Hotel News Resource - Appointments News Appointments Hotel Industry News EN Hotel News Resource - Appointments News Chris Cahill and Jean-Jacques Morin Named Deputy Chief Executive Officers for AccorHotels Hotel Appointments AccorHotels Chris Cahill, until now CEO Luxury Brands and CEO North America, Central America and Caribbean Region, assumes the role of Deputy CEO responsible for Hotel Operations. Jean-Jacques Morin, until now Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed Deputy CEO responsible for Finance, Communications and Strategy. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:06:03 EST Radisson Hotel Group Makes Appointments for China Development Team Hotel Appointments Radisson Hotel Group Eric Cheng, Senior Director, Development, China, recently joined the company from the UAE's Emaar Hospitality Group's and was based in the regional office in Shanghai, where he held the position of Head of Business Development, China. Knight Kang, Senior Director, Development, China, has been appointed from Accor Hotels, China, where he served as Senior Director, Development, Greater China. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:34:10 EST Jim Mikolaichik Named Chief Financial Officer for Diamond Resorts Hotel Appointments Diamond Resorts In his previous role, Mikolaichik led all finance-related matters in the successful tax-free spin of Hilton Grand Vacations. He also led the acquisition of Elara in Las Vegas. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:25:13 EST Carl A. Mayfield Named Executive Vice President Design & Construction for Park Hotels & Resorts Hotel Appointments Park Hotels Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:PK) announced today that Carl A. Mayfield has joined the company as Executive Vice President - Design & Construction effective September 17, 2018. Mr. Mayfield will report directly to Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr., Park's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:21:55 EST Jet Aviation Makes New Asia-Pacific Region and Leadership Team Appointments Hotel Appointments Travel Industry Wire Jet Aviation today announced it has formed a new region for Asia-Pacific (APAC) and appointed Joe Reckling SVP Regional Operations APAC, effective immediately. The company also appointed David Best, current VP Business Development, as its new SVP Strategic Global Growth (SGG), effective December 1. Best succeeds Johannes Turzer, who is retiring from this role at the end of January 2019. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:58:37 EST Cody Feaster Named Regional Vice President of Operations for HVMG Hotel Appointments Hospitality Ventures Management Group In his new role, Feaster will oversee the management of a portion of HVMG’s portfolio of 44 owned and operated hotels under the Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and IHG brands, throughout the United States. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:39:57 EST Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club Announces New Key Players to Management Team Hotel Appointments Four Seasons Hotels Following the appointment of Cornelia Samara's to General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club announces three new additions to its executive team. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:36:22 EST Richard Schaeffer Named Franchise Development Director for Red Roof Brands Hotel Appointments Red Roof Schaeffer joins Red Roof from G6 Hospitality, where he was Regional Director of Development. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:00:52 EST JLL Names Christian Luft As Head of Pan-EMEA Valuation Advisory Hotel Appointments JLL In his new role Christian will work with clients with cross-border real estate portfolios across all sectors to provide valuation advisory across the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. He most recently led JLL's retail valuation advisory team in the UK and for the EMEA region which he established in 2008. Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:09:16 EST Ramine Behnam Named Vice President Development Europe, Middle East & Africa for Minor Hotels Hotel Appointments Minor Hotel Group Ramine’s career in hospitality development, operations, consulting and asset management includes senior roles with JLL Middle East & Africa in Dubai and the M.A. Kharafi Group in development, acquisitions and asset management, based out of Cairo. Tue, 11 Sep 2018 12:55:13 EST InterContinental Hotels Group Announces Senior Appointments for Europe Hotel Appointments IHG Mario Maxeiner has been appointed as Managing Director Northern Europe, based in the company’s recently opened Frankfurt office and Eric Viale takes up the role of Managing Director Southern Europe, based in IHG’s Paris office. Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:41:54 EST Todd Orlich Named Miami Regional Vice President and General Manager of Delano Hotel Hotel Appointments sbe sbe today announced the appointment of Todd Orlich as Miami Regional Vice President and General Manager of Delano. In this role, Orlich will manage the Delano hotel as well as support sbe's Hotels and Residential overall strategy. Thu, 6 Sep 2018 14:24:12 EST Reed Kandalaft Named General Manager for the New Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street, Boston Hotel Appointments Four Seasons Hotels Opening in early 2019, the city’s second Four Seasons hotel and residences will be located in Boston’s Back Bay neighbourhood Tue, 4 Sep 2018 11:17:26 EST Ryan Grande Named Resort Manager for Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Hotel Appointments Four Seasons Hotels Grande’s career with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts spans nearly 10 years with positions including Director of Residences at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica, Assistant Director of Rooms and Front Office Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Director of Housekeeping at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole. Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:42:29 EST Ali Mohammed Named General Manager for Four Seasons Resort Whistler Hotel Appointments Four Seasons Hotels A true world resident, Ali Mohammed has travelled extensively throughout his nearly 20 years with Four Seasons. The journey began with a Security Officer position at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence and saw him venturing the globe in a variety of roles in Toronto, the Maldives, Thailand, Bahamas, Saudi Arabia, Alexandria and lastly Whistler, where he was announced as the property's Resort Manager last year. Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:48:00 EST Marc Guenther Named General Manager for Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea, Jordan Hotel Appointments Kempinski Not new to Kempinski, Marc has managed several Kempinski hotels in different countries, such as Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea, in Jordan, and Kempinski Hotel Indonesia Jakarta, in addition to other hotel brands, including Hilton. Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:58:31 EST Bixente Pery Named General Manager for Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe Hotel Appointments Four Seasons Hotels Bixente arrived at the Resort located just minutes from downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico after 11 years with Four Seasons. He joined the company in 2007 as Director of Food and Beverage at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, and assumed the same position at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara in 2011. Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:45:08 EST Danny Hughes Named Executive Vice President and President Americas for Hilton Hotel Appointments Hilton Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the appointment of Danny Hughes as Executive Vice President and President, Americas. Effective September 4, Hughes will oversee Hilton’s interests across North, Central and South America with a focus on enhancing the managed portfolio. Thu, 23 Aug 2018 12:22:34 EST Scott Robbins Named General Manager for Margaritaville Resort Orlando Hotel Appointments Hotel News Resource Margaritaville Resort Orlando, the $750 million vacation destination set to open in early 2019, today announced the appointment of Scott Robbins as general manager. Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:02:04 EST InnSight Hotel Management Group Continues to Grow, Adding Two New Corporate Positions Hotel Appointments InnSight Hotel Management Group InnSight Hotel Management Group continues its expansion, opening three new hotels in 2018. In order to meet the needs of its growing portfolio of hotels, two new corporate-level positions have been created. InnSight will open the Holiday Inn Express Medford South in late 2018, expanding InnSight’s Medford portfolio of hotels to five by year’s end. Two new positions were created in the Medford area to support the Southern Oregon Area. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:12:07 EST