Sacha Tani '11
Collins Hospitality Society Director of Membership
Director, Destination Service, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
Sacha Tani is Director of Destination Services for the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) where she showcases Los Angeles as a premier destination for meetings and events. A passionate hospitality professional, Sacha works closely with clients to ensure their program is successful and that their attendees want to return to Los Angeles year over year. Having serviced a diversity of groups including LinkedIn, Longines Masters, U.S. China Leadership Summit, California Travel Association and National Bar Association, Sacha creates customized services that address her client’s needs. These services include relevant destination information, vendor recommendations, itinerary development, site selection and acting as a liaison between the client and local government and city officials. In addition to servicing groups in town, Sacha collaborates with her colleagues to produce events for L.A. Tourism’s client events and customer familiarization trips.
Prior to working at L.A. Tourism, Sacha gained diverse industry knowledge with roles at The Irvine Company, UCLA Catering and Conference Services, W Hotel Los Angeles, Disneyland Hotel as well as Amber Events. Sacha juggled several of these positions during her time at the Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona, before graduating in 2011. At Collins College, Sacha served on the E-Board for the Association of Student Event Planners as well as the President for the Hospitality Management Council.
Sacha has continued to be active in the industry by being involved with Meeting Professionals International, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, Destination Management Association International, Millennials in Travel while also serving on the board for the Collins Hospitality Society.
In her spare time, Sacha enjoys exploring new corners of the world, taking her puppies Shiloh and Zoey to the dog park, dining out and exploring the hidden gems in the city and has signed up for her first Marathon! She enjoys connecting with her fellow alumni and can be reached at https://www.linkedin.com/in/sachatani