September 08, 2004

Janis Schmees, formerly of the Hershey (Pa.) Capital Region Visitors Bureau, has been named the assistant executive director of the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau. She starts her new job on Sept. 27., a small collection of convention bureaus that adhere to a rigorous list of best practices, announced last week the addition of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Singapore, effective Jan. 1. The other cities in the alliance are Boston; Cape Town, South Africa; Copenhagen, Denmark; Dubai, UAE; Edinburgh, Scotland; Melbourne, Australia; and Vancouver, Canada.