Vail Resorts appoints Nadia Rawlinson to the its board of directors

BROOMFIELD, Colo., 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today (Dec. 5, 2019 ) announced that Nadia Rawlinson has been appointed to the Company’s board of directors. Nadia Rawlinson is the chief human resources officer at Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Since joining Live Nation in June 2016, Rawlinson has led global human… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta appoints Marco Violano as Executive Chef

Jakarta, Indonesia, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Chef Marco Violano believes that his true calling is in feeding people good food. As one can imagine, the newly appointed Executive Chef of Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta takes cooking his home-style Italian cuisine very seriously. Like many Italian chefs, Marco too believes that his mother has been the biggest influence… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis appoints Josh Adams as Chef de Cuisine, Cinder House

St. Louis, U.S.A., 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — From a small organic farm in Illinois to some of the most well-known kitchens in the country, Josh Adams’ passion for adventure and regard for locally sourced ingredients has led him to Cinder House at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, as the newly appointed Chef de Cuisine. Culinary school was not… Read the full press release

Norwegian appoints Marty St. George as interim Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Marty St. George has today (Dec 04, 2019) been appointed interim Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Norwegian following changes in the company’s top management team. St. George has extensive experience from the aviation industry. Until recently, he held the position as CCO of Jet Blue Airways. CCO of… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts appoints Michele Allen as the new CFO

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) today (December 3, 2019) announced that David B. Wyshner has decided to step down as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately, and move into a senior advisory role reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Geoff Ballotti until March 1, 2020. “As the… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel Freiburg appoints Philipp Kehder as new General Manager

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — 37-year old Philipp Kehder will take over at the helm of the 152-room IntercityHotel Freiburg with effect from 2 December 2019. As the new General Manager, Mr. Kehder will be in charge of both day-to-day operations and the hotel’s strategic divisions. The previous Director Henri… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Toronto appoints Chad Merced as Hotel Manager and Maxime Regad as Director of Food and Beverage

Toronto, Canada, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Toronto announces the appointments of Chad Merced as Hotel Manager and Maxime Regad as Director of Food and Beverage. Both Merced and Regad started their careers in hospitality with Four Seasons, and the senior leadership in Toronto is delighted to have them as members of… Read the full press release

Hilton Short Hills appoints Vivian Cohen as director of catering and events

Accomplished hospitality and special events professional to oversee weddings, mitzvahs and social events SHORT HILLS, NJ, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 18, 2019), Hilton Short Hills announced the appointment of Vivian Cohen as director of catering and events, where she will oversee the planning and highly detailed execution of weddings, mitzvahs and social events…. Read the full press release

Boeing appoints Conrad Chun as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Conrad Chun, a nine-year Boeing employee, named vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today (Nov. 12, 2019) announced the appointment of Conrad Chun as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, effective immediately. Chun most recently served as vice president of Communications for Boeing Global… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines appoints Whitney Eichinger as new Managing Director of Culture & Engagement

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Nov 5, 2019) announced a continuation of the carrier’s legacy of Culture leadership with a new Managing Director of Culture & Engagement, Whitney Eichinger. In this role, Eichinger will be responsible for Southwest’s enterprise support of the airline’s iconic Culture, along with the… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines appoints Kevin Langford as Vice President of Human Resources

Atlanta, Georgia, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, this week welcomed Kevin Langford as Vice President of the company’s Human Resources division. Langford’s key responsibilities will include talent acquisition, employee relations, corporate communications and compensation and benefits administration. Langford joins ExpressJet with 18 years of progressive Human Resources and Labor… Read the full press release

Hilton appoints Dino Michael to oversee Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts

Michael to oversee two of Hilton’s renowned, legacy luxury brands MCLEAN, Va., 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (November 4, 2019) announced that Dino Michael will extend his current Waldorf Astoria brand head role to include the global brand head position for the Conrad brand effective January 1, 2020. “We are thrilled to… Read the full press release

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort appoints Kristen Whyly as new resort manager

Paradise Island, Bahamas, 2019-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The brass bell adorning the entryway of The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort rings mighty at the hands of Bahamian Kristen Whyly, returning home as Resort Manager. After more than a decade abroad delighting Four Seasons guests in Thailand, Hawaii and, finally, Washington, DC, the native-born Bahamian returns… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel appoints four new general managers

Anja Jansen to head up the IntercityHotel Kiel / Ulrike Fröhlich becomes new Director of the IntercityHotel Hamburg Hauptbahnhof / Burkhard Kohlhoff takes over at the IntercityHotel Hamburg Dammtor-Messe / Thomas Nixdorf to be in charge of the pre-opening phase at the IntercityHotel Hannover Hauptbahnhof Ost Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines appoints Christine P. Richards and Mark B. Dunkerley as its newest Board members

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) announced today (Sept. 24, 2019) that its Board of Directors had appointed Christine P. Richards and Mark B. Dunkerley as its newest members, effective September 23, 2019. The Board also announced it had been informed by Robert L. Fornaro of his decision to step down… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts appoints Elizabeth Uber as senior vice president of operations – select service

ARLINGTON, Va., 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces the appointment of Elizabeth Uber as senior vice president of operations – select service. Joining a solid team of operations executives, Uber will be responsible for providing leadership and support to the vice presidents of… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley appoints Michelin-starred Chef Erik Anderson as Executive Chef of TRUSS Restaurant and Bar

Nationally acclaimed chef to present an original dining experience, creating a dynamic, must-visit destination among wine country’s culinary legends Napa Valley, U.S.A., 2019-Sep-04 — /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 Michelin-starred Chef Erik Anderson as its Executive… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways appoints Mandy Ng as the new CEO of HK Express

Airline and Cathay Pacific veteran Mandy Ng brings continuity and expertise to the Group’s newest wholly owned subsidiary Hong kong, China, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today (August 19, 2019) announced the appointment of Mandy Ng as the new CEO of HK Express with immediate effect. Mandy takes over from former CEO… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac appoints Krest Hospitality as its preferred management company in South East Asia

MELBOURNE, Australia, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels Asia-Pac, one of the largest hotel franchise groups in Asia Pacific, will further strengthen its presence in the region following the announcement of a hotel management agreement. The leading hotel franchise group has signed an agreement appointing Bangkok-based hotel management company, Krest Hospitality, as Choice Hotels… Read the full press release

easyJet holidays appoints Paul Ablin and Matt Callaghan as new Directors

New directors move across from current easyJet roles LUTON, England, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet holidays has put the finishing touches to its board team with the appointment of two new Directors announced today.(JULY 22 2019) Paul Ablin, easyJet’s current Group Finance Director will join the holidays business as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in… Read the full press release

Metrolink appoints Todd P. McIntyre to the position of Chief Strategy Officer

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 16, 2019), Metrolink announced the selection of Todd P. McIntyre to the position of Chief Strategy Officer to lead the commuter railroad’s planning, government affairs, community relations, procurement and railroad services. McIntyre joins Metrolink after three years at the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels appoints Ben Choi as its new Group Director Rooms

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels has appointed Ben Choi as its new Group Director Rooms to lead the hospitality group’s rooms division for its 17 Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels across China, Hong Kong and the Philippines. Reporting to Thomas Salg, Vice President Operations, Ben will oversee room operations,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills appoints Chef Chris Ford as Executive Pastry Chef

Ford brings diverse experience, innovative techniques, and inspiring creativity to the acclaimed culinary team at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, U.S.A., 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills welcomes Executive Pastry Chef Chris Ford to its esteemed culinary team. Ford has shown his ability… Read the full press release

Hilton Pattaya appoints new Commercial Director, Jean-Baptiste Papin

PATTAYA, Thailand, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Pattaya has appointed a new Commercial Director for its uniquely designed hotel. Jean-Baptiste Papin most recently served as senior cluster revenue manager of the Hilton Revenue Management Consolidated Center, Asia Pacific. “We are excited to welcome Jean-Baptiste Papin to our unique hotel. I am confident that Jean-Baptiste’s wealth… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle appoints Emmanuel Calderon as Executive Chef

Seattle, U.S.A., 2019-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seattle welcomes Emmanuel Calderon as Executive Chef where he is responsible for overseeing all culinary programs in the downtown hotel including Goldfinch Tavern, catering and events, in-room dining, and INFINITY pool + bar. “I come from a large family and I’m the oldest of six,” shares Calderon, who… Read the full press release

Duetto appoints Carl Lytikainen as Senior VP of Customer Success

Hospitality tech firm appoints experienced SaaS executive to lead its Customer Success team. San Francisco, Ca, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, hospitality’s innovative provider of cloud-based revenue management applications, has appointed Carl Lytikainen as Senior VP of Customer Success. Carl brings to the role more than 20 years of experience serving customers in… Read the full press release

Greater Toronto Airports Authority appoints Douglas Allingham as Chair of the Board of Directors

TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Allingham as Chair of the Board of Directors effective following the GTAA’s Annual Public Meeting on May 7, 2019. Mr. Allingham has been a member of the Board of… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels appoints Michelle Masters as regional vice president of franchise services, Northeast region

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, announced Michelle Masters has joined the company as regional vice president of franchise services, Northeast region. In the role, Masters will lead the company’s area directors, a field-based team of franchise operations business consultants, to help drive system-wide… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport appoints Jonathan Good as its new General Manager Technology & Marketing

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has announced the appointment of Jonathan Good as its new General Manager Technology & Marketing. In this role, Jonathan will be responsible for the strategy and execution of world class technology and marketing programmes to improve the customer experience and ensure operational excellence to meet… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Boston appoints Michael Pedder as the new General Manager

Boston, U.S.A., 2019-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Boston announces the appointment of Michael Pedder as the new General Manager at the iconic property. Pedder’s opportunity to take the helm in Boston arrives following the transfer of Bill Taylor to Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. “At Four Seasons,… Read the full press release