Radisson Hotel Group announces the appointment of Sergio Amodeo as Chief Financial Officer of Radisson Hospitality AB

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Sergio Amodeo as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Radisson Hospitality AB, and member of the Global Steering Committee for Radisson Hotel Group, effective 1 June 2019. Sergio joins Radisson Hotel Group from TeamSystem Group, the leading management software… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings welcomes Sue D’Emic as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller

NORWALK, Conn.,  2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (May 14, 2019) announced the appointment of Sue D’Emic as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller. Ms. D’Emic joins Booking Holdings from Time Inc., where she most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. D’Emic will oversee Booking Holdings’ Tax, External Reporting and Corporate… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong welcomes new Regional Vice President and General Manager, Bill Taylor

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Bill Taylor has been named Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, overseeing key properties in Shenzhen and Guangzhou – his first appointment in Asia. He was most recently Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Boston. A veteran hotelier, Taylor’s… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels welcomes Brian Bainum to its board of directors

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, today (April 24, 2019) announced that Brian Bainum has joined its board of directors. Bainum is a management consultant and also serves as a director at SunBridge Capital Management, LLC. He has a diverse background in enterprise digital… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut names Cornelia Mitlmeier as Hotel Manager

Beirut, Lebanon, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Beirut announces the appointment of Cornelia Mitlmeier as Hotel Manager of the landmark urban Hotel located in the heart of Downtown Beirut. Born and raised in Germany, Mitlmeier has come a long way from her beginnings as an apprentice in the food and beverage industry. Following her… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle welcomes Angelica Palladino as the General Manager

Seattle, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seattle welcomes Angelica Palladino as the General Manager of the downtown luxury hotel near Pike Place Market. She will manage the overall operations of the Hotel, including Goldfinch Tavern and The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, while also overseeing owner and brand relations. In addition to leading a group of 300… Read the full press release

Air Partner announces the appointment of Kevin Macnaughton as Managing Director, Charter

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ —Air Partner plc (“Air Partner”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Macnaughton as Managing Director, Charter, with immediate effect. Kevin is responsible for the development of the Charter division’s business strategy, and reports directly to Air Partner CEO Mark Briffa. Kevin… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces the appointment of Andrew S. Broderick as non-independent non-executive director

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air” or the “Company”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (APR 17, 2019) announces the appointment of Andrew S. Broderick to the Board of the Company as non-independent non-executive director with effect from 16 April 2019. Andrew S…. Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey names Sam Ruda as its new director

Director Sam Ruda takes over East Coast’s largest port at time when cargo volumes continue at record levels; New director tasked with driving continued growth and implementing visionary Port Master Plan, a strategic blueprint to deal with continuing growth over the next 30 years; Bethann Rooney, a 26-year Port Authority veteran, assumes new role as… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotel Georgia welcomes back Safwan Abu Risheh as managing director

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver’s renowned luxury hotel, is pleased to announce Safwan Abu Risheh’s return to the prestigious property as managing director. A key member of the hotel’s opening leadership team, Mr. Abu Risheh is highly committed to upholding Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s reputation as a legendary hotel… Read the full press release

Kempinski Palace Portoroz, Slovenia and Kempinski Hotel Adriatic, Croatia announce the appointment of Mr. Kai Behrens as Cluster General Manager

Istria, Slovenia, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Palace Portoroz, Slovenia and Kempinski Hotel Adriatic, Croatia are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kai Behrens as Cluster General Manager for the two Kempinski properties in Istria. Kai Behrens was appointed Cluster General Manager of Kempinski Palace Portorož and Kempinski Hotel Adriatic with the aim… Read the full press release

IHG welcomes Matt Kistler as Senior Vice President of Global Insights, Analytics and Data

New leader appointed to IHG’s Marketing leadership team  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes marketing analytics expert Matt Kistler as Senior Vice President of Global Insights, Analytics and Data. Charged with elevating IHG’s consumer insights and marketing effectiveness, Kistler and his team… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts supports its expansion in Egypt with the appointment of five new General Managers and one new Hotel Manager

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts brand is continuing to build upon the strong degree of commitment traditionally shown to Egypt by opening a total of three new hotels in the country this year. This expansion is being accompanied by the appointment of five new General… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific names Paul Chow as Group General Counsel

Paul Chow will assume the position from July 2019 Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Chow to the position of Group General Counsel effective 01 July 2019. Mr. Chow is a partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, one of the most prestigious… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation names Dave Paddock as the new President of the Jet Aviation Group

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation announces that Dave Paddock has been appointed as the new President of the Jet Aviation Group, effective July 1, 2019. Paddock succeeds Rob Smith, who has served the company in this role since 2014. Smith is leaving Jet Aviation to join General Dynamics’ Marine Systems business unit. A 20-year… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings nominates Wei Hopeman and Vanessa Wittman for election to its Board

NORWALK, Conn., 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (March 28, 2019) announced that it has nominated Wei Hopeman, Managing Partner at Arbor Ventures, and Vanessa Wittman, who will be joining Glossier as Chief Financial Officer in April, for election to the Board at the company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders in June 2019…. Read the full press release

IHG welcomes Jamie Cole as Senior Vice President of Global Channels

New leader appointed to IHG’s Commercial & Technology leadership team  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, welcomes hospitality veteran Jamie Cole as Senior Vice President of Global Channels. Cole is charged with maximising IHG’s revenue delivery across all customer touch-points and creating a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces Nicholas Trosien as the new Chef de Cuisine of Café Boulud and Julie Garton as the new Wine Director

Toronto’s favourite French brasserie reveals a new spring menu specially curated by new Chef de Cuisine Nicholas Trosien with pairings by Wine Director Julie Garton Toronto, Canada, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces Nicholas Trosien as the new Chef de Cuisine of Café Boulud and d|bar by Chef Daniel Boulud. Since his appointment, Trosien has been working… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotel in Munich welcomes new General Manager Oliver W. Schäfer

The hotel manager, who is very familiar with the Munich hotel industry, will manage the Steigenberger Hotel in Munich from 1st April 2019. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oliver W. Schäfer has many years of experience as Hotel General Manager with a strong background in the corporate and luxury hotel… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the appointment of Margaret M. McCarthy as independent director

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) said today (03/20/2019) it has appointed Margaret M. McCarthy, Executive Vice President at CVS Health Corporation, as an independent director of the company, effective March 19, 2019. Ms. McCarthy will also be included in the company’s slate of… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport welcomes Rt Hon Ruth Kelly to its Board as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited has appointed the Rt Hon Ruth Kelly to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Ms Kelly will bring a wealth of political, transport and financial expertise to the leadership team of Heathrow at a key time as it delivers the third runway, following the… Read the full press release

Air Partner welcomes Lee Rennie as Partner Relationship Manager in its UK Charter team

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Rennie to the newly created role of Partner Relationship Manager in its UK Charter team. Lee will be based at Air Partner’s headquarters in Gatwick and will report directly to Managing Director Tony… Read the full press release

Travelzoo announces the appointment of Scott Wang as Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, and General Manager, Greater China

HONG KONG and SHANGHAI and NEW YORK, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, today (March 18, 2019) announced it has appointed Scott Wang as Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, and General Manager, Greater China, effective May 22, 2019. In the newly created role of Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, Scott is responsible for developing… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Lanai welcomes Dan Mizrahi as Food and Beverage Director

Hawaii, Lanai, U.S.A., 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Dan Mizrahi has been named Food and Beverage Director of Four Seasons Resort Lanai, overseeing all food and beverage operations for the Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond-rated luxury Resort. Mizrahi comes to Lanai with a wealth of industry experience.  He arrives on Lanai via Four Seasons Palm Beach, which… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Prague welcomes Pedro Neto as the new Hotel Manager

Moving from Maui to Prague, Pedro is looking forward to explore everything Czech Republic has to offer Prague, Czech Republic, 2019-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Prague announces today (March 13, 2019) the appointment of Pedro Neto as the new Hotel Manager. Pedro comes to Four Seasons Prague from Four Seasons Resort Maui in Hawaii. Pedro… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Singapore announces the appointment of Kamarl John as Restaurant Chef at the new One-Ninety

Singapore, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Singapore announces the appointment of Kamarl John as Restaurant Chef at the new One-Ninety. Hailing from London, England, Kamarl has amassed more than a decade of fine culinary experience including stints at a wide variety of top restaurants and hotels in the United Kingdom including The Dorchester Collection, Claridge’s, and… Read the full press release

Brand USA announces the appointment of three new board members and the reappointment of one existing member to its board of directors

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, has announced the appointment of three new board members and the reappointment of one existing member to the Brand USA board of directors. Appointments to the Brand USA board of directors are made by the U.S. Secretary of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons names Matthew Barber as Director of Food and Beverage at Four Seasons Hotel Doha

Doha, Qatar, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The family of Four Seasons expands with the addition of Matthew Barber who has been appointed Director of Food and Beverage at Four Seasons Hotel Doha. In his new role, Barber will be responsible for the operations and the making of strategic decisions for the food and beverage outlets of the… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group welcomes John F. North III as Chief Financial Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Feb. 19, 2019) announced that, effective March 18, 2019, John F. North III will join the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. North will oversee all financial aspects of the Company, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and financial reporting, tax, internal audit,… Read the full press release

Martin Schrödl named General Manager of the first MAXX by Steigenberger Hotel in Vienna

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Styrian-born Martin Schrödl has been appointed as General Manager of the first MAXX by Steigenberger Hotel in Vienna. He will bring a young and dynamic management style to the new hotel, which has formed part of the Deutsche Hospitality portfolio since February 2019. 39-year old… Read the full press release