Joan Smalls appointed the first ever Global Fashion Innovator of W Hotels

Joan Smalls appointed the first ever Global Fashion Innovator of W Hotels   NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — International cover girl. Campaign face. Television Host. Philanthropist. Now Joan Smalls can add executive to her resume. W Hotels Worldwide today (04/10/2017) officially announced the appointment of Joan Smalls as the iconic lifestyle brand’s… Read the full press release

Tina Heide appointed General Manager at Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère in Davos

Tina Heide appointed General Manager at Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère in Davos   Frankfurt, Germany, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Tina Heide will take up the reins at Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère in Davos with effect from 1 July. She will succeed Thomas Kleber, who is leaving the company. Ms. Heide has been employed at the… Read the full press release

Kimberly J. Becker appointed second President/CEO of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

SAN DIEGO, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimberly J. Becker, who has been with Mineta San Jose International Airport since 1995, and Director since 2013, has been hired as San Diego County Regional Airport Authority’s second President/CEO.  She will begin in the position on May 1, succeeding Thella F. Bowens, who is retiring as… Read the full press release

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich   FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wilken Bormann is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Munich Hub from 1 March 2017. In this role he is responsible for the commercial management, station management, ground infrastructure and processes, as… Read the full press release

Distinguished hotelier Brent Martin appointed General Manager at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail

Distinguished hotelier Brent Martin appointed General Manager at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail   Vail, U.S.A., 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Distinguished hotelier Brent Martin has been appointed General Manager at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail, after first arriving on an interim assignment in late September. “Brent’s knowledge and experience, along with… Read the full press release

Javier Echave appointed Chief Financial Officer, Heathrow Airport

Javier Echave appointed Chief Financial Officer, Heathrow Airport   LONDON, 2016-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Javier Echave has been confirmed in the role of Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect, having acted in the role on an interim basis. Javier is a highly experienced finance director having held senior roles in the UK and Europe,… Read the full press release

Lindley Thomen appointed as Resort Manager for Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita

Lindley Thomen appointed as Resort Manager for Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita   Mauritius, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Bringing a wealth of hospitality experience, Lindley Thomen has been appointed as the Resort Manager for Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita, where he will now oversee all daily operations of the luxury pool villa Resort… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide’s Richard Whittaker appointed as the Deputy Chair of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP)

London, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, is pleased to announce that Richard Whittaker has been appointed as the Deputy Chair of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP), the trade association for the UK serviced apartment sector. “I am honoured to accept the… Read the full press release

Michael Zager appointed Vice President, Operations, Continental Europe IHG

Munich.Germany, 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Michael Zager as Vice President, Operations, Continental Europe. Zager will start his new role effective October 1st and report to Stephen McCall, Chief Operating Officer, Europe. Zager will join the Operations Leadership Team and will be based within… Read the full press release

Gunther Träger appointed new Press Spokesman at Frankfurt-based Steigenberger Hotel Group

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2014-2-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Frankfurt-based Steigenberger Hotel Group is strengthening its Communications Team with effect from 1 February 2014. Gunther Träger will take on the role of new Press Spokesman. As Steigenberger continues to expand, the main focus of his work will be on positioning the company, which is steeped in tradition,… Read the full press release

José Canales appointed Senior VP Latin America at Swissport International

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2014-2-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — Swissport International (Swissport) today announced the appointment of José Canales as Senior Vice President Latin America (LATAM), effective immediately. In this role José Canales is reporting to Juan José Andres Alvéz, Executive Vice President Europe, Africa & Latin America. In his new position José Canales will be responsible for all ground… Read the full press release

Christoph Horak appointed Country Manager Poland at airberlin

Berlin, Germany, 2014-2-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — Since 1st February 2014, Christoph Horak has been appointed as Country Manager with responsibility for airberlin’s sales activities in Poland. Horak (41) has been the Regional Manager for Slovakia and the Czech Republic since 2012 and is now taking over the important focus market of Poland. He replaces Tamas Hanyi, who… Read the full press release

John O’Sullivan appointed new managing director at Tourism Australia

Sydney, Australia, 2014-1-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — John O’Sullivan appointed new managing director at Tourism Australia Key quotes “We’re delighted to have found someone of the calibre and vision of John, who comes to Tourism Australia with a strong reputation for leading and developing high performing organisationsGeoff Dixon, Tourism AustraliaAustralian tourism is growing, is well respected and more… Read the full press release

Moritz Klein appointed new director at Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2014-1-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — There is to be a change at the helm of the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof. As of 1 February 2014, new Director Moritz Klein will assume overall responsibility for the First Class Hotel that has 261 rooms and 42 suites. With the appointment of 46-year old Moritz Klein, the Steigenberger… Read the full press release

Alistair Forrest appointed General Manager Nisbet Plantation Beach Club, Nevis

Nevis, West Indies, 2014-1-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Nisbet Plantation Beach Club, the Caribbean’s only historic plantation inn on the beach, has appointed Alistair W.L. Forrest to General Manager. Forrest will oversee the daily operations, service excellence, staff training, sales and marketing efforts of the award-winning 36-room Nevis resort. Forrest brings to the position more than 35 years of experience… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines Group appointed Tatjana Lulevic-Heyny as its new Vice President Sales

Vienna, Austria, 2014-1-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tatjana Lulevic-Heyny, 45, will be taking over the management of the Sales Division of the Austrian Airlines Group, as Vice President Sales, from 10 February 2014. A skilled graduate in business studies, Ms. Lulevic-Heyny will succeed Christina Hackl, who has left the company. Ms. Lulevic-Heyny read Business Studies at the… Read the full press release

FirstGroup appointed Dennis Maple as President of its First Student division

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2014-1-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — FirstGroup announces that it has appointed Dennis Maple as President of its First Student division with effect from 13 January 2014. Dennis joins from Aramark Corporation, a leading services organisation with revenues of over $13bn, where over the past ten years he has performed a number of senior roles most… Read the full press release

Rolf Lippuner appointed Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC

Lippuner has been with Four Seasons for more than 5 years and has 20 years of hospitality and business experience Washington, DC, US, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dirk Burghartz, general manager of Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC announces the appointment of Rolf Lippuner as Hotel Manager.  Lippuner is promoted from his position as Director of Rooms at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, the city’s only… Read the full press release

The UK’s leading bus operator First UK Bus appointed Stuart Munro as its Finance Director

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2013-11-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK’s leading bus operator, First UK Bus, has appointed Stuart Munro as its Finance Director.  Stuart, who will begin his new role from December 2, joins from Tube Lines, a subsidiary of Transport for London, where he was Director of Finance, Commercial and Services. Talking about his appointment Stuart said:… Read the full press release

Natasha Shah appointed Director of Group Sales at The Hay-Adams

Washington, DC, United States, 2013-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Hay-Adams, one of the world’s leading luxury hotels, is pleased to announce the appointment of Natasha Shah as Director of Group Sales. Shah is a native of the Washington, DC area, raised in Northern Virginia where she graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree… Read the full press release

Fabrice Vulin appointed Caprice Chef at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China, 2013-09-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong announces the appointment of Fabrice Vulin as Caprice Chef. Decorated with awards and with vast experience from Michelin-starred kitchens across France, Vulin moves to Hong Kong in November 2013 with his first new Caprice menu expected to be plated and presented in early 2014. Hailing from Briançon, France, Vulin has… Read the full press release

Maria Jagla appointed General Manager Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, 2013-09-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh announces the appointment of Maria Jagla as new General Manager of the Red Sea Resort. Maria is a hotel veteran who made the switch to Four Seasons twenty years ago, having first started in the “land down under” in Sydney, Australia.  Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh is Maria’s 9th Four… Read the full press release

Kenya Airways appointed Willem Alexander Hondius CEO for its new low-cost carrier subsidiary Jambo Jet Limited

Nairobi, 2013-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Board of Kenya Airways has appointed Willem Alexander Hondius as Chief Executive Officer of Jambo Jet Limited, the airline’s new low-cost carrier subsidiary. Announcing the appointment, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Titus Naikuni, said: “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Willem Hondius as Chief Executive Officer… Read the full press release

Swissport International Ltd appointed Jean-Luc Payot new CEO Swissport Geneva

Swissport International Ltd, leading provider of ground and cargo services to the aviation sector, is introducing Jean-Luc Payot as new CEO Swissport Geneva with effect 1st September 2013. Jean-Luc Payot will take over responsibility as CEO at Swissport in Geneva from Michel Glorieux, who will leave the company end of August to pursue new challenges outside… Read the full press release

Shannon Knapp appointed senior vice president and chief marketing officer at the Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.

2013-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. (LHW), has appointed Shannon Knapp to the position of senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the organization. Based in the company’s New York headquarters, Ms. Knapp will be responsible for leading brand marketing, interactive marketing, web operations, CRM, customer loyalty and public relations… Read the full press release

Arthur Hoffman appointed President Expedia® Affiliate Network

London, 2013-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), the private label arm of the world’s largest online travel company, Expedia, Inc., today announces the appointment of Arthur Hoffman as division President. Hoffman moves to the EAN division from the Expedia group’s Rome-based online reservations business Venere.com™, where he has been Managing Director for the past… Read the full press release

Concur Managing Director Australia Matthew Goss appointed GBTA Australia & New Zealand Advisory Board

Sydney, Australia, 2013-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) — the voice of the global business travel industry — today announced a new appointment to the GBTA AUS/NZ Advisory Board. Matthew Goss, Managing Director Australia, joined Concur in 2002 where he has held a number of senior management positions including that of Regional… Read the full press release