Thomas Riel has been appointed vice-president of sales and services at the Providence Warwick (Rhode Island) Convention & Visitors Bureau. Riel previously worked for the bureau as national sales manager from 2003–2006.
“We are delighted to welcome Tom back as vice-president,” said Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of the Providence Warwick CVB. “He has excellent experience in the destination and valued perspective of the industry at large. He will undoubtedly help the organization achieve even greater successes.”
Riel most recently served as a senior account executive at Marriott’s Global Sales Organization. He has also served as the director of sales and marketing at the Renaissance Providence Hotel in Rhode Island.