Mario Testino Named President of World Monuments Fund Peru

Mario Testino, one of the world’s most well-known and influential photographers and a native of Lima, Peru, has been named President of the Board of World Monuments Fund Peru, the organization’s first office in South America, by Bonnie Burnham, President...Read more

Andrew Tilley Named General Manager of Melia Nassau Beach, Bahamas

Meliá Hotels International has announced Andrew Tilley as the General Manager of its newest property, Meliá Nassau Beach. A veteran of the hospitality industry, Tilley has more than 30 years of experience as an international hotelier, working exclusively with Meliá...Read more

Bahamas: Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour Names Brent Ingraham as Director of Sales & Marketing

Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina in the Bahamas announced the appointment of Brent Ingraham as the director of sales and marketing. A veteran of the hospitality industry, Ingraham brings with him over 20 years of experience and a...Read more

Travel Industry Hits All-Time Employment High

David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today’s Labor Department employment report: “Further solidifying its claim as one of the most crucial sectors for job creation, the travel industry banked...Read more

Seychelles: Wayne Kafcsak Named Managing Director of Fregate Island Private

Fregate Island Private, a jewel of conservation in the Seychelles which has recently joined the Oetker Collection, has named Wayne Kafcsak as its new Managing Director. With a 35 year management career in luxury international resorts, Wayne Kafcsak brings his...Read more

The Bahamas: Melia Nassau Beach Names Andrew Tilley as General Manager

Meliá Hotels International has named Andrew Tilley as the General Manager of its newest property, Meliá Nassau Beach. A veteran of the hospitality industry, Tilley has more than 30 years of experience as an international hotelier, working exclusively with Meliá...Read more

Faith Travel Association Names First Director

Allen Abbott, Ph.D., has been named executive director of the Faith Travel Association. He leaves his post as executive director of the American Red Cross in Columbus, Ga., to begin his FTA duties on March 24. “We’re thrilled about Allen...Read more

Julie Edwards Appointed CMO at All Aboard Florida

Florida East Coast Industries (“FECI”) announced the addition of Julie Edwards as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of All Aboard Florida, the nation’s first privately-funded and operated passenger rail service. In the role of CMO, Edwards will be responsible for driving...Read more

UNWTO and ATTA Sign Agreement to Advance Adventure Tourism Globally

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) signed a new partnership agreement on March 7, 2014, during Corporate Social Responsibility Day at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest tourism trade fair. At the crux of the...Read more

CHTA Appoints AMResorts’ Campos as Regional Vice President

  Richard Doumeng, president of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), has appointed Jose Antonio Rivera Campos, vice president of development for AMResorts in Cancún, as a regional vice president responsible for outreach on behalf of CHTA in the...Read more

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