VisitPittsburgh Hires Director, Convention Sales

PITTSBURGH— VisitPittsburgh, the official tourism promotion agency for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, has hired Pittsburgh native Angela K. Corvello as its new Director, Convention Sales.

Ms. Corvello began her new position at VisitPittsburgh on August 20, 2012. She will assist the Vice President, Convention Sales in managing the sales team responsible for convention sales for Pittsburgh and the entire Allegheny County area, and will also handle a convention sales market, bringing future meetings to the Pittsburgh area.

Previously, Ms. Corvello has worked in the hospitality industry for 20 years, with extensive sales experience. She has most recently been the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, the largest hotel in Pittsburgh. Ms. Corvello previously held the position of Director of Sales and Marketing at the Radisson Hotel-Pittsburgh; the Director of Sales and Marketing at the Clarion Hotel and Suites, Las Vegas, Nevada; the Director of Sales Marketing/Revenue Management at the Crowne Plaza and St. Tropez Hotels, Las Vegas, NV; and was the Director Sales, Marketing at the Hilton Hotel, Newark. NJ.

Ms. Corvello has won a number of sales awards for her commitment and dedication to the hospitality industry. As the Director of Sales and Marketing for Vista Host Hotel Management, she received the Tarsadia Hotels Top Gun Award, designating her as the top sales associate at 198% over her sales goal.

A native of Pittsburgh, Ms. Corvello is a graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, with a B.S. in Communications.

As the official tourism promotion agency for Allegheny County, VisitPittsburgh is dedicated to generating convention, trade show and leisure travel business for the Pittsburgh region.