Semiahmoo Resort hires new director of sales

Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa hired Kanami Fujita as new director of sales. She started in May and oversees the resort’s group business, which includes guestrooms, meetings, convention services, receptions and weddings.

“Kanami brings extensive experience to Semiahmoo, and we are thrilled to have her leading our sales team,” said Christopher Hutsen, resort manager at Semiahmoo, in a press release. “Her background will lend itself to enhancing our growing meetings and events sector, and the overall guest experience at Semiahmoo.”

Fujita previously worked as director of sales and marketing for Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel and Conference Center. Before that, she directed sales and marketing at Hilton Seattle and she’s also held senior sales and marketing positions at hotels in Santa Barbara and San Francisco.

Fujita currently lives in Bellingham and is originally from Japan. She graduated with a degree in commerce and marketing from the University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences in Kobe, Japan.

Seattle-based Columbia Hospitality acquired Semiahmoo Resort in May.

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