The Dominican Republic-based La Romana Hotel Association appointed Kelly Robinson Schaun to the position of executive director.
In this role, Robinson will direct the marketing, public relations, advertising and sustainable tourism programs for the destination of La Romana and neighboring Bayahibe on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic. Schaun is a veteran of the hospitality industry with experience in hotel marketing and operations, economic development, regional development and environmental quality control. Most recently, she served as director of environmental affairs and social projects for Grupo Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, where she oversaw the operation of five departments, including environmental concerns, quality control and education. She also directed the company’s participation in the Punta Cana Ecological Foundation. Visit www.explorelaromana.com.