Delta Named Airline of the Year by Air Transport World

Delta Air Lines has been named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine, the first time for a U.S. carrier in a decade. The ATW awards are among the most coveted and valued honors in the...Read more

Marc Kazlauskas Named Frosch President of Leisure

Frosch Travel has appointed former Insight Vacations executive Marc Kazlauskas President of Leisure effective March 3, 2014. Kazlauskas stated: “I am thrilled to be joining such a dynamic and world-class travel company. I look forward to working with the exceptional...Read more

The Bahamas: George Markantonis Named ‘Caribbean Hotelier Of The Year’

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and MMGY Global presented the “Caribbean Hotelier of the Year” award to hospitality veteran George Markantonis, president and managing director, Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas at the annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace here....Read more

Monaco Announces Maguy Maccario Doyle As New Ambassador to U.S.

Maguy Maccario Doyle is the Principality’s new emissary to Washington DC following her appointment by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco. The Ambassador conveyed Prince Albert’s assurances of his highest consideration to President Barack Obama and his family,...Read more

Aruba: Blue Residences Names Jan van Nes As GM

Blue Residences, the first luxury condo resort on Aruba’s famous Eagle Beach in 20 years, has announced the appointment of Jan van Nes as general manager of the property. Van Nes is a former director of tourism for Aruba. The...Read more

California: Brian D. Johnson Joins Loews Hollywood Hotel As GM

Loews Hollywood Hotel has appointmented Brian D. Johnson as its General Manager. In his new role, Johnson oversees day-to-day operations of the Loews Hollywood Hotel, which is currently undergoing a $31 million renovation, set to complete in March 2014. The...Read more

Florida: The Breakers’ President Paul Leone Named Independent Hotelier of the World

The Breakers, Henry Flagler’s homage to the Atlantic along the shores of Palm Beach, has long been a shining representation of how a five-star hotel operates. A true team effort of 2,000 Breakers’ associates, is impeccably helmed by Paul Leone, who has...Read more

The Sawgrass Marriott Gold Resort & Spa Announces Appointment for Two Key Positions

The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa has announced the appointments of Maureen Holden as Director of Marketing and Mara Bonfeld as Director of National Accounts. Together they bring nearly two decades of experience in the hospitality realm, with success...Read more

John Tolbert Named GM of Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Waikoloa Beach

Marriott International has named John C. Tolbert as general manager of Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa located in the Wailea Resort destination on Maui and the 555-room Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa situated along the luxury Kohala Coast...Read more

Texas: Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Receives Two HSMAI Awards for Marketing

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International recognized the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau with two Silver Adrian Awards for compelling advertising, public relations and marketing campaigns in the 57th annual Adrian Awards Competition, the largest travel marketing competition globally....Read more