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February 24, 2016
Jamaica Tourist Board Announces New Appointments

Paul Pennicook, Director of Tourism for the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has announced the appointments of Marcia McLaughlin and Francine Carter Henry. McLaughlin, a hospitality and tourism veteran, will serve as Deputy Director of Tourism, ...
January 06, 2016
Jon Gersonde Named General Manager of Viceroy Anguilla

Viceroy Anguilla, the premier destination resort on the island of Anguilla, has appointed Jon Gersonde as general manager of the 166-room resort. An industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Gersonde will manage resort operati...
December 01, 2015
Viceroy Anguilla Appoints Jorge Martinez As Director, Group Sales & Special Events

Viceroy Anguilla has announced the appointment of Jorge Martinez as Director of Group Sales & Special Events. Located on the exclusive island of Anguilla, the 35-acre Viceroy Anguilla resort offers a sophisticated approach to meetings and e...
September 11, 2015
The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe Appointed As Trinidad & Tobago's New Minster of Tourism

Earlier this week, the dual-island nation of Trinidad & Tobago elected a new government. In addition, the new Prime Minister, the Hounourable Keith Rowley, selected the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe as the new Minister of Tourism. Minister Cu...
September 10, 2015
Hilton Worldwide Appoints David Ecija As General Manager of Hilton São Paulo Morumbi

Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of David Ecija as general manager of the 503-room Hilton São Paulo Morumbi. Already on board in São Paulo, Ecija will oversee the operations and lead the management team at this award-winning ...
August 25, 2015
Wyndham Hotel Group Names Eduardo Cruz del Rio Vice President of Operations for Latin America and Caribbean

Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Eduardo Cruz del Rio as vice president of operations for Latin America and the Caribbean. Cruz Del Rio will report to Paulo Pena, Wyndham Hotel Group's president and managing director for...
July 20, 2015
Milton Segarra Appointed To Board of Destination Marketing Association International

Global trade organization, Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has announced the appointment of Milton Segarra, president and CEO of Meet Puerto Rico to their Board of Directors. DMAI sanctioned the 2015-2016 Board of Dir...
June 01, 2015
Four Seasons Resort Nevis Appoints Jim Bishop As Director of Sales

Four Seasons Resort Nevis has announced the appointment of luxury hospitality expert and 25-year industry veteran Jim Bishop as Director of Sales. Bishop is a welcomed addition to the resort's sales and marketing leadership team, which is n...
April 13, 2015
Starwood Hotels Supports Rapid Growth In Latin America With Two Strategic Appointments

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced two strategic appointments to support the company's rapidly expanding footprint in Latin America, where the company currently operates 96 hotels in 19 countries, with another 18 prop...
April 07, 2015
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI, Appoints Industry Veterans To Four New Positions

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, BVI recently appointed three industry veterans to fill key director-level positions at the resort – managing director, general manager, director of finance – along with a key management position ...
April 03, 2015
Sobeida Feliz Joins Warwick International Hotels (WIH) As Global Account Manager

Sobeida Feliz will be responsible to bring to Canadian & Key Latin America markets the Warwick International Hotels' (WIH) portfolio with a major focus on Cuba, as a brand new destination with 2 Resorts, Warwick Cayo Santa Maria & Naviti Va...
March 11, 2015
Nick Troubetzkoy, Designer and Owner of Jade Mountain, Honoured By Government of St. Lucia

Nick Troubetzkoy, a visionary champion of excellence in the Caribbean hospitality sector has been awarded The Saint Lucia Medal of Honour (Gold) by the Government of St Lucia. Mr. Troubetzkoy is the owner and designer of the world famous...
March 10, 2015
Accor Names Balendra Nagesvaran As Vice President of Operations Upscale & Luxury Brands

Accor North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NCAC) region has announced the promotion of Balendra Nagesvaran to vice president of operations for Accor luxury and upscale brands in the region. The segment encompasses all Sofitel (...
February 19, 2015
Hilton Worldwide Appoints Tom Potter As Senior Vice President, The Caribbean & Latin America

Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Tom Potter as senior vice president, Caribbean and Latin America. Potter takes the helm of the region's owned and managed portfolio, while playing a key role in the company's ambitious expa...
February 12, 2015
Kuoni Group Travel Experts appoints Rodrigo Ferreira new Commercial Director for Latin America

Kuoni Group Travel Experts has appointed Rodrigo Ferreira as Commercial Director for Latin America as its group travel business out of the region grows by an average 36% a year (CAGR) thanks to record economic expansion and job creation in ...
January 14, 2015
Conferma Appoints Business Development Director To Spearhead Growth In Latin America

Conferma, the experts in Virtual Card Number (VCN) technology for the corporate travel sector, today announced the appointment of Andres Rojas as Business Development Director -- Americas, to spearhead its future growth across Latin America...
December 04, 2014
Peter Hopgood Appointed Chairman Of The Board Of Meet Puerto Rico

The Board of Directors of Meet Puerto Rico has announced the appointment of Peter Hopgood as Chairman of the Board. In his new role, Hopgood's leadership will be fundamental in supporting Meet Puerto Rico's activities, its functions, and go...
November 12, 2014
Kuoni Group Travel Experts Appoints Mel Lorenzo As Business Development Manager For Latin America

Kuoni Group Travel Experts has appointed Mel Lorenzo to lead its activities in Latin America. Based in Brazil, she takes charge of building and maintaining relationships with travel business interested in arranging group tours around the wo...
October 28, 2014
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine Bolsters Global Team; New Senior Appointments

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the specialist energy and resource services division of leading travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), will be strengthening its global leadership team. Three key leaders have been added to ...
September 16, 2014
Starwood Appoints Victor Vazquez As VP Development and Acquisitions For Latin America

Starwood has announced the appointment of Victor Vazquez to the role of Vice President, Development and Acquisitions for Latin America. Vazquez will report to Matthew Fry, Senior Vice President, Global Development, and will oversee the comp...
August 13, 2014
Trinidad and Tobago's Tourist Board Appoints New CEO

The Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TDC) have announced the appointment of Keith Chin as the organization's new Chief Executive Officer, effective August 4, 2014. Mr. Chin has over th...
July 15, 2014
Dominique Colliat Appointed Executive VP, Accor, HotelServices, North/Central America & Caribbean

Accor has announced the appointment of Dominique Colliat to Executive Vice President, HotelServices, North & Central America and Caribbean. A 27-year veteran of Accor, Colliat will be responsible for targeted business and development strate...
July 08, 2014
Jamaica Appoints Paul Pennicook As Director of Tourism

Chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board, Dennis Morrison has announced the appointment of Paul Pennicook as Director of Tourism effective July 9, 2014. A strong, seasoned tourism leader, Mr. Pennicook is no stranger to this post having se...
May 14, 2014
Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Paulo Pena To Lead Latin America Region

Focused on maintaining its vigorous development strategy and growing its presence in Latin America, Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,500 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, today anno...
April 08, 2014
Senator Gerald Hadeed Named New Minister of Tourism In Trinidad And Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister, the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has appointed Senator the Honourable Gerald Hadeed as the country's new Minister of Tourism. In his new position, Hadeed will oversee the development and executio...
March 27, 2014
IAG CEO Willie Walsh To Serve As oneworld Governing Board Chairman

Willie Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of International Airlines Group (IAG), has been nominated by the Governing Board of oneworld to serve as its Chairman for the year ahead. He succeeds American Airlines' Chairman Tom Horton, who has f...
February 25, 2014
Starwood Announces Transition of Heads of America and Latin America

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that longtime leader, Osvaldo V. Librizzi, will step down from his current role, Co-President of The Americas, at the end of the year and will serve as non-executive Chairman until t...
February 12, 2014
Capella Marigot Bay Resort & Marina Appoints Jeroen Quint As General Manager

Hospitality industry veteran, Jeroen Quint joins Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina, Saint Lucia and will oversee all aspects of hotel operations including staff development and training towards meeting Capella Hotel Group's highest stan...
February 12, 2014
Pablo Torres Named General Manager of Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Pablo Torres to general manager of the 917-room Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he incidentally began his hospitality career as a food and beverage management trainee back in...
February 03, 2014
Sallie Coventry Appointed As New Portfolio Director For IBTM Events Portfolio

Following on from the recent announcement regarding the promotion of Craig Moyes as head of the newly structured Leisure Portfolio, Reed Travel Exhibitions' (RTE) has confirmed that Sallie Coventry will be appointed as the new Portfolio Dir...
January 22, 2014
Joyce Martinez Tapped To Lead Meet Puerto Rico's Sales Team

Milton Segarra, president & CEO, Meet Puerto Rico (MPR), recently announced the appointment of Joyce M. Martínez to Vice President, Business Development & Sales at the organization which leads the sales efforts to promote Puerto Rico as a w...
January 02, 2014
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina In British Virgin Islands Names Anura Dewapura As Managing Director

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, the first luxury resort development in the British Virgin Islands in more than 15 years and first member of the Autograph Collection in the Caribbean, has announced the appointment of Anura Dewapura as the...
December 12, 2013
CWT Solutions Group Expands In Latin America; Carolina Passarelli Joins The Team

CWT Solutions Group, the global consulting arm of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), continues to expand its global footprint, establishing a presence in Latin America to support clients with evolving travel management needs in the region. C...
December 10, 2013
Worldhotels - The Americas Expands Development & Revenue Management Teams

Worldhotels, a leading group for independent hotels around the globe, today announced additions to its development and revenue management teams in The Americas. They include the appointments of veteran hotel executives, Javier Pareja and Kr...
November 27, 2013
Site International Foundation Announces Board of Trustees For 2014

The Site International Foundation has introduced a distinguished list of global travel and hospitality industry leaders who will serve as the Site International Foundation Board of Trustees effective 1 January 2014. The Site Internation...
November 05, 2013
Hilton São Paulo Morumbi Appoints New Executive Chef - Fabio Boschero

Hilton São Paulo Morumbi has announced the return of Fabio Boschero, this time, as executive chef. Boschero, who started his career with Hilton Worldwide as executive sous chef at Hilton São Paulo Morumbi in 2006, will lead the new menu de...
November 05, 2013
CWT Energy, Resources & Marine Strengthens Management Structure; New Senior Appointments

CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, the specialist energy and resource services division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has strengthened its global leadership team to support its rapidly expanding business which in 2012 experienced an annual...
October 22, 2013
Meet Puerto Rico Appoints New Marketing Director & Destination Support Services Director

Milton Segarra, president & CEO, Meet Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Convention Bureau), has announced the appointments of Minnette Vélez as Director of Marketing and Mari Waid as Director of Destination Support Services. These appointments come ...
October 10, 2013
Inkaterra's Jose Koechlin Wins Award At South American Hotel & Investment Conference (SAHIC)

Founder and President of Inkaterra Hotels, José Koechlin, won the Developer Award at the South American Hotel & Investment Conference (SAHIC) 2013, held on September 23 and 24 in Bogota, Colombia. This is the second time that Mr. Koechli...
October 03, 2013
Global Alliance Appoints Its First Chair

The Global Alliance today announces the appointment of Ms Julie-May Ellingson, Chief Executive Officer of Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), as its new Chair. Global Alliance is an international group of conference and exhib...
October 01, 2013
Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Names Jeff Vasser As Director General/CEO

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) has named hospitality industry leader Jeff Vasser to the position of Director General/CEO of the organization. He assumes his new post on November 18. Vasser joins the CHTA after serving s...
September 21, 2013
Hyatt Latin America & Caribbean Opens Regional Office In Miami-Dade

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of a new regional office in Miami-Dade County, Hyatt Latin America & Caribbean. The new office is located at 396 Alhambra, in Coral Gables, Florida. Hyatt is experiencing meaningful g...
August 28, 2013
Tracey Warner-Arnold Appointed Head of Saint Lucia Tourist Board's Marketing Team

Saint Lucia's Deputy Director of Tourism Tracey Warner-Arnold takes the helm of the Saint Lucia Tourist Board's marketing team. Her responsibilities have expanded, now overseeing the island's advertising, PR, online presence, social media s...
July 29, 2013
FCm Travel Solutions Appoints Specialist Multinational Sales Team

FCm Travel Solutions has brought together five of its leading regional sales leaders to form a specialist global sales team dedicated to winning and retaining multinational clients. The team consists of sales leaders from across FCm's...
July 17, 2013
Vinicio Alvarado Appointed Ecuador Minister of Tourism

On June 20, Mr. Vinicio Alvarado was appointed Minister of Tourism by President of Ecuador Mr. Rafael Correa. As head of the Ministry of Tourism, Alvarado is charged with strengthening the image of Ecuador through tourism, recognized as a ...
July 09, 2013
Magdalena Grand Beach Resort, Tobago, Welcomes Events & Corporate Retreats

Magdalena Grand Beach Resort in Tobago offers an ideal meetings venue for hosting events of all sizes - from small gatherings and corporate retreats to large affairs for groups of up-to 450 people. Through its service-oriented meetings a...
June 17, 2013
UFI Selects Future President From Latin America

Meeting in Malmo, Sweden on the occasion of its Open Seminar in Europe, UFI has selected Andrés Lopez-Valderrama as its incoming President effective November 2013. The UFI Presidential term builds on a three year cycle: one year as Incom...
May 17, 2013
Wyndham Hotel Group's Terry Sanders Appointed To LHRA Board of Directors

Terry Sanders, senior vice president of development for Wyndham Hotel Group, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Latin Hotel & Restaurant Association (LHRA), an organization that supports the business interests of Latino own...
May 16, 2013
Milton Segarra-Pancorbo Appointed President & CEO, The Puerto Rico Convention Bureau

The Board of Directors of the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau announced the appointment of Milton Segarra-Pancorbo as president and CEO of the organization. Segarra will take the helm of the non-profit organization dedicated to driving meetin...
April 11, 2013
IAPCOs' Honorary Member Jorge Castex Joins The Ranks of the CIC Hall of Leaders

The Convention Industry Council (CIC) announces its newest inductees into the CIC Hall of Leaders. The inductees represent influential leaders who have shaped the industry over a lifetime of accomplishments, whose contributions have left an...
February 28, 2013
Hilton Worldwide Appoints Miguel Eugéne, Cluster General Manager of Two Hotels in Costa Rica

Hilton Worldwide today announced the appointment of Miguel Eugéne as cluster general manager of two hotels in Costa Rica: the 202-room all-inclusive Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa and the 169-room Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport...
February 11, 2013
CWT Meetings & Events Expands Strategic Meetings Management Solutions Offering

CWT Meetings & Events has expanded its Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) Solutions practice by hiring Melissa Nahama as director, SMM Solutions + Analytics to support the growing needs of clients. In this newly created role, Nahama will d...
January 29, 2013
Hon. Mark A. G. Brantley Named Nevis (West Indies) Minister of Tourism

Newly elected Premier of Nevis, the Honourable Vance Amory, has appointed the Honourable Mark Anthony Graham Brantley as Minister with portfolio responsibility for Tourism, Health, Social Development, Youth and Sports, Culture and Gender Af...
January 29, 2013
Puerto Rico Convention Bureau Appoints Two New National Sales Managers

The Puerto Rico Convention Bureau has announced that Marcus A. Cade and Michael W. Carter have joined the organization as National Sales Managers. Marcus A. Cade is a proven hospitality professional with extensive group sales experience...
January 16, 2013
Mark Lyttleton-Frances Appointed General Manager of the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Mark Lyttleton-Frances as general manager of the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa. Lyttleton assumed his new role January 8, 2013. "Mark brings a wealth of experience in the...
January 09, 2013
New Director of Tourism For British Virgin Islands Tourist Board

In a press briefing held on Tuesday, 7th January 2013, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, Premier and Minister of Tourism of the British Virgin Islands announced the appointment of Sharon Flax-Mars as Director of Tourism for the Brit...
December 11, 2012
Buenos Aires Grand Hotel Appoints Pablo Veloso As General Manager

Pablo Veloso has been appointed as General Manager of the new Buenos Aires Grand hotel, located in the city's chic Recoleta neighborhood. Veloso has been part of the luxury hotel industry for more than 20 years, and brings with him an exten...
December 06, 2012
Wyndham Hotel Group Names Luis Mirabelli VP of Development, Latin America

In support of its steadfast commitment to further expand its hotel offerings in Latin America as the region continues to experience strong economic growth and development opportunities, Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the appointment of ...
November 30, 2012
Air Canada's Calin Rovinescu New Chairman of the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board

Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB). He succeeds Rob Fyfe, CEO Air New Zealand, who held the post for the last two years...
November 12, 2012
Joyce Martinez Appointed By Puerto Rico Convention Bureau As Director, Business Development & Research

The Puerto Rico Convention Bureau is pleased to announce the appointment of Joyce Martínez as Director of Business Development and Research for the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau. With a long-standing relationship with the Bureau, Ms. Ma...
October 22, 2012
Leroy Browne Appointed GM, Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre

Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Leroy Browne as general manager of the 418-room Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre. Browne, a Barbados native, has been acting as interim general manager at Hilton Trinidad & Conferen...
October 12, 2012
Travelport Commercial Management Structure Aligned To Global Business Objectives

Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, has announced a number of commercial team changes, all designed to further build on the delivery of its ongoing strategic business objectives. Focusing on accele...
October 11, 2012
Questex Appoints Manager To Support Brazilian Hospitality Conference

Questex Hospitality + Travel has named Chelsea Patriquin conference manager responsible for logistics, operations, marketing and sales for the 14th Brazilian Hospitality Investment Conference, scheduled to take place in São Paulo, Brazil, i...
October 11, 2012
CWT Meetings & Events Integrates New Leadership, Strengthens Team in the Americas

Carlson Wagonlit Travel's CWT Meetings & Events, a global leader in event and meeting management, recently announced key organizational changes to strengthen leadership in the Americas. Each team member reports directly to Tony Wagner, vice...
October 10, 2012
eRevMax International Announces Senior Management Appointments

eRevMax International, today, announces the appointment of Vishal Arora to Vice President Product Management and Jan Murza as Vice President Sales for the Americas. eRevMax continues its mission to deliver exceptional technology service...
September 25, 2012
The Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (gBCAT)

Some of the most iconic names in global business have joined together to form The Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (gBCAT), a group of global corporations that recognizes that business can play a role in the effort to end...
September 20, 2012
Fairmont Raffles Hotels International Appoints Wayne Taylor To Oversee Global Development

With more than 25 active hotel developments and many more in its pipeline, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International (FRHI), the parent company of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts, have announc...
August 20, 2012
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel Appoints Joaquin Escudero As Resident Manager

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel recently appointed Joaquin Escudero as Resident Manager. Mr. Escudero joined the company in 2009 as Front Desk Manager at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, followed by Resident Manager at El MaPi, the ...
July 25, 2012
Palladium Hotels & Resorts Welcomes New General Manager For Jamaica Properties

Palladium Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Roberto Paresce as the new general manager of Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa and Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In this role, he will be ...
July 19, 2012
New Director of Sales & Account Management At cievents

Worldwide conference and events specialist cievents has appointed John Kelly as director of sales & account management. He joins from Melia Hotels international where he was director of global sales MICE UK, Ireland and Scandinavia for two ...
July 19, 2012
Algodon Mansion, Buenos Aires, Appoints Gregor Beck As General Manager

Scott Mathis, Founder of Algodon Mansion, has announced that Gregor Beck, formerly of Le Rêve Hotel & Spa in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, will head the staff of Algodon Mansion as General Manager of the hotel and restaurant. Mr. Beck's respon...
July 05, 2012
Sharon Logan Named Director of Sales for Half Moon - A RockResort

Aram Zerunian, General Manager at Half Moon, A RockResort in Rose Hall, has announced the appointment of Sharon Logan as the 400-acre luxury resort's Director of Sales. Ms. Logan is being promoted from her position as Half Moon's Associa...
June 20, 2012
Karolin Troubetzkoy Named 'Caribbean Hotelier of the Year'

St. Lucia luminary and hospitality veteran Karolin Troubetzkoy, Executive Director, Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain Resort, has been recognized as the 2011 Caribbean Hotelier of the Year. Troubetzkoy accepted the honor before an internati...
June 12, 2012
Qantas' CEO Alan Joyce Is The New IATA Chairman

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Qantas Airways CEO and Managing Director Alan Joyce has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors. Joyce succeeds KLM President and CEO Peter Hartman,...
April 18, 2012
Flight Centre Limited (FCL) Appoints Karen Cooke As Corporate Marketing Leader

Karen will oversee the marketing activities for FCL's suite of corporate brands including FCm Travel Solutions, Corporate Traveller, Stage and Screen Travel Services and Campus Travel. Karen will have a specific focus on the marketing outpu...
April 12, 2012
Starwood Makes Key Appointments and Organizational Changes

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has announced several promotions and changes to its leadership team. These changes follow the decision to retire by three admired senior leaders - Matt Avril, President of the Hotel Group; Denise Co...
March 20, 2012
Willem Plegt Appointed GM, The Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Willem Plegt as general manager of the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa. Plegt, who assumes his new role March 26, replaces Rob Smith, who was recently named general manager of...
March 16, 2012
Congrex Aligns Group Oversight and Management

Congrex has aligned its Group oversight and management to optimise the strong position it holds in dynamic and challenging international markets. The Group Executive Board oversees the Group, with Diana de Tamayo, Chairman; Donald M Hel...
February 19, 2012
Managing Director of Kenes Latin America Appointed IAPCO President

Gonzalo Perez Constanzó, Managing Director of Kenes Latin America, has been appointed President of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO), effective February 19, 2012. Gonzalo brings a wealth of congres...
February 06, 2012
RADIUS Taps Amorim To Lead Supplier Relations Effort In Latin America

RADIUS has announced that Milene Amorim has joined the company as Director, Supplier Relations for Latin America. In this newly created position, Amorim is responsible for RADIUS supplier engagement throughout Latin America, including the d...
February 06, 2012
FCm Appoints New Global Director of Sales

FCm Travel Solutions has further strengthened its global leadership team with the appointment of Alex Armstrong to the role of global director of sales as of February 1. Based at FCm's regional head office in London, Armstrong has held ...
February 02, 2012
RADIUS Expands Latin America Presence, Adds Major Account Executive In Brazil

RADIUS has announced the appointment of Fernando Marcomini to lead the company's growing corporate sales and client relations effort in Latin America. Marcomini joins RADIUS as Manager, Sales and Client Relations, Latin America and wi...
January 17, 2012
Aruba Convention Bureau Names Hal Davis, Sales Manager, North America & Canada

The Aruba Convention Bureau (ACB) has announced that Hal Davis has recently joined the ACB team as sales manager for North America and Canada. Davis brings to the ACB team over 20 years of professional sales, marketing and operational ex...
January 11, 2012
Dr. Wykeham Mcneill Appointed Jamaica's Minister, Tourism & Entertainment

Dr. Wykeham McNeill, a physician and long-standing Parliamentarian, has been appointed Jamaica's Minister of Tourism and Entertainment by the newly elected government, led by Prime Minister the Most Honorable Portia Simpson-Miller. This fol...
December 15, 2011
Puerto Rico Convention Bureau Appoints Senior Vice President of Sales

The Puerto Rico Convention Bureau has welcomed Neil J. Mullanaphy, CHME as the organization's Senior Vice President of Sales. Beginning his role with the Bureau this week, Mullanaphy is based out of the Washington, DC and is responsible fo...
December 15, 2011
American Airlines' Tom Horton Elected oneworld Chairman

The Governing Board of oneworld, the premier global airline alliance, has elected American Airlines Chairman, President and Chief Executive Tom Horton as its Chairman. He takes on the role from Gerard Arpey, whom he succeeded at the helm...
December 14, 2011
Mark Schwab Appointed New Star Alliance CEO

The Chief Executive Board of Star Alliance has appointed Mark Schwab to head the Star Alliance central organisation, based in Frankfurt, Germany as its new Chief Executive. Schwab comes from Star Alliance member United where he was resp...
December 06, 2011
BestCities Announces New Board For 2012

BestCities Global Alliance has announced the appointment of Jerad Bachar as Board Chair for 2012. As Director of the Dubai Convention Bureau and Chair of the Global Leadership Advisory Council -- Destination Marketing Association Internati...
November 28, 2011
Jack O'Neill To Retire; Håkan Ericsson Appointed President CWT North America & Latin America

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global leader specialized in business travel and meetings and events management, has announced that Håkan Ericsson, currently President, Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Latin America, has been appoint...
November 14, 2011
FCm Introduces New Global Technology Leader

In an effort to further strengthen the technology capabilities of its world-wide network, FCm Travel Solutions has appointed a new global leader for technology. Taking on the global leadership role is FCm's current chief information offi...
October 26, 2011
Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort Appoints New General Manager and Hotel Manager

The Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort, located in Nassau, The Bahamas, has announced the appointments of Glenn Sampert as general manager and Steven White as hotel manager. With more than 40 years of collective experience in various segments of...
August 08, 2011
Derek Sharp Named Travelport, President & Managing Director, The Americas

Travelport, a leading provider of critical transaction processing for the global travel industry, has announced the appointment of Derek Sharp as president and managing director for The Americas region, with immediate effect. In this senior...
July 27, 2011
HRG Appoints New Global Sales Director

The world class corporate travel services company, Hogg Robinson Group (HRG), has announced the appointment of James Stevenson as Global Sales Director. Reporting to Commercial Director, Stewart Harvey, James will take overall responsibili...
July 13, 2011
Sabre Holdings Employees Volunteer More Than 17,000 Hours in 32 Countries

Sabre employees around the world traded a day in the office to help the homeless, feed the hungry, sustain the environment and champion for children as part of Sabre's Give Time Together global volunteer week, the single largest employee en...
May 13, 2011
Reed Travel Exhibitions Appoints Head of Sales for IBTM Meetings Portfolio

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has announced the appointment of Danielle Keogh as Head of Sales for the global IBTM portfolio of meeting industry events that include AIME, AIBTM, CIBTM, EIBTM and GIBTM. Danielle Keogh joins the company fr...
May 10, 2011
GBTA Appoints Luis Fernando Yglesias As New Regional Director For Latin America

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has announced the creation of a new position within the association to support GBTA's ongoing commitment to globalization. Luis F. Yglesias will serve as the new regional director of Latin Am...
May 03, 2011
Worldhotels Promotes Gregory G. Habeeb To VP Hotel Development-The Americas

Worldhotels has announced that Gregory G. Habeeb has been promoted to regional vice president of hotel development for The Americas. He serves on the company's regional executive committee and reports directly to Tom Griffiths, vice preside...
April 20, 2011
Hilton Appoints George I. Garcia, GM, El San Juan Hotel & Casino, Puerto Rico

Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of George I. Garcia as general manager, El San Juan Hotel & Casino, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Puerto Rico. George I. Garcia will report to Barry Lewin, senior vice president, hotel operations...
April 14, 2011
Future Convention Cities Initiative (FCCI) Selects Lyn Lewis-Smith As Chairperson

The Future Convention Cities Initiative (FCCI) has announced that its first chairperson will be Lyn Lewis-Smith - Chief Operating Officer of Business Events Sydney. Lewis-Smith was the unanimous choice of the seven member cities - Abu Dhabi...
April 11, 2011
Fairmont Announces Personnel Appointments Across Its Portfolio

Fairmont has announced several recent management and supervisory-level appointments at its properties worldwide. These include: Matthew Smith, who heads to Dubai in the new role of vice president, human resources, Europe, Africa, Middle...
April 06, 2011
SkyTeam Appoints Michael Wisbrun As New Managing Director

SkyTeam has appointed Michael Wisbrun as its new Managing Director, replacing Marie-Joseph Malé effective 1 June 2011. As head of the management team, based in the central office in Amsterdam, Michael Wisbrun will be responsible for impleme...
March 24, 2011
FCm Appoints Travel Industry Veteran Gregory Lording To Lead Global Network

Leading travel and expense management consultancy FCm Travel Solutions has appointed Gregory Lording to the role of global brand leader. Gregory officially steps into his new role 1 April 2011 and is responsible for the growth of the FCm b...
March 03, 2011
Danny Saadon Named VP, El Al Israel Airlines, North & Central America

Danny Saadon has been named Vice President of EL AL Israel Airlines for North and Central America, the largest and most important operation for the airline (outside of Israel) that generates the most tourism to the country. In this new posi...
February 08, 2011
Lee Chipman Named Managing Director, Hilton Panama and The Panamera

Hilton Worldwide has announced the appointment of Lee Chipman as managing director of the 351-room Hilton Panama and 220-room The Panamera, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, scheduled to open in late 2011 as the first Hilton hotel in Panama since th...
December 09, 2010
Delta Appoints Vice President For Latin America and Caribbean

Delta Air Lines has appointed Nicolas Ferri to the newly created position of vice president -- Latin America and the Caribbean effective Jan. 1, 2011. Ferri will report to Delta President Ed Bastian. Based in Atlanta, Ferri will overs...
October 24, 2010
Arnaldo Nardone Elected As New ICCA President

During the ICCA General Assembly, currently taking place in conjunction with the 49th ICCA Congress in Hyderabad, India, Mr. Arnaldo Nardone has been elected as the new ICCA President for a 2 year term. For the first time in 8 years, two...
July 05, 2010
Howard Hall Named GM, Air Jamaica

Effective July 1, 2010, Mr. Howard Hall, Air Jamaica's Vice President Finance and Information Technology (IT), assumed the new position of General Manager, as Caribbean Airlines and Air Jamaica continue the integration process. The contrac...
July 01, 2010
Forstmayr Named President, Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Asso.

Jamaican hotelier Josef Forstmayr has assumed the top post of the regional tourism body, the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA). Mr. Forstmayr, a thirty year veteran of the tourist industry, is a director on the Jamaica Tourist ...
June 15, 2010
El Conquistador Resort Names Connolly Managing Director

El Conquistador Resort, The Waldorf Astoria Collection is pleased to announce the appointment of Dermot Connolly as its new managing director. Connolly, a seasoned hospitality industry veteran with over 30 years of experience, will be re...
April 28, 2010
New UATP Board Member

The shareholders of UATP elected Eduardo Bernardes Neto, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes (GOL) Commercial Sales Director, as the newest member of the UATP Board of Directors. The announcement came during UATP's Annual Meeting of Shareholder...
March 16, 2010
Seleni Matus named Director of Tourism, Belize

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) is excited to introduce its new Director of Tourism. Expected to assume her post in April of 2010, Seleni Matus brings more than 10 years of experience in leading large-scale initiatives that have helped to m...
February 26, 2010
Andre Rojer Named Marketing Manager at Curacao Tourist Board

The Curaçao Tourist Board has named André Rojer, a Curaçao native, to the post of Marketing Manager, North America. Rojer has worked with the Curaçao Tourist Board for more than five years, having previously served as the Marketing Coordina...
February 11, 2010
FCm Travel Solutions USA Welcomes New President On Board

Corporate travel specialist John Beauvais is stepping into the role of president for FCm Travel Solutions USA. John assumes the role March 1, 2010 following on from his position as vice president airline relations and ticket centre for Flig...
January 13, 2010
Amadeus Key Appointments For 2010 And 2011

Amadeus has announced that David V. Jones will continue to lead the company as President & CEO through 2010 and will be succeeded in January 2011 by present Deputy CEO and until now also CFO, Luis Maroto. David will work closely with Luis a...
January 13, 2010
RADIUS Realigns Leadership Teams for Continued Growth

RADIUS has announced plans to realign its executive leadership in order to direct focus on the company's regional Member Agencies, corporate clients and global suppliers. This restructuring is part of an integrated growth strategy for drivi...
January 11, 2010
Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) Appoints New Group Exhibition Director

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has announced the appointment of Craig Moyes as its new Group Exhibition Director (GED) for the global Meetings and Events portfolio. Moyes was previously Exhibition Director of World Travel Market (WTM), a ...
November 25, 2009
Latour Appoints New Managing Director

Latour, a leading tour operator to Central and South America and division of IsramWorld, has appointed Arthur Berman as its new Managing Director. Arthur Berman brings decades of experience in the travel industry to his new role as Manag...
November 20, 2009
Sunset Resorts Names Mario Nelson As Corporate Revenue Manager

Sunset Resorts announces the appointment of Mario Nelson as Corporate Revenue Manager. In his new position, Mr. Nelson will be responsible for all room revenue activity for the company's three Jamaican properties: Sunset Beach Resort & Spa...
November 16, 2009
Travelport Appoints Julio Bruno Vice President, Sales

Travelport, has named Julio Bruno as its new vice president, Sales for Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Reporting to Travis Christ, president and managing director, The Americas, Mr. Bruno is responsible for leading and growing trav...
November 09, 2009
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, St. Maarten Appoints New Executive Chef

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino in St. Maarten welcomes Iwan Pennings as executive chef. Chef Pennings brings along the expertise of 15 years in the European and Caribbean culinary industries. He joins Sonesta Maho from celebrity hotsp...
October 22, 2009
Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa Appoints General Manager

Kashmie Ali, CHA has been appointed General Manager of the 300-room Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa. Ali will be responsible for the 31-acre resort, including oversight and management of the nearly 300-member staff, all food and beverage ou...
October 12, 2009
Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa Adds To Sales Team

The Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa has named Kathy Finocchiaro and Robin Styer as Senior Group Sales Managers. Finocchiaro will oversee meetings and events for the Mid-Atlantic and part of the Midwest, while Styer will handle the Northeast...
October 06, 2009
Sonesta Great Bay Appoints Executive Chef Iwan Hokahin

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino has appointed Iwan Hokahin as executive chef. Born in St. Maarten, Chef Hokahin's expertise and passion adds new dimension to dining at the beachfront resort, with a menu of inventive international fl...
August 10, 2009
Elegant Hotels Appoints Simon Sherwood As Non-Executive Chairman

Elegant Hotels Group has named Simon Sherwood as Non-executive Chairman. In his new role, Mr. Sherwood will draw upon his proven experience in the hospitality industry to lead the Board of Directors and guide the hotel group's excellence i...
July 23, 2009
Hilton Names Steven Peterson VP of Corporate Chef -- Americas

Hilton Hotels Corporation (Hilton) has announced that Steven Peterson has joined the company as Corporate Chef -- Americas, a newly created position. Steven will have overall responsibility for the Hilton Americas culinary program including...
June 25, 2009
EL AL Israel Airlines Appoints Cargo Manager, North, Central & South America

EL AL, Israel's national airline, is announcing the promotion of Gal Amit to Cargo Manager, North, Central and South America. Amit joined EL AL as a security officer in Bangkok, Thailand in 2000 and later became the Security Manager for ca...
June 24, 2009
New GM For Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino In St. Maarten

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino has appointed Rabin Ortiz as general manager, effective immediately. A native of Puerto Rico, Mr. Ortiz is a seasoned hotelier with more than 25 years of experience in the Caribbean hotel industry, includi...
June 02, 2009
ICC Appoints Seasoned International Executive As New Secretary General

Jean Rozwadowski, a businessman with broad international experience, was (June 2) named Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce. Mr Rozwadowski was unanimously appointed by the ICC World Council at a meeting in Kuala ...
May 29, 2009
Jorge E. Castex Appointed Honorary Member of IAPCO

Jorge Castex, who was twice President of IAPCO (1977/79 and 1990/92), has been unanimously appointed Honorary Member by the IAPCO Council. It is appropriate that the appointment should be announced during IMEX. Mr Castex, who founded Co...
May 28, 2009
Sunset Resorts In Jamaica Appoints Canada Sales Managers

Sunset Resorts in Jamaica has announced the appointments of Canada Sales Manager, Sonia Machado, Western Canada based in Calgary and Canada Group Sales Manager, Marguerite Florsham based in Toronto. In her new position, Ms. Machado will joi...
May 13, 2009
Elegant Hotels Group Appoints Michelle Luces As Director of Revenue

Elegant Hotels Group has named Michelle Luces as its new director of revenue management effective May 13. In her new position, Ms. Luces will oversee yield management, training, inventory control programs as well as strategic pricing polici...
March 11, 2009
St. Maarten's Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino Appoints Sales Manager

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino in St. Maarten has appointed Melissa Gumbs as sales manager. In her new position, Ms. Gumbs will be responsible for developing innovative promotions and strategies, attracting international clientele, stre...
February 26, 2009
Wyndham Hotel Group Announces Executive Appointments

Wyndham Hotel Group has announced several leadership appointments and promotions as part of its ongoing effort to be the company of choice for franchisees and guests. Jim Alderman has been appointed executive vice president of developmen...
February 19, 2009
New GM For The House And Tamarind Cove, Barbados

Elegant Hotels Group, Barbados, has announced the appointment of Andrew Zephirin as the new General Manager of The House and Tamarind Cove, located on the west coast of Barbados, in the parish of St. James. Zephirin brings to his posit...
February 17, 2009
Amadeus Names Senior VP, Multinational Customer Group, The Americas

Amadeus has announced that Victor Pynn, 20-year travel industry veteran and former Chief Operating Officer at TRX, has joined the company as Senior Vice President of its Multinational Customer Group serving the Americas region. In this n...
January 28, 2009
Amadeus Announces A Reorganization Of Its Commercial Organization

Amadeus, a leading provider of technology to the travel and tourism industry, has announced a reorganization of its commercial organization, following the appointment of Philippe Chérèque to Executive Vice President, Commercial from January...
January 16, 2009
Leigh Harry New President of JMIC

Leigh Harry, Chief Executive of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and President of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has assumed the Presidency of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) as of the ...
January 08, 2009
Carlson Hotels Worldwide Appoints VP Marketing, Country Inns & Suites

Carlson Hotels Worldwide has announced that Aurora Toth has been appointed to the position of vice president of Marketing for the Country Inns & Suites By Carlson Operating Company. Toth will be responsible for managing all agency relations...
December 17, 2008
Sunset Resorts In Jamaica Announces Craig Martin As COO

Sunset Resorts in Jamaica has announced the appointment of Craig Martin as Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, Martin will draw upon his 28 years of hospitality experience to manage day-to-day activities of the company and its pro...
November 25, 2008
John Lynch Appointed As Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has announced the appointment of John Lynch as Director of Tourism at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), effective December 1, 2008. According to the Tourism Minister, the current environment...
November 10, 2008
Elegant Hotels Group Names Bonnie Nicotra Director of Marketing

Elegant Hotels Group, Barbados, a portfolio company of Vision Capital, London, has appointed Bonnie Nicotra Director of Marketing and E-Commerce. Nicotra brings over a decade of travel experience to Elegant Hotels Group, having held a numbe...
October 16, 2008
Travelport GDS Appoints President & Managing Director For The Americas

Travelport GDS has announced that Travis Christ has been named president and managing director for The Americas with a mandate to lead and expand the Company's GDS business activities throughout the United States, Canada, Central and South ...
October 09, 2008
Air Jamaica Announces New President & Chief Executive Officer

Air Jamaica has announced the appointment of Mr. Bruce Nobles to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer effective October 13, 2008. Mr. Nobles is returning to the airline after previously serving as President and Chief Operat...
October 01, 2008
Marc Yeterian Named New Resident Manager of Inkaterra Machu Picchu

Marc Yeterian, the former Operations Manager of a luxury yachting company in French Polynesia, has been appointed Resident Manager of Inkaterra Machu Picchu , announced Jose Koechlin, Inkaterra President and CEO. Mr. Yeterian brings wit...
September 04, 2008
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort Appoints VP Operations & GM Casino Royale

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino introduces Michael Connors as Vice President of Casino Operations and General Manager for Casino Royale. In his new position, Mr. Connors will be responsible for the overall direction, administration, mark...
July 11, 2008
WORLDHOTELS Appoints Senior Director Business Development, The Americas

WORLDHOTELS-the Americas, the hotel group for independent hotels and regional hotel brands, has announced that Gregory Habeeb has been appointed senior director of business development for the Americas' region. In his new role, Habeeb is re...
June 13, 2008
UNWTO Secretary-General Francesco Frangialli To Step Down

Addressing the Executive Council of the UNWTO in Korea on June 13, Francesco Frangialli announced that he would be stepping down at the beginning of 2009 to allow for a smooth transition before the normal end of his final term of office. He...
June 13, 2008
ICC Elects New Chairman And Vice-Chairman

A new Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce were elected (June 13) at the meeting of ICC's World Council, which brought together over 130 of its business members from 57 countries. ICC Chairman Victor Fu...
April 21, 2008
Starwood Names Simon Turner President, Global Development

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced today the appointment of Simon Turner as President, Global Development. In this role, Turner will be responsible for the company's global development activities including hotel and resort ...
February 05, 2008
Carlson Hotels Worldwide Names Gullaksen To Lead Regent Luxury Group

Carlson Hotels Worldwide has announced the appointment of veteran hotel industry executive Bjørn Gullaksen as President of The Regent Luxury Group. The appointment was announced by Jay Witzel, president and CEO of Carlson Hotels Worldwide. ...
January 30, 2008
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Senior Management Changes In The Americas

Edouard Ettedgui, Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced a restructuring of the Group's senior management in The Americas, following the retirement of Wolfgang Hultner as CEO, The Americas on 30th April 2008, after 3...
January 15, 2008
Star Alliance Appoints Christopher Korenke As New VP Commercial

Star Alliance has appointed Christopher Korenke as Vice-President Commercial effective February 1st , 2008. Reporting directly to the Star Alliance CEO, Mr. Korenke will have responsibility for all loyalty, marketing and sales functions at ...
January 08, 2008
Carlson Names Hubert Joly As New President & CEO

Global travel, hotel, restaurant and marketing giant Carlson (January 8) announced that its board of directors has appointed Hubert Joly as the company's new president and chief executive officer, effective March 1, 2008. Joly currently...
January 03, 2008
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Appoints New President For EMEA & Latin America

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has named Håkan Ericson to the position of president EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and Latin America. He will replace Richard Lovell, who will retire in March 2008, after 17 years with the company. Mr. Eri...
December 13, 2007
Fairmont Appoints General Managers As International Portfolio Grows

In response to recent development activity and portfolio growth, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced appointments at two of its key international destinations. Nicholas Emery has been named the general manager of Fairmont Beijing and Je...
December 13, 2007
BCD Travel Names New Americas Region President; Commercial Executive VP

BCD Travel has announced the appointment of industry veteran Danny Hood, former president of WorldTravel BTI, as president of BCD Travel's Americas region. Additionally, Louise Miller has been named to a newly created role of executive vice...
December 10, 2007
ACTE Appointments In Central and Latin America

The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) has further solidified its commitment to the Central and Latin American business travel community by announcing the addition of two new members to the ACTE staff in the region. ACTE is p...
December 04, 2007
Continental Airlines Names John Slater Managing Director, Latin America

Continental Airlines has announced that John Slater has been named managing director, Latin America, effective Jan. 1, 2008. Formerly Continental's managing director of Distribution Planning and Electronic Commerce, Slater replaces Pete Gar...
October 26, 2007
John Lynch Appointed Chairman of Jamaica Tourist Board

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, The Honourable Edmund Bartlett, has announced the appointment of Mr. John D. Lynch as chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB). "Mr. Lynch's record of achievement in brand management, strategic marketi...
September 11, 2007
Travelport Appoints Management Team For Its GDS Business

Travelport Limited, the parent company of the Travelport group of companies, has appointed a new integrated management team to lead its GDS business. Headquartered in Langley, UK, and operating across 145 countries, Travelport's GDS busines...
August 16, 2007
HRG Executive Team Reshuffle Improves Focus On Market Opportunities

Following on from its recent announcement about a European restructure, HRG has (August 16) announced a reshuffle of its senior management team. With effect from 1 September 2007 Reto Bacher will hand over his responsibilities as President ...
July 12, 2007
New Chief Executive For El Al Israel Airlines, North & Central America

EL AL President Haim Romano has appointed Offer Gat as the new CEO of EL AL Israel Airlines in North and Central America, effective immediately. Mr. Gat is responsible for overseeing the airline's day-to-day operations and managing the deve...
May 03, 2007
explora Appoints New GM

explora has announced the appointment of Josef Stirnimann as General Manager. Mr. Stirnimann joined explora seven months ago so is already familiar with the company, and is well equipped to undertake his newly expanded role with vigour and ...
March 08, 2007
Latin American Air Transport Association Staff Announcements

ALTA (Latin American Air Transport Association) has announced the following staff changes. Following an unprecedented 21-year career with ALTA, Senior Advisor Francisco Mächler is retiring with a cumulated 61 years of service in the aviatio...
February 12, 2007
Promotions And New Staff At UATP

UATP President and CEO Ralph Kaiser announced the promotion of Tom Cunningham to vice president of Business Development. Cunningham has been the managing director of Business Development since January 2004. Robson R. Rodriguez has joined...
December 11, 2006
Star Alliance Appoints Chairman of Alliance Management Board

The Chief Executive Board (CEB) of the Star Alliance has decided during its meeting on 9 December 2006 in Istanbul to appoint Dr. Peter Malanik, 45, as Chairman of the Alliance Management Board of the Star Alliance. Dr. Malanik takes over h...
December 04, 2006
RADIUS Elects New Board of Directors

RADIUS - the global travel company has announced its new Board of Directors. The Board was elected during the Annual General Meeting of the RADIUS Global Shareholder Meeting in Budapest, Hungary on 15 November 2006. RADIUS is the only major...
November 30, 2006
ICC Elects New Vice-Chairman

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has elected Hong Kong businessman Victor Fung as its new Vice-Chairman. Mr Fung was voted in by the ICC World Council, which brought together more than 100 of its business members from some 44 cou...
November 03, 2006
Carlson Hotels Promotes Raj Rana To Regional VP Operations

Raj Rana, an internationally experienced hospitality industry executive, has been promoted to regional vice president of operations for Carlson Hotels Worldwide's full service hotels in the Americas, including Radisson Hotels & Resorts and ...
September 27, 2006
Delta Air Lines Appoints New International Sales Leaders

Delta Air Lines has appointed two leaders to fill vacant positions in its international sales organization to support a growing network of routes in Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Christophe Didier, c...
August 22, 2006
Basil H. Smith Appointed Director of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board

Mr. Basil H. Smith has been selected to fill the position of Director of Tourism of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), after an extensive local and international search. His appointment has been announced by Mr. Dennis E. Morrison, Chairman o...
May 22, 2006
Jamaica Tourist Board Appoints Interim Director of Tourism

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has announced the appointment of Donald (Donnie) Dawson to the position of Interim Director of Tourism, effective June 1, 2006. Mr. Dawson, who serves as Deputy Director of Tourism, Sales/USA, and has more th...
May 18, 2006
Jens Bischof Named New Lufthansa, Vice President, The Americas

Jens Bischof (40), formerly Senior Manager Project Integration SWISS, has been appointed Vice President The Americas, with effect from 1 September. Based in New York, he will be responsible for the entire Lufthansa organisation in North and...
May 12, 2006
Hogg Robinson Announces Key Management Changes

On 3rd April 2006, Hogg Robinson, the international corporate services company, launched the rebrand of its worldwide network to HRG, and has (May 12) revealed key changes to the company's senior management team. Focused on becoming the...
April 27, 2006
MasterCard International Names Walter M. Macnee President, Americas

MasterCard International has named Walter M. Macnee President of the Americas, effective May 15. He will have responsibility for building all aspects of MasterCard's issuance and acceptance business in the United States, Canada, Latin Am...
April 13, 2006
New President For MasterCard International Latin America & Caribbean

MasterCard International has named Richard A. Hartzell President of its Latin America and Caribbean Region, effective immediately. Hartzell will report to Ruth Ann Marshall, President of the Americas for MasterCard. He succeeds Javier Perez...
December 21, 2005
Turkish Businessman Elected As WCF Chairman

Leading Turkish businessman Rona Yircali will succeed Avijit Mazumdar as ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) Chairman on 1 January 2006. Mr Yircali's election by the WCF Steering Committee was endorsed by the ICC Executive Board and World C...
November 10, 2005
El Al Israel Airlines Regional Manager For SE U.S. & Central America

Rusty Silverio was recently appointed to the position of Regional Manager for Southeast USA and Central America for EL AL Israel Airlines. He is based in Miami, FL. Mr. Silverio is responsible for all sales and marketing efforts in Florida,...
November 10, 2005
Air Jamaica Names Michael Conway New CEO

Michael Conway, an airline executive with more than 25 years experience in the commercial U.S. aviation industry, including co-founder of America West Airlines and founder of National Airlines, is the new CEO of Air Jamaica, effective immed...
October 13, 2005
UATP Opens Satellite Office In Miami, Focuses On Latin American Market

The growth in UATP accounts by US Issuers; the addition of VARIG Brazil in 2005 as the first UATP Issuer in South America; and, the high interest and potential shown by major Latin American carriers in becoming UATP Issuers were all factors...
September 07, 2005
Cendant Hotel Group Announces Senior Franchise Sales Appointment

Cendant Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Marco A. Roca as senior vice president, development. Roca is responsible for developing the company's Wingate Inn brand worldwide, the Ramada, Days Inn, Howard Johnson and Super 8 brands ...
July 13, 2005
LAN Airlines Appoints VP North America

LAN Airlines has appointed Luis Eduardo Riquelme as its new Vice President North/Central America and Asia for the company's passenger division. Based at LAN's North American headquarters in Miami, Riquelme is directly responsible for the ai...
February 11, 2005
Fernando Conte, President, Ibero-American Quality Management Foundation

Fernando Conte, Chairman and CEO of Iberia Airlines, has been named president of the Ibero-American Quality Management Foundation (FUNDIBEQ) for the next three years. This non-profit body was established in 1998 to promote good quality ...
December 06, 2004
ACTE Seeks Executive Director

ACTE, The Association of Corporate Travel Executives -- an Alexandria, Va., USA-based travel trade association with 2,500 members in 37 countries -- was chartered in 1988 as the education and research resource for the international business...
August 31, 2004
MasterCard Elects Chairman For The Latin America And Caribbean Region

MasterCard International announced the election of Alejandro Santelises as Chairman of its Board of Directors for the Latin America and Caribbean Region. Santelises is executive vice president of Banco Popular Dominicano, with responsibilit...
May 07, 2004
Lan Chile Appoints Two Key Executives In North America

Lan Chile has appointed Carlos Roman as its new Marketing Director North/Central America and Asia, and Rodrigo Contreras as its new Sales Director North/Central America and Asia. "The diverse international business experience of both of the...
April 27, 2004
Javier Perez Named President Of Mastercard Latin America

MasterCard International has named Javier Perez President of its Latin America and Caribbean Region, effective May 1. Perez, who is currently General Manager of the Customer Division for MasterCard Europe, will report to Ruth Ann Marshall, ...
April 14, 2004
Cendant Travel Distribution Services Appoints New Enterprise Sales Team

Cendant Travel Distribution Services (TDS), a division of Cendant Corp., has announced additions to the enterprise sales team. The new appointments include Joseph Flynn, Debra Taube, Gregory Hopkins, Graham Bray as regional vice presidents ...
March 17, 2004
Puerto Rico Convention Bureau Appoints Regional Sales Manager

Dennis G. Carew, Jr., has been promoted to regional sales manager -- Convention Center for the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau (PRCB), Washington, D.C. office. In his new position, he will be responsible for sales at the Puerto Rico Conventi...
January 28, 2004
Puerto Rico Convention Bureau Appoints Associate Director

Heidi Edinger, CMP, has joined the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau, Chicago office, as Associate Director of Sales for the Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC) - Midwestern Region. Edinger will work closely with meeting planners to develop, p...
October 29, 2003
ACTE Confers Mantle Of Leadership On Garth Jopling And Greeley Koch

The Association of Corporate Travel Executives has named Garth Jopling, travel manager Canada for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, as the new president, and Greeley Koch, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Navigant, as the presiden...
September 25, 2003
e-Travel Appoints Marcos Isaac

e-Travel has announced the appointment of industry veteran, Marcos Issac, as director, corporate and distributor channels. Reporting to e-Travel managing director, Ian Wheeler, Mr. Isaac will work out of Amadeus' global headquarters in Madr...
July 30, 2003
San Juan Beach Hotel Appoints Luis Piñeres VP Of Operations

The San Juan Beach Hotel has appointed Luis Piñeres Vice President of Operations for Phoenix Hotel Management Corporation, the ownership company of the hotel. Beginning Aug. 15, Piñeres will oversee the property's food and beverage operati...
July 01, 2003
Delta Names Isabel Parra District Sales Manager in Caracas, Venezuela

Delta Air Lines has announced the appointment of Isabel Parra to the position of district sales manager in Caracas, Venezuela. Parra will be responsible for the creation and execution of sales strategies that maintain and improve Delta's re...
June 12, 2003
Fernando Conte, New President Of Iberia

Following the June 12th General Shareholders Meeting Fernando Conte replaces Xavier de Irala as President of Iberia Airlines, in accordance with the decision taken by the Board on May 9th. Fernando Conte joined the Iberia Board as an ind...
June 02, 2003
oneworld Airline Alliance Appoints New Chief

John McCulloch is being promoted to the role of Managing Partner (Chief Executive) of the oneworld international airline alliance. His appointment was confirmed by the Chief Executives of the grouping's member airlines - American Airlines,...
March 11, 2003
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Appoints New Global Executive VP

Carlson Wagonlit Travel, a world leader in business travel management with offices in more than 140 countries and annual sales of US$11 billion, has announced the appointment of Martin Warner as Executive Vice President Global Sales and Mar...
February 26, 2003
Delta Names AnaMaria Favela, Regional Manager, Mexico & Central America

Delta Air Lines has announced the promotion of AnaMaria Favela, district sales manager, Mexico City, to regional manager, Central America and Mexico, effective immediately. In making the announcement, Jorge Fernandez, regional director, Lat...
February 14, 2003
LanChile Appoints Vice President North/Central America And Asia

LanChile has appointed Pablo Montesinos as its new Vice President North/Central America and Asia. Based at LanChile's North American headquarters in Miami, Montesinos will be directly responsible for the airline's passenger operations in t...
November 27, 2002
Meliá Cabo Real Resort, Mexico, Appoints Jose. Gómez Collazo

The 302-room Meliá Cabo Real Convention Center Beach & Golf Resort announces José Gómez Collazo as new general manager. Gomez Collazo has extensive expertise in the hotel industry. Most recently, he served as director of operations responsi...
September 30, 2002
Preferred Hotels Promotes Members Of Global Sales Force/Adds Associates

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, a prestigious brand of more than 115 distinctive, luxury hotels and resorts has promoted three members of its global sales force. Heather Nelson was promoted to Director of Corporate Sales, Karime Buray...
September 26, 2002
Sol Meliá Appoints Sergi Ruiz, Director, Sales & Marketing, Americas

Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts has appointed Sergi Ruiz as director of leisure sales & marketing. Ruiz is responsible for all tour and travel business in the US, Canada, Mexico and Latin America. Previously, Ruiz served as the vice president ma...
September 13, 2002
Sol Meliá Appoints Roberta Ramos As Los Cabos Sales Office Director

Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts announces Roberta Ramos as the new Regional Director of Sales for the Los Cabos Regional Sales Office, overseeing a team of sales professionals dedicated to the sales promotion and marketing of the Meliá Cabo Real...
September 03, 2002
Gran Meliá Mexico Reforma Appoints Rodolfo Roth As General Manager

The 489-room Gran Meliá México Reforma has announced Rodolfo Roth as the new General Manager. Roth, graduated from the Hotel School of Lausanne, is a hotel industry veteran, with more than 23 years experience in the field. He joined Gran Me...
August 13, 2002
Continental Airlines Presents Latin America Friendship Award

Continental Airlines will present Gilbert M. Cisneros, president/CEO of both the Denver, Colo.-based Chamber of the Americas and the Chamber of the Americas Foundation, with HISPANIC Magazine's U.S.-Latin America Friendship Award at the 200...
August 07, 2002
Gran Meliá México Reforma Appoints Jose Luis Marquez Director Of Sales

The 489-room Gran Meliá México Reforma announces Jose Luis Marquez as the new Director of Sales. Marquez has been with Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts since 1998. Most recently, he was director of sales and marketing for Meliá Azul Ixtapa. Mar...
June 21, 2002
Miguel Rabay Named VP Latin America For Captura

Captura, a leading provider of Web-based expense management services, has announced the expansion of Captura's global sales efforts with the appointment of Miguel Rabay as Vice-President for Latin America. He will direct the Latin America b...
June 13, 2002
Meliá Cancun, Mexico, Names Rolf Salomon As Managing Director

The Meliá Cancun Convention Center Beach & Spa Resort announces Rolf Salomon as Managing Director. Salomon joins the resort with 21 years of hotel management experience in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. Sa...
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