The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board makes senior appointment

The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (LA Tourism) has appointed Ashlee Ciora as senior director of tourism.

Ashlee Ciora
Ashlee Ciora

Ciora will be responsible for overseeing strategy and programming for half of LA Tourism’s international markets in coordination with Stephanie Nakasone, who will continue to oversee the other half.

Most recently, Ciora served as vice president of Travel Industry Sales for the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau. During her six years in Palm Springs, Ciora was responsible for the domestic and international marketing and product development for the Travel Industry Sales department.


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LA Tourism vice president of tourism Kathy Smits said: "Ashlee brings to the team deep experience in the tourism industry, an unbridled passion for our business and strong, existing relationships with many of our key stakeholders. We feel she’s an excellent addition and will help the team elevate the profile of Los Angeles in our key markets."


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