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DAVID S. KEAMY, CMP, has been appointed area director of marketing for The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Boston. He will coordinate the marketing strategies for the newly restored Ritz-Carlton, Boston as well as the Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, which opened in September 2001. Keamy formerly served as senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Betsy Grey has been appointed Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts' director of global sales for the Northeast. She will oversee corporate accounts and will be based in the New York City regional office. Before joining Le Méridien, Grey was a director with LA Inc., the convention and visitors bureau of Los Angeles.

Ellie Lander has been named director of sales and marketing for House of Blues Hotel in Chicago, a Loews property. Lander had been meeting and event planning supervisor for the consulting and technology services firm Accenture.

Jennifer Benson has been named conference services manager at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Naples, Fla. She was formerly assistant meeting planner and project coordinator for McGettigan Partners in Philadelphia, Pa.