Darrick Eman Named Director of Sales & Marketing at Nizuc Resort & Spa

Nizuc Resort & Spa has announced the addition of Darrick Eman as Director of Sales and Marketing. Prior to his career in the Orient Express chain, in which recently was Director of Sales and Marketing for Mexico and the Caribbean,...Read more

Karisma Hotels & Resorts Names Alejandro Perez as Sales Manager of Group & Niche Markets for MICE

Karisma Hotels & Resorts has nnounced the appointment of Alejandro Perez as sales manager of Group & Niche Markets for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE). Perez has been with Karisma Hotels & Resorts for six years. Prior to his...Read more

Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Paulo Pena SVP of Latin America Region

Wyndham Hotel Group announced the appointment of Paulo Pena as senior vice president and managing director, Latin America. Pena is responsible for leading Wyndham Hotel Group’s development efforts in Latin America, an integral region in the company’s international plans, as...Read more

Sheraton Puerto Rico Names Sam Basu as New General Manager

Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino announced the appointment of Sam Basu as the new general manager. Basu hails from The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico, bringing more than 23 years of nuanced experience throughout the luxury hospitality...Read more

Trinidad & Tobago: Senator Gerald Hadeed Named Minister of Tourism

Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, the Honorable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has appointed Senator Gerald Hadeed as the country’s new Minister of Tourism. In his new position, Hadeed will oversee the development and execution of tourism development initiatives as well as promote...Read more

Malta’s Prime Minister Appoints Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis as Head of Tourism Ministry

Edward Zammit Lewis, the former Parliamentary Secretary for Economic Growth, has been entrusted by Malta’s Prime Minister to take the helm of an important Ministry – that of Tourism. He was appointed Malta’s new Minister for Tourism on April 2 after...Read more

Thailand: Phulay Bay Names Carlos Tarrero as New General Manager

Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi, Thailand, has announced the appointment of Carlos Tarrero as the General Manager of Phulay Bay, the first property in the Reserve collection. Carlos previously held the title of Director of Operations at Phulay...Read more

Saskia Schuller Appointed Director of Sales & Marketing for Raffles Praslin, Seychelles

Saskia Schuller has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing, Raffles Praslin, Seychelles. Mrs. Schuller, a German native with 19 years of international experience in the hospitality industry, joins the Raffles family from Kerzner International’s Atlantis The Palm, Dubai. Mrs....Read more

Pacific Delight Tours Names Eric Oborski As New President

Officials at luxury tour specialist Pacific Delight Tours have announced the retirement of Larry Kwan, the company’s president since 2009, after a 50-year-plus career in the industry. He will be succeeded by Eric Oborski, former InConTra chief and founder, who...Read more

Lorenzo Giani Launches New Representation Company Luxury Focus International

Lorenzo Giani, a luxury and travel expert with more than three decades of experience, has started Luxury Focus International, a Miami-based destination representation company. Luxury Focus International will provide expert sales and marketing services and representation in key international markets,...Read more