Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts welcomes Alejandro Reynal as President and Chief Executive Officer

Building on Four Seasons legacy of excellence, former CEO of Hyatt Hotel Corporation’s Apple Leisure Group will usher iconic luxury brand into its next chapter of continued growth, innovation and strategic development across new and existing lines of business Toronto, Canada, 2022-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury… Read the full press release

SITA re-elects Dr. Adib Charif as President of the SITA Council

Dr. Charif has held the role since 2021. The SITA Council represents members of the global air transport community. Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, has announced the re-election of Dr. Adib Charif, Head of IT at Middle East Airlines-Air Liban, as President… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority welcomes former President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada Louise Bradley to its Board of Directors

ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2022-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The St. John’s International Airport Authority is pleased to welcome health care and mental health executive Louise Bradley to its Board of Directors effective immediately. As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Ms. Bradley brings a proven track… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines’ subsidiary McGee Air Services appoints Justin Neff as president

SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The board of directors for McGee Air Services Inc. today (June 7, 2022) named Justin Neff president of the wholly-owned ground operations subsidiary of Alaska Airlines. Neff joins McGee after eight years working at Alaska Airlines, most recently as managing director of engines, material, components and lease… Read the full press release

Javier Águila to succeed Peter Fulton as group president EAME at Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Apple Leisure Group’s Javier Águila to follow Peter Fulton CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (June 2, 2022) announced a leadership change positioning Hyatt for continued strategic growth in the Europe, Africa & Middle East (EAME) region. Javier Águila has been appointed incoming group president EAME, following the… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels appoints Thomas Salg as President

Hong Kong SAR, China, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels has announced the appointment of Mr Thomas Salg as President.  He previously served as Vice President Operations of the hotel management company for four years, and succeeds Dr Jennifer Cronin who returned to Australia after more than six years in the position. Commenting on his… Read the full press release

KLM appoints Marjan Rintel as President & CEO

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, KLM’s shareholders voted at their Annual General Meeting (AGM) to approve the appointment of Marjan Rintel as KLM’s President & CEO, effective 1 July 2022. The consultation process has also been concluded with the KLM Works Council. Now that the shareholders have voted to approve… Read the full press release

CWT announces the appointment of Patrick Andersen as President and Chief Executive Officer

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform, announces that Michelle McKinney Frymire has decided to step down from her roles at the Company. As part of the Company’s long-term succession planning process, the Board of Directors has appointed President and Chief Commercial Officer Patrick Andersen as its… Read the full press release

The WestJet Group announces the appointment of Bob Cummings as President of Swoop

Cummings homecoming demonstrates confidence in Canadian ultra-low-cost travel market CALGARY, AB, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The WestJet Group today (April 13, 2022) announced the return of Bob Cummings to the airline’s Executive Leadership Team as President of Swoop, WestJet’s ultra-low-cost carrier. Cummings will begin his role on Monday, April 18, 2022. “I am… Read the full press release

KLM nominates Marjan Rintel as the new President and CEO

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of KLM intends to nominate Marjan Rintel as the new President and CEO of KLM. Rintel is currently President and CEO of Dutch Railways (NS), where she has worked since November 2014. Rintel is no stranger to KLM and – before joining NS –… Read the full press release

Ted Colbert, president and CEO of Boeing Global Services named Black Engineer of the Year

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, 2021-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Ted Colbert, president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, has been named Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) for 2022 by U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine. The award, the highest honor in the long-running program, recognizes a public or private sector leader who has… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts President and CEO John Davison to retire in 2022

Davison will continue to lead Four Seasons until the selection of a new CEO and onboarding is completed in 2022 Toronto, Canada, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts today (October 13, 2021) announced that after two decades of service to Four Seasons, President and CEO John Davison, 63, informed the Board… Read the full press release

Mike Van de Ven to succeed Tom Nealon as Southwest Airlines President

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Sep 13, 2021), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced the following leadership changes. Tom Nealon, 60, has decided to retire from his duties as President effective immediately, but will continue to serve the Company as a strategic advisor, focusing primarily on the airline’s environmental sustainability and carbon… 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

Boeing announces appointment of David L. Calhoun as its new president and chief executive officer

  New leadership to focus on safety culture, improved transparency and rebuilding trust CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ —  David L. Calhoun today (Jan. 13, 2020) assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA). “With deep industry experience and a proven track record of performance, Dave is… Read the full press release

HIAA President and CEO Joyce Carter elected as new Chair of The Canadian Airports Council

Halifax, N.S., 2020-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) today ( JANUARY 2, 2020) announced that Joyce Carter, President and CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), has been elected as its new Chair, the first woman to assume the role in CAC’s history. Ms. Carter, who has served as CAC’s Vice Chair… Read the full press release

YVR announces retirement of President & CEO Craig Richmond

Board of Directors Commences Global Search for Next President & CEO Richmond, B.C., 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver Airport Authority today (November 25, 2019) announced that Craig Richmond, President & CEO, has advised the Board of Directors of his plans to retire from YVR on June 30, 2020 after seven years leading the… Read the full press release

Greater Toronto Airports Authority President and CEO, Howard Eng, named CEO of The Year at 2019 Ontario Business Achievement Awards

Mr. Eng has been President and CEO of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority since 2012 TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Howard Eng was named as 2019’s CEO of The Year, as chosen by the judging committee of the Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAA). The OBAAs have celebrated business in Ontario since 1983… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces that Alex Kyriakidis will transition from President of Middle East & Africa to executive advisor

Bethesda, MD, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today (09/12/2019) that Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director of the company’s Middle East & Africa division, will transition from the position effective 31 December 2019 to take up an executive advisory role for the company. “As Marriott’s head of Middle… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority President and CEO Keith Collins announces retirement

St. John’s, NL, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — St. John’s International Airport Authority Board of Directors announced today ( February 20, 2019) that Keith Collins, President and CEO, will retire from his position at the end of June 2019 following 15 years of leading the organization through extensive growth and advancement. “I want to thank… Read the full press release

GTAA President and CEO Howard Eng to retire in 2020

TORONTO, CANADA, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) today (January 8, 2019) announced that GTAA President and CEO Howard Eng will retire in 2020 after 40 successful years as an airport executive, culminating with 8 superb years at the helm of Canada’s largest airport. “Howard… Read the full press release

Eric Born agrees to extend its contract as President and CEO of Swissport International AG to December 31, 2019

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — HNA Group and Eric Born announced today (27.08.2018) that they have agreed to extend Eric Born’s contract as President and CEO of Swissport International AG to December 31, 2019. “Given Eric’s outstanding leadership, his understanding of the airport ground services and air cargo handling industry, and his… Read the full press release

Boeing appoints Brendan Curran president of Boeing AvionX

Brendan Curran brings diverse aerospace expertise to Boeing AvionX organization Newly-created position will further mature the company’s aftermarket strategy PLANO, Texas, 2018-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Aug 13, 2018) named Brendan Curran president of Boeing AvionX, an organization formed last year to pursue the development and production of avionics and electronics systems. Curran,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest Chef Concierge Peter Buday named President of Les Clef d’Or Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Peter Buday, Chef Concierge at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest, is also the President of Les Clef d’Or Hungary, the local branch of the prestigious international organisation of concierges. Peter started at Four Seasons with the opening team of the Hotel, back in 2004, as a Reception Agent…. Read the full press release

Cestra ‘Ces’ Butner elected President of the Port of Oakland’s governing Board

Second time in top job for Oakland business leader Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland business leader Cestra ‘Ces’ Butner has been elected President of the Port of Oakland’s governing Board. The Board of Port Commissioners selected their colleague for the top post at a meeting last week. Commissioner Butner succeeds Joan… Read the full press release

Malta President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca appointed Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Malta President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca appointed Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development   MADRID, Spain, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta, has been nominated as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The appointment took place… Read the full press release

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen issues statement on administration’s calls for privatizing air traffic control system

Washington, DC, 2017-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today issued the following statement in response to the administration’s continuing calls for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system. The president’s renewed call for ATC privatization was included in a set of transportation-infrastructure spending “principles”… Read the full press release

Embraer announces the appointment of Michael Amalfitano as the President and CEO of Executive Jets business unit

Melbourne, FL, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Embraer announced today (02/16/2017) the appointment of Michael Amalfitano as the President and CEO of its Executive Jets business unit. Amalfitano will succeed Marco Tulio Pellegrini, who will assume another leadership position to be announced soon. The change will become effective as of March 1st 2017. “We… Read the full press release

Arthur Hoffman appointed President Expedia® Affiliate Network

London, 2013-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN), the private label arm of the world’s largest online travel company, Expedia, Inc., today announces the appointment of Arthur Hoffman as division President. Hoffman moves to the EAN division from the Expedia group’s Rome-based online reservations business Venere.com™, where he has been Managing Director for the past… Read the full press release

Hard Rock International appoints Tim Maland as President of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino New England

West Springfield, Mass., 2013-04-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hard Rock International – one of the world’s most-recognizable and iconic brands – is excited to announce Tim Maland, a seasoned executive in the resort and casino industry, as president of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino New England. In his new role, Maland will lead the pre-development efforts for… Read the full press release