Smart Moves

little-headshotCheryl Little

Team San Jose promoted industry veteran Cheryl Little to director of sales and destination services for the destination management organization in California’s Bay Area. Little will lead group sales efforts by driving room night production and facility revenue. She will also lead and promote destination management company services offered by Team San Jose. She was previously director of group sales and has been with Team San Jose for 26 years.


Tauseen Malik

The Adolphus Hotel in Dallas announced Tauseen Malik as general manager of hotel operations. In his new position, he oversees all aspects of the iconic property, including guest relations, front desk, housekeeping, maintenance, finances, team building and staff development. Malik has served at restaurants and luxury hotels around the world, including La Perle Du Lac in Geneva, Switzerland; Sunset Beach Resort Marina & Spa in

Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia; and Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa in Arizona.


Shannah Milstead

Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui appointed Shannah Milstead as director of sales and marketing for the Hawaiian resort. She brings more than 20 years of leadership and expertise in sales and marketing of luxury properties. Most recently, Milstead was executive director of sales programs for FRHI Hotels & Resorts. In 2015, Milstead was recognized by Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International as one of the top 25 most extraordinary minds in sales and marketing.