VISIT FAIRFAX BOARD MEMBER TAKES CHAIRMANSHIP OF IAHI
Mark Carrier Announced as New Chairman of Owner's Association for IHG Hotels (IAHI)
Fairfax County, VA - November 16, 2009 - Visit Fairfax congratulates Board Member and formerChairman Mark Carrier, Senior Vice President of the B.F. Saul Company Hotel Division, on his new position as Chairman of the IAHI (Owner's Association for IHG Hotels) Board of Directors.
"Mark Carrier has been an incredible asset to the success of Visit Fairfax in our mission to promote Fairfax County, Virginia, as a premier destination for business travelers and recreational visitors alike," says Barry Biggar, President & CEO of Visit Fairfax. "Under his experienced direction, the IAHI is sure to make a positive impact on behalf of all IHG brand hotel franchisees."
The IAHI represents more than 3,000 owners of IHG brand hotels worldwide, including several Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels in B.F. Saul Company's portfolio. In addition to his responsibilities of strategic planning and overall operational direction for B.F. Saul Company and more than 15 years affiliated with IAHI, Mr. Carrier has been an active member of the Visit Fairfax Board of Directors, recently serving as Chairman of the Board.
Visit Fairfax is the official tourism organization for Fairfax County, Virginia. Charged with destination marketing and tourism promotion, it is directed by many of the County's top tourism and hospitality leaders. For more information, please visit www.fxva.com.
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