FORT LAUDERDALE -- Marriott's Harbor Beach here has named Bill
Baumler as director of national accounts and Joyce Cowan as cluster
director of revenue management. Baumler most recently was director
of sales for the Nashville (Tenn.) Airport Marriott.
Cowan had been director of reservation sales at the Ritz-Carlton
Palm Beach. Cowan is responsible for analyzing trends among leisure
guests at the Harbor Beach property as well as a sister hotel, the
Fort Lauderdale Marina Marriott. Using this information, she will
help to develop strategies for drawing new and repeat visitors.