The Landings St. Lucia Gets New Managing Director

Experienced hospitality executive Kashmie Ali, who has spent 25 years in corporate leadership, has returned to St. Lucia as the new managing director of The Landings St. Lucia. The Caribbean hospitality professional previously spent nine years in St. Lucia as...Read more

Aranui Cruises Appoints Rani Chaves as North American Business Development Manager

Aranui Cruises, operator of the Aranui 3 mixed passenger-cargo vessel in French Polynesia, recently announced that Rani Chaves has joined the Arauni Cruises team as the new business development manager for North America. As business development manager, Chaves will be...Read more

Playa Resorts Names Pilar Arizmendi Director of Sales & Marketing for Mexico

Playa Resorts Management has announced the appointment of Pilar Arizmendi as Director of Sales and Marketing for Mexico. Playa Resorts Management is the operational management component of Playa Hotels & Resorts, B.V. Arizmendi joins Playa from Las Brisas Hotel Collection...Read more

Puerto Rico: The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort Announces Two Key Appointments

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort has announced the appointments of Tiago Sarmento as Hotel Manager and Dawn Parisi as Director of Sales & Marketing. In his new role, Sarmento will oversee daily operations and activate strategy on the ground....Read more

The Travel Institute Announces Caribbean Geography Bee Grand Prize Winner

The Travel Institute, in conjunction with the release of its newly revised Destination Specialist Caribbean course, has completed its second annual Geography Bee competition. For the last eight weeks, travel professionals were asked to identify an attraction that was featured...Read more

Samoa’s Prime Minister Receives Open Letter on Travel and Tourism from UNWTO and WTTC

In recognition of tourism’s vital contribution to socio-economic development, particularly in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi, has received the UNWTO / World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Open Letter...Read more

Philip Micallef Named New CEO of Air Malta

Air Malta has confirmed the appointment of Philip Micallef as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Micallef, who has a wealth of experience in leading complex organizations, was most recently the CEO of the Bermuda Communications Regulatory Authority. “Philip has all...Read more

MacNair Travel Celebrates 25th Anniversary

MacNair Travel Management, a privately owned American Express Representative Office, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and president and CEO Mike MacNair is preparing to embark on the next 25 years. Recently, the MTM team came together over a...Read more

Airberlin Appoints Roberto Cuesta Vice President, Sales and Marketing The Americas

Airberlin has appointed Roberto Cuesta Jr. as Vice President, Sales and Marketing The Americas effective September 1, 2014. In his new role, he will be reporting to Norbert Draskovits, Senior Vice President Sales Scheduled Services airberlin. “Roberto has proven sales...Read more

Netherlands: De Le’Europe Names Vincent de Croock New Director of Sales & Marketing

Amsterdam’s De L’Europe hotel announced the appointment of Vincent de Croock as Director of Sales & Marketing. “We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Croock to De L’Europe,” said General Manager, Tom Krooswijk. “His longtime dedication to promotion of Amsterdam as...Read more