Springboard Hospitality, the leading hotel management company based in Honolulu and Los Angeles, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elsie Florio as Head of Organized Marketing. A hotel marketing expert and industry veteran, Florio specializes in developing and executing integrated marketing strategies that dramatically increase hotel direct revenues. In his new role at Springboard Hospitality, Florio will be responsible for the organization’s ongoing digital marketing efforts and brand positioning strategy across its portfolio of 36 hotels.

As an independent businesswoman before joining Springboard Hospitality, Florio has built a reputation as an agile project manager and creative tactician in the areas of direct sales, direct marketing, e-commerce, management of brand, hotel design, social media, communications and email marketing. Florio’s Inntegrated Consulting firm has worked with a wide range of independent properties including The Mansion at Glen Cove in New York City, Kenwood Inn & Spa in Sonoma Valley, and Casa Madrona in Sausalito. Over the past decade, Inntegrated Consulting has helped independent hotels increase their market share, average daily rate and occupancy rates with less reliance on online travel agencies and other marketing tactics. at high commission.

Prior to launching Inntegrated Consulting, Florio worked in hotel operations, sales and marketing for Andaz by Hyatt, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts and Morgans Hotel Group, producing advertising campaigns, managing public relations efforts and implementing world-class direct income strategies. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a BA in International Development Studies and went on to earn a Masters in Hospitality Management from Cornell University.