Interstate Hotels & Resorts appoints Jean-Charles Denis as Chief Operating Officer

Plano, TX, 2020-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Aimbridge Hospitality’s international division, has expanded its senior management team with the appointment of Jean-Charles Denis to the role of Chief Operating Officer. With a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry, Jean-Charles joins Interstate from IHG, where he held a variety of senior positions… Read the full press release

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner appoints Scott Hamilton as general manager

MCLEAN, Va., 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, owned by Park Hotels & Resorts and managed by Hilton Management Services, has appointed Scott Hamilton as general manager. Most recently, Hamilton served as resident manager at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. In his new role, Hamilton will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay appoints Pete Downes as its new Managing Director

Cornwall, England, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cornwall Airport Newquay is pleased to announce that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director. Downes joins from London City Airport where he is currently Aviation Director and has been instrumental in driving its route development and airline growth,… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises USA appoints Rubén Rodríguez as President

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises USA, the North American arm of MSC Cruises, has appointed Rubén Rodríguez as President and he will join the organisation on 18 March. Mr Rodriguez’s role will be to help the business achieve further growth and strengthen the Company’s strategy in the US region, both… Read the full press release

CWT appoints Richard Thompson Vice President, Global Internal Communication & Culture

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2020-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, has appointed Richard Thompson Vice President, Global Internal Communication & Culture. In his newly expanded role, Richard and his team will be responsible for development of CWT culture, employee engagement, people strategy and HR analytics, in addition to continuing his charge… Read the full press release

IHG appoints Heather Balsley, SVP, Global Loyalty & Partnerships and Jennifer Gribble, SVP, Global Marketing, Mainstream Brands

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the appointment of two senior marketing executives, naming Heather Balsley, Senior Vice President, Global Loyalty & Partnerships and Jennifer Gribble, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Mainstream Brands. As a nearly 13-year veteran of IHG, Balsley now… Read the full press release

SAS appoints Charlotte Svensson as new Executive vice president and Chief Information Officer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is pleased to announce that Charlotte Svensson has been appointed to be new Executive vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO) as of February 1st  2020.  Charlotte Svensson will succeed Mattias Forsberg who in October announced he is leaving SAS for a new position as CIO… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake appoints Chu Yuet Hung as Director of Food and Beverage

Hangzhou at West Lake, China, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake has announced the appointment of Chu Yuet Hung as Director of Food and Beverage. Chu will lead and oversee all the daily operations and management of the Hotel’s two distinct dining restaurants, together with its sizeable banquet operations. With more than 10 years… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach appoints Cornelia Mitlmeier as Resort Manager

Dubai, U.A.E., 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach announces the appointment of Cornelia Mitlmeier as Resort Manager of the iconic Resort located in the heart of Jumeirah, effective as of February 1, 2020. Born and raised in Germany, Cornelia has come a long way from her beginnings as an apprentice in the… Read the full press release

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills appoints Kelly Teo as director of sales and marketing

Kelly Teo brings his diverse expertise to L.A.’s top luxury hotel BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is pleased to announce the arrival of the newest addition to its luxury-focused executive team, as Kelly Teo joins the hotel in the role of director of sales and marketing. Teo’s longtime sales… Read the full press release

Gulfstream Aerospace appoints Matt Baer as regional vice president of Sales for the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada

SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (January 13, 2020) announced the promotion of Matt Baer to regional vice president of Sales for the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada. Baer joined Gulfstream in the spring of 2019 as a regional sales manager for the northeastern region. Prior to that, he… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton appoints one of the UK’s leading documentary photographers, Ian Weldon, as its ‘Realist in Residence’

Hotel brand appoints acclaimed documentary photographer to celebrate the real side of British travel LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The aftermath of Sunshine Saturday’s* traditional holiday booking rush sees social media feeds flooded with unrealistic, over-filtered images of idyllic far flung destinations. However, as many Brits face their first week back at… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group appoints Joe Ferraro as Interim Chief Executive Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Dec. 30, 2019) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joe Ferraro, President, Americas, as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Ferraro’s appointment reflects the previously announced departure at year-end of Larry De Shon, President and Chief… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta appoints Erica Lee as new Executive Pastry Chef

Atlanta, U.S.A, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta announces its new Executive Pastry Chef Erica Lee. Lee is stepping into the role to oversee and contribute to the creative execution of the bustling pastry team. As a seasoned veteran of the leading luxury hotel brand, Lee joins the Atlanta team from Four Seasons Hotel… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Group Appoints Muneera Al Taher As Emiratisation Director

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the umbrella of the UAE leaders’ vision to empower Emiratis across the semi-government and private sector, Al Taher will pioneer a new agenda that focuses on attracting top talent, introducing new development programmes and supporting growth of Emirati employees in Jumeirah Group. Her appointment forms part of… Read the full press release

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