Renowned Chef Albert Au named executive chef at Cantonese restaurant Jiang-Nan Chun at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore

Singapore, 2021-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — With almost three decades of experience in prestigious Chinese restaurants in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau, renowned Cantonese Chef Albert Au 歐國強 has landed on the tropical shores of Singapore and now helms the one Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Jiang-Nan Chun at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Chef Au’s impressive culinary career began at… Read the full press release

Gabriel Carlos named Bar Manager of One-Ninety Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore

Singapore, 2021-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Passionate about the art of bartending and a familiar face at guest shifts, bar conventions and trade seminars around the world, Gabriel Carlos now lends his effervescent personality as Bar Manager of One-Ninety Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Better known as Gab, his passion for the trade started when he had a… Read the full press release

Helen Marano confirmed as Chair of the Travel Foundation and begins Board of Trustee recruitment

BRISTOL, UK, 2020-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Helen Marano has been appointed Chair of the Travel Foundation, replacing Noel Josephides who held the role for the past decade. Marano has been a trustee of the charity since July 2019 and is founder of Marano Perspectives. Marano brings an extensive global experience from serving for… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley announces the appointment of Shaun Acosta as its Executive Resort Chef

Veteran Four Seasons chef to helm Resort’s elevated culinary experiences, including In-Room Dining, Campo poolside restaurant, banquet offerings, the demonstration kitchen, and more Napa Valley, U.S.A., 2020-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley, the highly anticipated luxury resort in the heart of California’s famed wine region, announces the appointment of Shaun… Read the full press release

easyJet announces the appointment of Sophie Dekkers as its new Chief Commercial Officer

London, UK, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has today (DECEMBER  07 2020) announced it has appointed Sophie Dekkers as its new Chief Commercial Officer. Sophie has been with easyJet since 2007 in a variety of roles, most recently as Customer Director. During her time at the airline she has looked after the commercial… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes Carrie Harris as its new Head of Sustainability

London, UK, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has announced the appointment of Carrie Harris as its new Head of Sustainability, reflecting the increasing importance of sustainability for the airline. Harris joins British Airways from the airline’s parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), where she has been Group Sustainability Manager for the past… Read the full press release

Bombardier names Annie Torkia Lagacé as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Montréal, Canada, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) announced today (December 3, 2020) the appointment of Annie Torkia Lagacé as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective immediately. Annie will report to Éric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc., replacing Steeve Robitaille who will remain with the Company… Read the full press release

IATA elects SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson as Chairman of the Board of Governors from 2022

Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviation’s international industry and trade organization IATA, which brings together 290 airlines globally, has in connection with its Annual General meeting elected SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson as the Chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) from 2022. In a year from now, Rickard Gustafson will take over… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai announces the appointment of Brady Riggs as Hualalai Golf Hale’s Director of Instruction

PGA Tour Instructor to lead programming and golf training at new, state-of-the-art facility Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A., 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Hualalai – the only Five-Star, Five-Diamond Resort on Hawaii Island – announces the appointment of Brady Riggs as Hualalai Golf Hale’s Director of Instruction. In this role, Riggs will lead and oversee operations at the… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines promotions: Sandy Stelling becomes VP of strategy, analytics and transformation, and Brett Catlin becomes VP of network and alliances

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With a continuing focus on strategic growth during a period of recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, Alaska Airlines’ board of directors has elected two highly experienced leaders to new roles as vice presidents: Sandy Stelling becomes vice president of strategy, analytics and transformation, and Brett Catlin becomes vice president of… Read the full press release

Boeing welcomes Jinnah Hosein as vice president of Software Engineering

Hosein is named to the newly created role of vice president of Software Engineering Work will focus on software for products and services CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today (Nov. 6, 2020) named Jinnah Hosein as the company’s vice president of Software Engineering, effective immediately. In this… Read the full press release

Ben Minicucci to succeed Brad Tilden as CEO of Alaska Air Group

Ben Minicucci to become CEO on March 31, 2021; Brad Tilden to continue as Board Chair SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group’s board of directors announced today that Brad Tilden will retire as chief executive officer on March 31, 2021, and Ben Minicucci, president of Alaska Airlines and a member of the Alaska… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels welcomes Michael Poutawa as its new Group Director Restaurants, Bars & Events

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Poutawa as its new Group Director Restaurants, Bars & Events. Having held senior positions with luxury hotel groups in China, Thailand and Doha, and a frequent host to heads of state forums, Michael holds over… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group appoints Jessie J. Knight, Jr. to its board of directors

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group announced today (Oct. 21, 2020) the appointment of Jessie J. Knight, Jr. to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. He previously served on the board from 2002 to 2017. Knight will also join the boards of directors of the company’s airline subsidiaries Alaska… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group announces appointment of Azar Saliba as General Manager of Jumeirah Al Naseem

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jumeirah Group, the leading luxury hospitality leader, has announced the appointment of Azar Saliba as General Manager of Jumeirah Al Naseem, its contemporary beachside property in Dubai. With over two decades of experience in the industry, Azar joined Jumeirah Group in 2006 as Director of Rooms at… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Dubai International Financial Centre announces the appointment of Renan Astolpho to Hotel Manager

Dubai, U.A.E., 2020-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — A graduate of International Hospitality and Tourism Management from Bournemouth University in the UK, Renan started his career in hospitality as a manager at The Hoxton Grill London in 2007. Progressing to wine steward and then head barman, Renan continued to expand his knowledge of the industry… Read the full press release

Anuradha Venkatachalam Appointed Executive Assistant Manager – Sales and Marketing At Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport

Anuradha Venkatachalam Appointed Executive Assistant Manager - Sales and Marketing At Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport

Singapore, 2020-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport is delighted to announce the appointment of Anuradha Venkatachalam as Executive Assistant Manager – Sales and Marketing of Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport. Anuradha brings with her over a decade of extensive international experience in hospitality sales and marketing. She started her career with IHG® since 2010… Read the full press release

San Diego Zoo Global announced the appointment of David Franco as Chief Financial Officer

San Diego, California, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (SEPTEMBER 8, 2020), San Diego Zoo Global announced the appointment of David Franco as Chief Financial Officer for the well-known non-profit wildlife conservation organization. David joins San Diego Zoo Global with a broad and rich history of experiences leading financial strategies for premiere brands and… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces the appointment of Anees Shinnara as General Manager of the IntercityHotel Nizwa

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Anees Shinnara officially became General Manager of the IntercityHotel Nizwa on 15 August 2020, the opening date. The hotel is situated in the oasis city of Nizwa at the edge of the Hadschar mountain range, and 45-year old Mr. Shinnara had previously successfully guided it… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels names Joanna Liang as General Manager of Marco Polo Changzhou

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels welcomes back Joanna Liang as General Manager of Marco Polo Changzhou, the upscale urban resort hotel located in southern Jiangsu province. Joanna previously held the position of General Manager Artisse Place Shenzhen Hotel Residence where she led the hotel’s pre-opening team into its… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels names Carlo Schmed as General Manager of Niccolo Suzhou, the new super tower in China’s Venice of the East

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Carlo Schmed as General Manager of Niccolo Suzhou, the new luxury sky hotel opening in the second quarter of 2021 in China’s Venice of the East.  The new super tower will be home to the… Read the full press release

Boeing announces the appointment of Ed Dandridge as senior vice president and chief communications officer

Boeing has named Ed Dandridge senior vice president and chief communications officer, the company announced. Dandridge joins Boeing from AIG, where he was global chief marketing and communications officer since April 2018. CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today (Sept. 9, 2020) named Ed Dandridge as the company’s senior… Read the full press release

SJC announces the appointment of Keonnis Taylor as Public Information Manager

Welcomes Keonnis R. Taylor as New Spokeswoman San José, Calif.–, 2020-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is pleased to announce that Keonnis Taylor has joined the Airport’s Marketing and Communications Division as Public Information Manager. Taylor was selected following a nationwide search, and now serves as the primary spokesperson… Read the full press release

CWT announces new operating structure to accelerate innovation, transformation and growth

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, today (September 2020) announces a new operating structure aimed to accelerate innovation, transformation and growth. With immediate effect, Patrick Andersen is appointed President, RoomIt & Commercial, Niklas Andréen is appointed President, Traveler Experience & Customer, and Michelle McKinney Frymire is appointed President, Strategy & Transformation,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces executive board changes

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomas Willms announced in Frankfurt today (27 August 2020) that he will step down from his position as CEO of Steigenberger Hotels AG and of Deutsche Hospitality with effect from 30 September 2020. “Over the past three years, working in conjunction with the Supervisory Board,… Read the full press release

Marriott International welcomes Felitia Lee as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) today (AUGUST 31, 2020) announced the appointment of Felitia Lee as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, effective August 28, 2020. Ms. Lee will be the Company’s principal accounting officer and report to Leeny Oberg, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms…. Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces the re-election of Evgeny Ditrich, Russian Minister of Transport, as Chairman of the Board

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of PJSC Aeroflot (MOEX ticker: AFLT) has re-elected Evgeny Ditrich, Russian Minister of Transport, as Chairman. The Board of Directors meeting was held on 26 August 2020 with absentee voting. The meeting also determined the status of Board of Directors members. The newly… Read the full press release

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Appoints Seasoned Hotelier Carla Puverel as General Manager

MALDIVES, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is pleased to announce the appointment of Carla Puverel as the new general manager of the stunning twin island resort featuring 151 luxury beach and over water villas. The property is part of Conrad Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s (NYSE:HLT) global luxury hotel brands…. Read the full press release

Aimbridge Hospitality welcomes president of Carnival Cruise Line, Christine Duffy, to its Board of Directors

Plano, TX, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Aimbridge Hospitality, the leading, global, third party hotel management company, has announced the appointment of Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, to its Board of Directors. “We are pleased to welcome Christine to the Board,” said Glenn Murphy, chairman, Aimbridge Hospitality. “As we plan the next… Read the full press release

InterContinental Hotels Group announces the appointment of Graham Allan as an Independent Non-Executive Director

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (“IHG”) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] today (11 AUGUST 2020) announces that Graham Allan is to be appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of IHG. He will join the IHG Board with effect from 1 September 2020. Graham is currently Senior Independent Non-Executive Director at… Read the full press release