Silversea Cruises announces the appointment of Barbara Staiger as VP of strategic partners

Miami, FL, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has appointed Barbara Staiger as vice president of strategic partners. Staiger will report to Christian Sierralta, vice president of national accounts and Latin America. Staiger has over 23 years of experience within the luxury cruise industry, spending 18 years as a sales director for… Read the full press release

Carlson Wagonlit Travel announces the appointment of Jared Anderson as its new VP of Customer Experience

Amsterdam, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, today (February 23, 2017) announces the appointment of Jared Anderson as its new Vice President of Customer Experience. Joining from Sears, he will work closely with the Customer, Technology, and Traveler Services teams. “Jared has a passion for research and customer… Read the full press release

Boeing announces the appointment of Darren Edwards as VP and managing director of Boeing Defence Australia

BRISBANE, Australia, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective today (Feb. 20, 2017), Boeing [NYSE: BA] has named Darren Edwards as vice president and managing director of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA), the company’s largest international subsidiary. He succeeds Ken Shaw, who had been appointed vice president of Supply Chain for Boeing Global Services. Edwards will… Read the full press release

Embraer announces the appointment of Michael Amalfitano as the President and CEO of Executive Jets business unit

Melbourne, FL, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Embraer announced today (02/16/2017) the appointment of Michael Amalfitano as the President and CEO of its Executive Jets business unit. Amalfitano will succeed Marco Tulio Pellegrini, who will assume another leadership position to be announced soon. The change will become effective as of March 1st 2017. “We… Read the full press release

AH&LA announces the appointment of Sabre Hospitality Solutions President Alex Alt to its 2017 Board of Directors

Washington, D.C., 2016-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) has today (December 9, 2016 ) announced the appointment of Sabre Hospitality Solutions President, Alex Alt, to its 2017 Board of Directors. Alt proudly accepted the appointment to AHLA’s Board, which represents leaders from all sectors of the lodging industry, including brands,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Marrakech announces the appointment of Thierry Papiller as new Executive Chef

Marrakech, Morocco, 2016-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Marrakech introduces its new Executive Chef Thierry Papiller. Currently at the culinary helm of Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca, Thierry will join the team at Four SeasonsResort Marrakech team on December 1, 2016. His new position will allow him to keep a protective eye on his… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut announces the appointment of Fadi Musharafieh as Hotel Manager

Beirut, Lebanon, 2016-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Fadi Musharafieh as Hotel Manager ofFour Seasons Hotel Beirut. A Lebanese national, Fadi brings with him more than 19 years of experience in the hospitality industry, with prior appointments as general manager of Lancaster Hotels and Suites and… Read the full press release

easyJet announces the appointment of Peter Duffy as Chief Commercial Officer

easyJet announces the appointment of Peter Duffy as Chief Commercial Officer   LUTON, UK, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has appointed Peter Duffy to the role of Chief Commercial Officer bringing together all the airline’s revenue generation under one person. The role includes Peter’s previous areas of responsibility which include marketing, customer strategy and… Read the full press release

Teki Faletau appointed Director of Sales at Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Brisbane, Australia, 2014-8-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Stamford Plaza Brisbane welcomes Teki Faletau to the role of Director of Sales. Teki joins Stamford after 2 years as Associate Director of Sales at The Langham, Melbourne. Teki’s hotel sales experience has spanned some 26 years across the globe, working in New Zealand, Washington, Boston and London…. 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

Brigid Kennedy appointed Director of Sales at Hilton Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2014-1-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton Sydney today announced appointment of Brigid Kennedy as Director of Sales. As director of sales Brigid will be responsible for leading the pro-active sales team whilst developing and implementing sales strategies which maximise all revenue contributions, across all market segments for the hotel. Robin Watters, senior director of sales… Read the full press release

Remo Masala appointed Group Head of Marketing at Thomas Cook

London, UK, 2014-1-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — As part of the company’s ongoing transformation strategy, the Thomas Cook Group plc, @ThomasCookGrp, is delighted to announce the appointment of Remo Masala as the new Group Head of Marketing, who will oversee the development of the Group’s online and offline programmes. Joining the team from Kuoni Travel, Remo brings a wide range… Read the full press release

Mark Thomson appointed Auckland Airport general manager of property

Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-1-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Mark Thomson to the company’s Leadership Team. Adrian Littlewood, Auckland Airport’s chief executive, says, “Mark’s appointment follows an extensive domestic and international search, and completes the restructure and recruitment of Auckland Airport’s senior management team.” “Mark will lead the property team and be… Read the full press release

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) appointed two senior figures to key leadership roles

London, UK, 2014-1-9 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today announced the appointment of two senior figures to key leadership roles within its recently merged safety and airspace functions. Rob Bishton, a senior airline executive with a wealth of industry experience will take over as Head of the CAA’s Flight Operations department, while Tony… Read the full press release

Scott Wintner appointed Aviation Senior Marketing and Communications Representative at Oakland International Airport (OAK)

Oakland, CA, United States, 2013-11-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Port of Oakland, operator of Oakland International Airport (OAK), announces that Scott Wintner has joined its team as Aviation Senior Marketing and Communications Representative.  In this new role, Wintner will work closely with Airport leadership to strengthen global recognition of OAK and enhance its relationships with key stakeholders…. 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

Qatar Airways appointed David Edwards as Executive VP to lead the growing business of its corporate jet arm Qatar Executive

Roberto Hlaca Joins as Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Strategy Captain Peter Resting Appointed Vice President, Flight Operations DOHA, Qatar, 2013-11-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways has appointed David Edwards as Executive Vice President to lead the growing business of its corporate jet arm, Qatar Executive. Announcing the appointment during the Dubai Air Show, Qatar Airways Chief… Read the full press release

Vincent Hoogewijs appointed Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Hospitality veteran to have regional responsibilities for Four Seasons Hotels Thailand Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok announces the appointment of Vincent Hoogewijs as Regional Vice President and General Manager, with regional responsibilities for the additional three Four Seasons properties in Thailand – Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, and Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui. No stranger to Thailand, Hoogewijs’ first… Read the full press release

Marc Schwartz appointed VP of Consumer Marketing and Brand Strategy North America at Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Parsippany, N.J., United States, 2013-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wyndham Vacation Rentals®, the world’s largest professionally managed vacation rental business and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced the appointment of Marc Schwartz as vice president of consumer marketing and brand strategy, North America, effective immediately. Schwartz will lead Wyndham Vacation Rentals’ multi-channel marketing operations,… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines named three new managing directors: Bennie Johnson, Sunae Park and Sandy Stelling

SEATTLE, 2013-09-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines has named three new managing directors, who come from within Alaska Airlines with a combined 54 years of experience. Bennie Johnson has been named managing director, flight crew management systems. Johnson has been with the airline for 30 years. He previously headed the airline’s pilot crew management team and worked… Read the full press release

Martin Furlong named new head chef at Stapleford Park

2013-09-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Stapleford Park has named new head chef as being Martin Furlong, who takes on the helm of the kitchen this September. Marking his new role within Rutland Pride magazine who recognise Stapleford Park as being the restaurant of the month for September Martin states “Stapleford Park is so beautiful that it sets… Read the full press release

Byron Hayter appointed Executive Head Chef L’Horizon Hotel Jersey

2013-08-15— /travelprnews.com/ — L’Horizon Hotel have welcomed new Executive Head Chef, Byron Hayter to their team. Byron has been making waves in the local food world and after cheffing at boutique Silks Hotel and the acclaimed Stocks Hotel in Sark, food provenance is high on Byron’s list of priorities: “In the Channel Islands – and here… Read the full press release

Jerome Astolfi appointed General Manager at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

Hong Kong, 2013-08-06— /travelprnews.com/ — Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is delighted to announce the appointment of Jerome Astolfi as General Manager at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas’ Forbes Five-Star restaurant is the only restaurant in the United States by the celebrated three-star Michelin chef, Pierre Gagnaire. “We are delighted to welcome Jerome to the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas team…. Read the full press release

Cheryl L. Marcell becomes Deputy Director of Business Development at Mineta San José International Airport

SAN JOSE, 2013-07-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cheryl L. Marcell, IAP, will become Deputy Director of Business Development at Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) starting July 22, 2013. Marcell will oversee all business development and revenue generation strategies for SJC in a newly created position. She has 13 years of experience in the airport industry, and most recently served… Read the full press release

Nils Pries Knudsen appointed Swissport International Head of Global Cargo Services

2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Nils P. Knudsen is bringing over 30 years of international logistics and transport industry experience and a proven track record. He joined Swissport International in January 2009 as Senior Vice President Cargo – Europe, and will maintain this role until further notice. Before joining Swissport Nils had various senior positions with SAS… Read the full press release

Ahmed Khalaf appointed General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano Egypt

2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano announces the appointment of Ahmed Khalaf as new General Manager. Ahmed has earned his well deserved promotion after having held the position of Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Doha, and Hotel Manager for Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza prior to that. With his 26 years of experience… Read the full press release

Duncan Barraclough appointed Travelport Head of Online Travel Agencies for Western Europe

Industry expert Duncan Barraclough joins Travelport from UK Fuels Group Langley, United Kingdom, 2013-07-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, today announces the official appointment of Duncan Barraclough as Head of Online Travel Agencies (OTA) for Western Europe. In his new role, Barraclough will lead Travelport’s Western… Read the full press release

Matthew Taverner appointed General Manager of Australia’s foremost luxury resort qualia

2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hamilton Island has today named Matthew Taverner as the new General Manager of Australia’s foremost luxury resort; qualia. Commencing 1 August 2013, Taverner has 28 years experience in the hospitality and tourism industries, including over 20 years in managerial roles. His skill, knowledge and expertise transverses three continents, with positions previously held… Read the full press release