PHOENIX, Ariz. — Dorothy Dowling, SVP and chief Marketing officer of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, has been named the recipient of the Silver Stevie Award in the Marketing Executive of the Year category.
Dowling was selected for her 30-plus years of dedication to hospitality marketing, and for leading Best Western’s notable achievements in 2016, including the brand’s iconic refresh, the revamp of its Best Western Rewards (BWR) loyalty program, and its industry partnerships.
“Dorothy is an outstanding member of Best Western’s executive leadership team, and one that we are grateful to have leading our marketing and sales initiatives” says David Kong, president and CEO of Best Western. “Dorothy’s receipt of this award is well deserved, as it reflects her tremendous work ethic, deep industry experience, and unwavering commitment to the forward direction of our brand.”
The award was announced as part of The American Business Awards, which will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on June 20.