The Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau has announced that it has hired David Zunker as its new president.
Zunker has a professional background that includes senior management positions at the Columbia, South Carolina, Convention and Visitors Bureau, resorts in South Carolina and Virginia and tourism offices in Virginia and Minnesota.
Zunker, currently Vice President of the Columbia, South Carolina Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau, has directed a convention and meetings sales staff that quadrupled room night bookings in five years; helped to develop an interactive Internet marketing strategy; coordinated strategic marketing, community relations and public relations programs.
He replaces Gavin Landry, who left the bureau in July to accept a new management position of Senior Vice President, Sales and Market Development with the New York Racing Association.
Read more in the Aug. 2 print edition of The Saratoga Spotlight. "