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

Choice Hotels announces leadership changes

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2020-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, has announced four leadership roles to advance the company’s corporate priorities and drive growth. These include: Scott Oaksmith has been promoted to senior vice president of real estate and finance. In this role, he will lead several… Read the full press release

KLM announces the appointment of Eelco van Asch as Executive Vice President Information Services & CIO

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM announces today (21 July 2020) that Eelco van Asch will be appointed Executive Vice President Information Services & CIO with effect from 1 September 2020, when he will also be joining the Executive Team. He succeeds Paul Elich, who will be retiring on the same date…. Read the full press release

IHG announces the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has today (08 JULY 2020) announced the appointment of Wayne Hoare as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Wayne will join the business on 14 September and will become a member of IHG’s Executive Committee, replacing… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta appoints Nancy Chacon as new General Manager

Atlanta, U.S.A, 2020-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta welcomes General Manager Nancy Chacon to the city’s leading hotel. A nearly 30 year veteran with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Chacon’s invaluable experience and insights began in San Francisco as a front desk agent in 1991. Since then, she has proven her impact in a variety… Read the full press release

Jonathan Pollard named Gatwick Airport’s new Chief Commercial Officer

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Jonathan Pollard is joining Gatwick in September as the airport’s new Chief Commercial Officer it was announced today (15/06/2020).  He will be responsible for driving forward the airport’s airline relations, retail, restaurants and other commercial revenue streams, including car parking and property portfolios. He was previously the… Read the full press release

Gulfstream Aerospace promotes Naveed Aziz to vice president and general manager of the Gulfstream Dallas facility

SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2020-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (June 08, 2020) announced Naveed Aziz has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Gulfstream Dallas facility. He will oversee service center operations and Gulfstream G280™ completions. He succeeds Robby Harless, who retires this month. “Naveed has been a valuable… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces retirement of its long-time senior executive Dave Grissen

Company Announces New North American and International Leadership BETHESDA, MD, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today (MAY 11, 2020) announced that long-time senior executive Dave Grissen has decided to step down from his position as Group President, the Americas, towards the end of 2020 and retire from Marriott in… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport announces the appointment of Roger Hunt as interim Managing Director

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Roger, who will continue in his current role of Chief HR and Development Director for AGS, will succeed Steve Szalay who will step down as Managing Director at the end of May to take up a new position with Southampton Airport. Having first joined Aberdeen International Airport… Read the full press release

Sebastian Mikosz to join IATA as Senior Vice President for Member and External Relations

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Sebastian Mikosz will join IATA as the Association’s Senior Vice President for Member and External Relations, effective 1 June 2020. Most recently, Mikosz was Group Managing Director and CEO of Kenya Airways (2017-2019), during which time he served on… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings announces the nomination of Bob van Dijk for election to its Board

Robert Mylod Jr. to Assume the Role of Chairman of the Board Charles H. Noski to Assume the Role of Lead Independent Director NORWALK, Conn., 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (April 24, 2020) announced that it has nominated Bob van Dijk, Chief Executive… Read the full press release

Ola Hansson to take over responsibility at Lufthansa Airlines’ Munich hub

COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 1 May, Ola Hansson, currently CEO and Managing Director Operations Lufthansa Aviation Training, will take over responsibility at Lufthansa Airlines’ Munich hub. He will be responsible for commercial management, station management, ground infrastructure and the operational processes in the cockpit, in the cabin and on… Read the full press release

The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel welcomes Dale Johnson as director of operations

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel has announced the appointment of Dale Johnson as director of operations of the 248-room property. Prior to joining the hotel, Johnson was the general manager of the 169-room DoubleTree by Hilton Campbell – Pruneyard Plaza in California. “We are delighted to welcome Dale… Read the full press release

The Maine Tourism Association announces the appointment of Tony Cameron as new Chief Executive Officer

Hallowell, ME , 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maine Tourism Association (MTA) is pleased to announce that Tony Cameron has been named the new Chief Executive Officer. Cameron is currently the Director of Marketing and Communications MTA, a position he has held for nearly five years. He previously served as the Executive Director of… Read the full press release

HMSHost names Joe Thornton as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

BETHESDA, Md., 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost, global restaurateur and leader in travel dining in airports and motorways, appointed industry veteran Joe Thornton as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he will oversee HMSHost operations of more than 1,700 food and beverage locations in North America, as well as Culinary, Supply… Read the full press release