers and other Reserve Direct employees to best address product and consumer needs.
“Carol’s years of involvement in the San Diego tourism industry, as well as her strong familiarity with sales and marketing, make her an asset to the Reserve Direct team,” stated John Johnson, President of Reserve Direct. “We are confident she will continue to build quality relationships with our travel suppliers and help us grow in that destination.”
Reserve Direct is a travel reservation company that focuses on specific travel destinations, offering local expertise and reservations for shows and attractions, as well as lodging and hotel reservations to vacationers, families and businesses. The company also offers fulfillment tools to travel suppliers and other regional travel resources. Reserve Direct provides travel service in a variety of markets like Branson, Missouri; Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee; Orlando and St. Augustine, Florida; Williamsburg, Virginia; the Hawaiian Islands; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; New York City, New York; San Diego and Los Angeles, California.