Visit Spokane Announces New
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Visit Spokane is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Enriquez to the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
In his new position, Robert will lead the sales and marketing departments, and provide strategic input, at Visit Spokane.
For the past 15-plus years, Robert has held sales and marketing leadership positions for several destination marketing organizations, including Reno Tahoe and Palm Springs. Most recently, Robert worked at the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau.
“After conducting a nation-wide search to ensure we selected the best candidate, we are very excited to have Robert as part of the Visit Spokane team,” said Cheryl Kilday, President & CEO of Visit Spokane. “His previous experience in the tourism industry, specifically working in markets similar to the Spokane region, will really give us an edge in our sales and marketing efforts.”
A 25-plus year industry veteran, Robert maintained an extensive career in the hotel industry, which included management and director positions at Loews Anatole Dallas, The Venetian Las Vegas and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. His prior career background included advertising experience at major Dallas ad agencies.
“I couldn't be happier to be a part of the Visit Spokane team,” said Robert. “The Spokane region is the ideal location for convention and leisure travelers, and I’m looking forward to using my experience in collaboration with partners to bring even more visitors to our amazing destination.”
About Visit Spokane
Visit Spokane generates economic growth for Spokane County by successfully marketing the Spokane region as a preferred destination for conventions and leisure travelers from around the world. Visitors to Spokane County spent an estimated $893 million in 2014, providing jobs for nearly 10,000 residents in the region.*
*Figures provided by Dean Runyan Associates report for the year ending 2014.