The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce has promoted Susan Thomas to senior vice president of the Visitor and Convention Bureau.
Thomas has been with the bureau since 1997, according to a news release.
Under her direction in 2009, the bureau became one of fewer than 100 convention and visitor bureaus to be accredited by Destination Marketing Association International. The bureau has also received industry awards, including the national Gold Key Award for meeting-planning service.
Thomas is chairwoman of the Southeast Tourism Society and the immediate past chairwoman of the S.C. Travel and Tourism Coalition.