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

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai appoints Clemens Hoerth as its new General Manager

Hong Kong, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is pleased to announce the appointment of Clemens Hoerth as the hotel’s new General Manager. Mr Hoerth joins Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai – a proud recipient of the prestigious Forbes Five-Star hotel award –from Mandarin Oriental Guangzhou, where he has been General Manager since… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul appoints Ciro Petrone as new Chef de Cuisine of its Italian restaurant Boccalino

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul appoints Ciro Petrone as new Chef de Cuisine of its Italian restaurant Boccalino   Seoul, Korea, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Seoul announces the appointment of Ciro Petrone as the new Chef de Cuisine of the Hotel’s stylish Italian restaurant Boccalino, where he will oversee and lead the… Read the full press release

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Green Arrow Tours as its new partner in Jordan

Amsterdam, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Green Arrow Tours (GAT) as its new partner in Jordan. “With Green Arrow Tours as our partner in Jordan, we can now provide a seamless online service across the entire Middle East,” said Richard Saunders, Senior Director, Global… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® appoints actress Jessica Alba as the newest addition to its Rosewood Curators program

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the ultra-luxury hotel group, appoints founder of the Honest Company and actress Jessica Alba as the newest addition to its Rosewood Curators program, a carefully selected group of luminaries and leaders who share travel tips and insider secrets for Rosewood destinations around the world…. Read the full press release

FCCA appoints Carlos Torres de Navarra as new Operations Committee Chairman

Pembroke Pines, FL, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The FCCA is proud to announce the appointment of the new FCCA Operations Committee Chairman, Carlos Torres de Navarra, vice president of strategic and commercial port development, Carnival Cruise Line, effective January 1, 2017. “I am excited to assume the role of chairman of the FCCA… Read the full press release

Two new directors appointed at The Adventure Travel Trade Association

Seattle, WA, USA, 2013-12-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), a trade organization encouraging responsible tourism development worldwide with more than 900 businesses and tourism organization members across 90 countries, has added two new strategic roles to its internal team with the hiring of Christina Beckmann as the Director of AdventureEDU & Research, and Liz Ferrin, Director of… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group appoints Torsten Van Dullemen General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Manila

Hong Kong, 2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Torsten Van Dullemen as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Manila effective immediately. Mr Van Dullemen has held several senior hotel management positions within the Group. He first joined the company in 2004 as Resident Manager of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. He was also… Read the full press release