NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Florida — LBA Hospitality, an Alabama–based hotel management company, has appointed Fiona O’Connor as director of sales for the Hampton Inn New Smyrna Beach hotel. The 112-room property is owned by Key International.
O’Connor brings over 20 years of hospitality experience to her new role where she will oversee the overall sales and revenue for the property. Previously, she served as the director of catering sales & events at the Playa Largo Resort & Spa in Key Largo, Florida
She’s also held sales positions at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary, the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate, the Hilton Located in Walt Disney World Resort, the Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North and the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport.
O’Connor attended Seminole State College in Sanford, Fla. where she received a degree in psychology and is a certified meeting planner with various other industry certificates. She was born in Oxford, England but spent her teenage years in New Orleans where her father accepted a job with NASA.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, boating, horseback riding and volunteering with Hospice and the American Cancer Society.