Gaylord Entertainment Company in Nashville, Tenn., has appointed Jack J. Vaughn chairman of its newly formed hotel management company, Opryland Lodging Group. Vaughn had served as president of Opryland Hospitality and Attractions division. Assuming Vaughn's former position is Jack L. Gaines, who had operated JLG Consulting, a hotel consulting business in San Antonio.
Christine B. Caulfield has been promoted to vice president of sales for Dolce International in Montvale, N.J. She had been national sales director, eastern region.
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has promoted Rocson Chang to vice president, Eastern USA. Chang, who will be based in New York City, had been assistant director, Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau, a division of (STB).
The Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City, Ga. has appointed Don Ball director of sales and marketing. Ball joins from the Wyndham Bristol Hotel in Washington, D.C., where he was director of sales and marketing.
Loews Coronado Bay Resort in Coronado, Calif., has appointed Myraline Morris director of sales and marketing. Morris join from Le Meridien San Diego at Coronado, where she served as director of sales and marketing.
Hawk's Cay Resort in Duck Key, Fla., has appointed Wade Benton director of sales and marketing. He had been director of sales and marketing for the Warwick Fiji and Naviti Hotels in the Fiji Islands.
Patrick Ault has been named sales director of corporate sales for Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Most recently, he was director of sales for the New Orleans Hilton Riverside.
Dale E. Lockett Jr. has joined the Arlington (Texas) Convention & Visitors Bureau as president and CEO. He had served as director of operations for the United States Youth Soccer Association in Richardson, Texas.
The Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas has promoted Marc L. Messina to vice president and general manager. He had been director of hotel operations.
Noble House Hotels, Resorts & Hideaways in Kirkland, Wash., has named Chuck Katan vice president of sales and marketing. Formerly, he was vice president of sales at Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts.
Canadian Pacific's Waterfront Centre Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, has promoted Kevin Oake director to group sales from senior sales manager.
Ronnie L. Burt Jr. has been promoted to national sales manager for the Atlantic City (N.J.) Convention & Visitors Authority. Burt, who will handle corporate meetings, had been sales manager and regional sales manager.
Gary Gotling has been named director of sales and marketing for the Hyatt Regency Maui, in Hawaii. Formerly, he was with the Hyatt Regency Miami, where he was director of sales.
Miles Carson has been promoted to convention sales manager for the Greater Milwaukee Convention and Visitors Bureau. Carson, who will work out of the Washington D.C. office, previously served as convention sales associate for the CVB.