TRAVEL INDUSTRY EXECUTIVE JOINS THE CORPORATION FOR TRAVEL PROMOTION AS CHIEF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Washington D.C. -- The Corporation for Travel Promotion announced today that Paul Cerula will join the organization as Chief Business Development Officer.
The Corporation for Travel Promotion (CTP) was established by the Travel Promotion Act passed by Congress on February 25, 2010 and signed into law by President Obama on March 4, 2010. A non-profit entity, CTP's mission is to promote leisure, business and educational travel to the
Cerula, a former Marriott International executive, served as Senior Vice President, International Sales and Marketing for Marriott's International Lodging Division. In this role he built an extensive global sales and marketing organization that enabled unprecedented growth and expansion on all global continents. He said, "I am honored to be part of this historic opportunity to create the nation's first-ever nationally managed international tourism marketing organization for the
The CTP is a private-public partnership dedicated to increaseing international visitation to the
"We are thrilled to have Paul join our organization as Chief Business Development Officer", said Jim Evans, CEO and Executive Director for CTP. "Paul brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the global marketplace, having lived and worked abroad. He has extensive travel industry sales and marketing experience in all corners of the globe and understands the cultural landscape that will be critical for our success."
The Corporation for Travel Promotion has officially opened its headquarters at