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Bermingham appointed chief executive of Virgin Hotels | News

Bermingham appointed chief executive of Virgin Hotels | News

Virgin Hotels has confirmed James Bermingham has been appointment as chief executive of the company, effective immediately. Bermingham joins the Virgin Hotels executive team following nearly two decades with Montage International. “We are thrilled to welcome James into the Virgin Hotels family,” says Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. “For over a decade, we […]

Embleton appointed chief executive of Aer Lingus | News

Embleton appointed chief executive of Aer Lingus | News

International Airlines Group has appointed Lynne Embleton to the role of chief executive of Aer Lingus. She will start her new role on April 6th. Embleton replaces Donal Moriarty who has been interim chief executive of the Irish carrier since October last year, replacing Sean Doyle, who departed to lead British Airways. Moriarty will now […]

Capuano appointed chief executive of Marriott International | News

Capuano appointed chief executive of Marriott International | News

Anthony Capuano has been appointed chief executive Marriott International following the death of Arne Sorenson. He was previously group president, global development, design and operations services with the hotel giant. At the same time, the board also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously group president, consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses, has been appointed president of […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Inna Vilenska, chief executive, Discover Cars | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Inna Vilenska, chief executive, Discover Cars | Focus

Having been honoured with a top title at the World Travel Awards Grand Final, Breaking Travel News here chats with Inna Vilenska, chief executive of Discover Cars, to find out more Breaking Travel News: Congratulations on your victory at the World Travel Awards, with Discover Cars having taken the prestigious prize for World’s Leading Car […]

Marriott announces death of chief executive Arne Sorenson | News

Marriott announces death of chief executive Arne Sorenson | News

Marriot International has announced the death of chief executive, Arne Sorenson, at the age of 62. The industry leader had stepped back from his role at the hotel giant earlier this month to facilitate more demanding treatment for pancreatic cancer. Sorenson, who died yesterday, became only the third chief executive in the history of Marriott […]

Pegasus chief Nane takes up senior IATA post | News

Pegasus chief Nane takes up senior IATA post | News

Pegasus Airlines chief executive, Mehmet Nane, has been elected as chair of the audit committee of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The decision was taken by the members of the IATA Board of Governors.  Nane will serve in the role for a three-year term. Commenting on the subject, Nane said: “The global aviation industry […]

Mangelaars appointed chief executive with Skyscanner | News

Mangelaars appointed chief executive with Skyscanner | News

Skyscanner has appointed Microsoft veteran and former Travix International chief executive John Mangelaars to lead the company. He will take up position as chief executive following an extensive international search. Mangelaars will replace Moshe Rafiah, who has been splitting his time as chief executive between both Skyscanner and Travelfusion, the company he founded over 20 […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Richard Haddad, chief executive, Jannah Hotels & Resorts | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Richard Haddad, chief executive, Jannah Hotels & Resorts | Focus

Katie Jensen catches up with Richard Haddad, chief executive of Jannah Hotels & Resorts, to find out more about the new opening Jannah Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Edge Creekside Hotel in the dynamic district of Dubai Creekside. Speaking to Breaking Travel News, Richard Haddad, chief executive of Jannah Hotels, explained Edge […]

Leal steps down as chief executive of Virgin Hotels | News

Leal steps down as chief executive of Virgin Hotels | News

Raul Leal has stepped down as chief executive of Virgin Hotels after leading the company for ten years. He joined company in 2010 as the first employee when it was building its initial pipeline of projects and developing its lifestyle hotel offering. Leal has since played a significant role in creating the character and infrastructure […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Bayram Annakov, chief executive, App in the Air | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Bayram Annakov, chief executive, App in the Air | Focus

Founded by entrepreneur Bayram Annakov nearly a decade ago, App in the Air has set itself the challenge of replacing every other travel application on your phone. The technology company, aimed squarely at frequent flyers and the airlines that serve them, hopes to become the digital personal assistant for travellers who spend more time in […]

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