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

Kempinski Hotels appoints Robin Ma as the general manager of Kempinski Hotel Changsha

Changsha, China, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Kempinski Hotels has officially appointed Mr Robin Ma recently as the general manager of Kempinski Hotel Changsha. Mr Robin Ma will be fully in charge of the overall operation management and business development of the hotel. Mr. Robin Ma has 25 years’ work experience in the hotel industry…. Read the full press release

MSC Cruises appoints Christian Hein as Managing Director and Michael Zengerle as SVP, Institutional Affairs & Strategic Development for MSC Kreuzfahrten

Christian Hein joins MSC Kreuzfahrten as its new MD, Michael Zengerle becomes SVP, Institutional Affairs & Strategic Development Munich, Germany, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises announced today (2 April 2019) that Christian Hein has been appointed Managing Director for MSC Kreuzfahrten, its Munich-based business for Germany. Mr. Hein has a broad managerial experience… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines appoints Helmut Haubenwaller as the new chief pilot

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Salzburg-born Haubenwaller assumes the top executive position in the airline cockpit. Helmut Haubenwaller (50) has been appointed to serve as the new chief pilot for Austrian Airlines. Born in Salzburg, he commences work in his new position on April 1, 2019. In his new capacity, Haubenwaller will be… Read the full press release

dnata appoints Dirk Goovaerts as Regional Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Pacific region

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, announced the appointment of Dirk Goovaerts as the company’s Regional Chief Executive Officer for the Asia Pacific region. In his role, Dirk Goovaerts will oversee dnata’s operations at 10 airports in three countries, including Australia, the Philippines and Singapore,… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services appoints Mike Duffy and Mike Simpson EVP Innovation and EVP Americas respectively

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has announced new leadership roles for two of its most senior executives in the Americas to strengthen its global network. Paris, France, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Mike Duffy and Mike Simpson will become Executive Vice President Innovation and Executive Vice President Americas respectively, reporting to Craig Smyth, CEO of WFS. Mike Duffy will use his… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul appoints Sébastien Ganry as its new Director of Food and Beverage

Seoul, Korea, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Sébastien Ganry as its new Director of Food and Beverage. Sébastien will oversee all daily operations and management work of the Hotel’s eight distinct restaurants and bars as well as its sizeable banquet operations, including the opening of the Hotel’s new contemporary Japanese restaurant Akira Back this coming… Read the full press release

HMSHost appoints Iris Messina as Vice President of Business Development

Senior industry executive Iris Messina joins HMSHost as Vice President of Business Development BETHESDA, MD, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost announced today (February 14, 2019) the appointment of industry executive    Iris Messina as Vice President of Business Development. In this role, she will be responsible for supporting the organization’s long-term business development activities with airport clients… Read the full press release

Stagecoach appoints Michelle Hargreaves as new managing director for its bus operations in the east of England

Michelle Hargreaves to take on permanent role following retirement of Andy Campbell Perth, Scotland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has announced a new managing director for its bus operations in the east of England. Michelle Hargreaves has been confirmed as the new Stagecoach East Managing Director after taking on the role on an interim… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas appoints Ryan Barnett as the new Restaurant Chef at its signature restaurant LAW

Dallas, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — “Food should capture a memory, a moment in time or an experience that you can carry with you,”  Ryan Barnett, Restaurant Chef, LAW Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas announces the appointment of Ryan Barnett as the new Restaurant Chef at LAW, the Resort’s signature restaurant.  Ryan brings fun and… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport appoints new Framework for projects under the value of £150,000

11 companies selected to be part of new Gatwick Framework Projects under the value of £150,000 to be awarded through new framework Half of the firms are located close to Gatwick, bringing benefit to local economy Gatwick , UK, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick has appointed a new Framework for projects under the value… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou appoints Giancarlo Di Francesco as Executive Chef

Guangzhou, China, 2018-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou recently appointed Giancarlo Di Francesco as Executive Chef. Giancarlo was born in Italy and with abundant Asian culinary experience, his fusion of authentic Italian culinary artistry and Asian cuisine culture is well developed. Born and raised not far from the Adriatic coast of Italy in a region… Read the full press release

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism appoints Joy Barlogie as tourism development manager

Little Rock, AR, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Joy Barlogie has been named tourism development manager by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Barlogie previously served as account supervisor at CJRW, working primarily on the Arkansas Tourism account. In her new role, she will be responsible for the development and expansion of tourism… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle appoints Tori Boos as new Director of Marketing

Seattle, U.S.A., 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seattle has welcomed the return of Tori Boos to Four Seasons as the Five-Star Hotel’s new Director of Marketing. Boos’ accomplishments with various hotel brands include exceeding business goals; curating unique experiences; and bringing dynamic sales and marketing strategies to life. “From the moment you reach out… Read the full press release

Amadeus appoints Leon Herce to lead the retail segment of its Travel Channels business

MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus announces that it has appointed Leon Herce to lead the retail segment of its Travel Channels business. Herce will also assume a regional leadership role responsible for the Travel Channels business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Herce will replace Joost Schuring who is leaving… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts appoints Carrie David as chief human resources officer

Interstate Hotels & Resorts appoints Carrie David as chief human resources officer ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces the appointment of Carrie David as chief human resources officer. Carrie is responsible for leading all aspects of the human resources team, developing… Read the full press release

London Gatwick appoints Lesley Hall as Environment, Health and Safety Director and promotes Bronwen Jones to Development Director

Lesley Hall appointed Environment, Health and Safety Director Bronwen Jones appointed Development Director Gatwick Airport’s CEO, Stewart Wingate, said: “These appointments demonstrate Gatwick’s ongoing commitment to providing our passengers with the very best airport facilities and service possible.” LONDON, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has announced today (01/03/2018) that Lesley Hall has been… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts appoints Rogier Hurkmans as regional vice president of operations for Continental Europe

ARLINGTON, Va./LONDON, U.K., 2018-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts – a leading global hotel management company of franchised branded and independent hotels and resorts – announces the appointment of Rogier Hurkmans as a regional vice president of operations for Continental Europe. Reporting to Ken McLaren, Interstate’s executive vice president of international operations,… Read the full press release

Amadeus appoints Gianni Pisanello to head up its new NDC-X program

Amadeus appoints Gianni Pisanello to head up its new NDC-X program   Madrid, Spain, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The travel industry is moving towards increased personalization, as merchandizing techniques drive new revenues and business opportunities, and as travelers expect brands to know them and adapt offers accordingly. It is against this backdrop that Amadeus… Read the full press release

Swedavia appoints Johan Bill as director of its new organisation — Major Projects

Sweden, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In order to best carry out Swedavia’s large-scale investments and ensure synergies and learning between the company’s development programmes, during the autumn a new Implementation organisation was introduced. With the new organisation, which came into effect on January 1, 2018, Swedavia aims to enhance its ability to implement… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines appoints Chris Johnson as the new Managing Director Ground Operations

Dallas, Texas, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced Chris Johnson as the new Managing Director Ground Operations effective February 1, 2018. Johnson will be responsible for the daily operations of a Team of more than 18,000 Employees who work in our domestic locations across the United States. His key responsibilities include ensuring these… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels AG appoints Thomas Willms as CEO

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Steigenberger Hotels AG has appointed Thomas Willms as spokesperson of the Management Board (CEO). Mr. Willms, who joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in June 2017, will take up his new position with immediate effect. He will retain overall operational… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation appoints Malaika Myers as chief human resources officer

CHICAGO, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 22, 2017) announced it has named Malaika Myers as the company’s chief human resources officer. Myers will join Hyatt on September 5, 2017 and report to Mark Hoplamazian, president and chief executive officer. “Malaika is an accomplished executive in every discipline… Read the full press release

Ryanair appoints Chiara Ravara as its new Senior Sales & Marketing Manager

Ryanair appoints Chiara Ravara as its new Senior Sales & Marketing Manager   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (12 Jun) announced the appointment of Chiara Ravara as its new Senior Sales & Marketing Manager, promoting her from her previous role as Sales and Marketing Manager for Greece… Read the full press release

UNWTO appoints Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism 2017

UNWTO appoints Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism 2017   MADRID, Spain, 2017-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ —The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has appointed the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Appoints New General Manager

Hong Kong, 2017-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has recently announced the appointment of Greg Liddell as General Manager of the Group’s flagship, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. Taking the helm of the 141-year-old Grande Dame, Mr Liddell who has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry is no stranger to… Read the full press release

The new Four Seasons Hotel Megève appoints Francois Arrighi as General Manager

The new Four Seasons Hotel Megève appoints Francois Arrighi as General Manager   Megeve, France, 2017-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Francois Arrighi has been named General Manager of the new Four Seasons Hotel Megève.  Opening in time for the 2017/18 ski season, the all-new hotel will be the company’s third in France, and its fifth… Read the full press release

American Hotel & Lodging Association appoints Amanda Franks as Vice President of Campaign Communications

Washington, D.C., 2017-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) announced the appointment of Amanda Franks as Vice President of Campaign Communications. Franks is a veteran communications and political affairs professional, having spent her career assisting elected officials and organizations with strategic policy planning and message development. “I’m thrilled to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines appoints Mr Simon Cheong to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director

Singapore, 2017-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Cheong to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 June 2017. Mr Cheong, 60, is Chairman and CEO of SC Global Developments Pte Ltd, a leading luxury high-end residential developer in Singapore. He has… Read the full press release

ONYX Hospitality Group appoints Douglas Martell as Chief Executive Officer

ONYX Hospitality Group appoints Douglas Martell as Chief Executive Officer   Bangkok, Thailand, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — ONYX Hospitality Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Martell as Chief Executive Officer. Previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ONYX, Mr Martell succeeds Peter Henley who will retire after… Read the full press release