CWT welcomes Janet Wu Nuckles as Vice President, Tax

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform today (September 27, 2022) announces the appointment of Janet Wu Nuckles, Vice President, Tax reporting directly to Judy Hendrick, CWT’s Chief Financial Officer. “One of the reasons I decided to move from interim to permanent CFO after a month of… Read the full press release

SITA re-elects Dr. Adib Charif as President of the SITA Council

Dr. Charif has held the role since 2021. The SITA Council represents members of the global air transport community. Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, has announced the re-election of Dr. Adib Charif, Head of IT at Middle East Airlines-Air Liban, as President… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority welcomes former President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada Louise Bradley to its Board of Directors

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2022-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The St. John’s International Airport Authority is pleased to welcome health care and mental health executive Louise Bradley to its Board of Directors effective immediately. As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Ms. Bradley brings a proven track… Read the full press release

Hyatt welcomes Arlie Sisson as SVP and global head of digital

Start-up executive and new media entrepreneur joins Hyatt’s commercial services leadership team CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (September 12, 2022) announced the appointment of Arlie Sisson as senior vice president and global head of digital. Sisson will report to Mark Vondrasek, Hyatt’s chief commercial officer. “Arlie’s vast… Read the full press release

Finnair welcomes new Senior Vice President, Strategy and Fleet Christine Rovelli

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Christine Rovelli, MBA, 48, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Strategy and Fleet, and member of the Executive Board at Finnair as of 1 October 2022. Nicklas Ilebrand, the current SVP Strategy, will leave Finnair towards the end of the year, and he will work in an… Read the full press release

Swissport welcomes Dave Lynch as Group Chief Information Officer

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has appointed Dave Lynch as Group Chief Information Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team. He will assume his duties shortly, with the exact starting date still to be agreed between him and his current employer. Fewer market clusters and new regional responsibilities in Europe…. Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes Melanie Dooney as General Manager Corporate Services

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Melanie Dooney as General Manager Corporate Services. Ms Dooney will join Auckland Airport in early November, taking responsibility for health, safety and wellbeing, people and capability, people services, public relations and government relations, and legal at Auckland Airport. Auckland… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans announces the promotion of Christopher Jordan to Hotel Manager

New Orleans, U.S.A., 2022-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — What began as an eight-year-old’s dream of becoming a chef transformed into a life-long passion for the hospitality industry. It is with much pride that Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans announces the internal promotion of Christopher Jordan to Hotel Manager. With a heart for service, Christopher stood out as the… Read the full press release

VisitEngland announces the appointment of Nigel Wilkinson MBE as a new Advisory Board Member

LONDON, UK, 2022-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — We are pleased to let you know that the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced the appointment of Nigel Wilkinson MBE as a new VisitEngland Advisory Board Member for a term of five years, from 11 August 2022 until 10 August 2027…. Read the full press release

Finnair names Kristian Pullola as Chief Financial Officer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has appointed Kristian Pullola, M.Sc. (Economics), 49, as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Finnair Executive Board as of 1 October 2022. Pullola will start at Finnair as an executive advisor already as of 1 September 2022. Finnair’s current CFO Mika Stirkkinen will act as… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines welcomes new chief operating officer (COO) Maarten Stienen

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective 1 September 2022, Maarten Stienen is appointed chief operating officer (COO) of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Stienen has held various posts at KLM since 1998 and is currently senior vice president of Hub Operations. Maarten Stienen started out as a management trainee at KLM. He went… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai welcomes new Spa Director Lacey Matsumoto

Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2022-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Lanai named Lacey Matsumoto as Spa Director, responsible for overseeing daily spa operations, including staff training, treatments and retail, and fitness facilities, as well as the Resort’s Yoga and Wellness program. Matsumoto has a distinguished spa and wellness background with more than 15 years experience in the spa… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels welcomes Noha Abdalla as chief marketing officer

The role deepens company’s relationship with guests ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH)—one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors—has appointed Noha Abdalla to the role of chief marketing officer, reporting directly to President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Pacious. As a key member of the senior executive team, Abdalla will be a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto appoints Kristi Grotsch as the new Director of Food and Beverage and Angelica Sanz Rincón as the new Director of Rooms

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto appoints a new Director of Food and Beverage and Director of Rooms Toronto, Canada, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto continues to add remarkable talent to its dynamic team with the appointment of Kristi Grotsch as the new Director of Food and Beverage and Angelica Sanz Rincón as the new Director of Rooms…. Read the full press release

Cinder House at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis announces new wine team members and enhanced wine program

With recent accolades, a strong team and enhanced offerings, Cinder House at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis closes in on goal of top wine program in Missouri St. Louis, U.S.A., 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh on the heels of winning the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator for the third consecutive year, Cinder House at Four… Read the full press release

Christoph Knichel named new General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Hangzhou

Hangzhou, China, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Christoph Knichel has been appointed as the new General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Hangzhou and will take responsibility for all aspects of Kempinski Hotel Hangzhou’s operations and management to create a haven in a remarkable constellation with European service where guests can stay in style and comfort…. Read the full press release

Silversea Cruises welcomes Roberto Verdino as Senior Vice President Revenue Management

MONACO, 2022-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Strengthening the cruise line’s commitment to long-term growth, Silversea Cruises has announced the appointment of Roberto Verdino as Senior Vice President Revenue Management. Reporting to Barbara Muckermann, Chief Commercial Officer, Verdino will oversee Silversea’s Revenue operations, forecasting, and commercial planning. Having garnered over 15 years of experience at… Read the full press release

Keith Motsi named Head Bartender & Beverage Operations at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh from a season of accolades and awards, Keith Motsi has been appointed Head Bartender & Beverage Operations at Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi. The role puts him in charge of the Hotel’s entire beverage operations, including VIRTÙ, the Paris-meets-Tokyo bar. Bringing an intriguing blend of charisma and diligence, Keith… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis appoints Iyad Mourad and Julieta Mechkarska as New Hotel Manager and new Director, Food and Beverage

New Hotel Manager and new Director, Food and Beverage to lead operations of newly renovated property St. Louis, U.S.A., 2022-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis announces the appointment of two executives to the operations team to lead the freshly renovated property to a new level of personalized service and further elevate the guest… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto welcomes new Hotel Manager Maxime Regad

Toronto, Canada, 2022-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — When searching for a new Hotel Manager, the team at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto did not have to look far. With an unparalleled level of service built in the hands of its employees, Four Seasons takes pride in developing talent from within. As a well-tenured employee with a combined five… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur appoints Blaise Montandon as General Manager

The veteran hotelier is set to usher the urban retreat into a new era of hospitality Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2022-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Arriving from the breezy coasts of Vietnam, Blaise Montandon brings with him a vibrant energy, a buoyant positivity, and a wealth of experience in luxury hospitality. Newly appointed as General Manager of Four… Read the full press release

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority welcomes new Chief Sales Officer Lisa Messina

LAS VEGAS, NV, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Lisa Messina is joining the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) as Chief Sales Officer to lead and help grow meeting, convention and tradeshow sales for Las Vegas and for the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), the LVCVA announced today. She will start in early September…. Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces the appointment of Gilbert Ghostine to its Board of Directors

Firmenich CEO recognized for impressive track record of strategic growth and purpose-driven initiatives Toronto, Canada, 2022-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, today (July 18, 2022) announced the appointment of Firmenich CEO Gilbert Ghostine to its Board of Directors, representing long-term shareholder Cascade Investment. With more than… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels welcomes Brian Delaney as its Chief Financial Officer

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Australian International Hotel Company, TFE Hotels, has announced the appointment of Brian Delaney to their executive leadership team in the role of Chief Financial Officer. The appointment comes as TFE Hotels continues its global expansion with the SE Asian debut of Adina Singapore Orchard this month; the… Read the full press release

Hyatt welcomes Eben Hewitt as its Chief Information Office

Technology thought leader joins Hyatt’s commercial services leadership team to oversee technology, enterprise applications and cybersecurity CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (July 18, 2022) announced the appointment of Eben Hewitt as Hyatt’s Chief Information Officer, effective July 18. Hewitt will oversee Technology, Enterprise Applications and Cybersecurity for… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland selects Barbara Leslie as new Board President

Barbara Leslie succeeds Andreas Cluver; Lee, Butner named VPs Oakland, Calif., 2022-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland’s Chamber of Commerce President is taking on an added role atop the Port of Oakland’s governing board. At their latest Board meeting, Port Commissioners selected Barbara Leslie as their new President in a unanimous vote. Ms. Leslie… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Nashville appoints Aniello “Nello” Turco as Executive Restaurant Chef

International search leads to Michelin-starred chef to spearhead Four Seasons flagship restaurant Mimo Nashville, USA, 2022-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Nashville, the highly anticipated luxury hotel opening in the heart of Music City, announces the appointment of Aniello “Nello” Turco as Executive Restaurant Chef. Already well-respected in his field, following notable… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston appoints Rob Differ as Executive Pastry Chef

Boston One Dalton, U.S.A., 2022-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The culinary team at Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston welcomes Rob Differ as Executive Pastry Chef. Originally part of the opening team for the Hotel, he is an integral member of the culinary leadership team and will lead all pastry and dessert operations. “It feels great to… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces appointment of Four new General Managers at IntercityHotel in Geneva and Berlin

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Four new General Managers have been appointed at IntercityHotel since May 2022: Nadjet Bennaceur commenced her role as the new director of IntercityHotel Geneva Airport. She is currently in charge of the pre-opening of the hotel, which is to open to customers next year. Katrin… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Doha welcomes Joris Quintelier as Director of Food & Beverage

Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Doha announces the appointment of Joris Quintelier as Director of Food & Beverage. A true Four Seasons success story, Quintelier has spent more than a decade working in various positions in food and beverage and now takes the helm of the division at Four Seasons Hotel Doha at… Read the full press release