Fairmont Hotels has appointed Aulani Kealoha and Ben Shih to the new positions of regional directors of leisure sales for Hawaii and San Diego. Kealoha and Shih will provide regional account management and development for key wholesale and leisure accounts for the Fairmont Kea Lani, Fairmont Orchid and Fairmont Grand Del Mar resorts.
Aulani Kealoha brings 26 years of luxury sales experience to her role as regional director of leisure sales. Joining Fairmont Kea Lani as director of leisure sales in 2006, during her tenure Aulani became an ambassador for the resort and brand. Prior to joining Fairmont Kea Lani, Aulani held sales positions with Four Seasons Hawaii.
Ben Shih joins from his most recent position as director of sales and marketing at Fairmont San Jose having held progressive positions in sales and marketing since joining Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in 2004. Ben brings over 16 years of hospitality sales experience to his role with a background selling both city and resort properties.