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Redaelli to lead Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers | News

Redaelli to lead Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers | News

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers has unveiled its new executive leadership team in the Middle East. The property, the first from the brand in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, will be led by experience hotelier Alessandro Redaelli. He will lead a team made up of highly experienced, hand-picked individuals who have been tasked […]

WTTC urges UK government to lead international reopening of tourism | News

WTTC urges UK government to lead international reopening of tourism | News

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has sent an open letter to UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, urging him to support its recovery plan for the travel sector. It comes ahead of an expected announcement on Monday about a roadmap out of lockdown and for lifting restrictions. The WTTC letter lays out four key […]

Bartlett to lead Organisation of American States working group | News

Bartlett to lead Organisation of American States working group | News

Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has been selected to chair a high-level Organisation of American States (OAS) working group. The body has been charged with the development of an action plan for the recovery of the cruise and airline industries in light of the fall-out caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. “Jamaica is very honoured […]

Vastolo to lead Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som | News

Vastolo to lead Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som | News

Daniele Vastolo has been appointed general manger of the upcoming Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som in Qatar. With over two decades experience in the hospitality industry, he has brought his dedication and passion for sustainable health and wellness to the pre-opening team. Zulal Wellness Resort is the first management undertaking by wellness resort brand Chiva-Som, […]

Stace to lead travel business at Saga | News

Stace to lead travel business at Saga | News

Saga has announced the appointment of Nick Stace as chief executive of its travel business. He currently holds the role of chief strategy officer with the company, and will take up his new role with immediate effect. In his new role Stace will oversee the cruise and tours businesses, while he will also retain responsibility […]

Liddell to lead Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid | News

Liddell to lead Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid | News

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Greg Liddell to the role of general manager of Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid. He will also take up position as area vice president, operations, overseeing operations at Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona and Mandarin Oriental, Canouan. Liddell was previously general manager of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok and area vice […]

Genting and Royal Caribbean lead return of Singapore cruise sector | News

Genting and Royal Caribbean lead return of Singapore cruise sector | News

Singapore has unveiled plans for a limited return of the cruise sector from next month. Officials have argued new, enhanced protocols will make it safe for the two cruise lines homeported in the country to sail again. To provide assurance for safe cruising, the Singapore Tourism Board is developing a mandatory CruiseSafe certification programme, which […]

van der Walt to lead Leeu Collection in UK | News

van der Walt to lead Leeu Collection in UK | News

Leeu Collection has promoted Jean van der Walt to the role of area general manager, United Kingdom. She will be based at the group’s Lake District property, Linthwaite House. van der Walt takes on the new position in addition to her current role as head of brand marketing for the boutique hotel group. She has […]

Koth to lead Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi | News

Koth to lead Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi | News

Seasoned hotelier Michael Koth has been appointed as general manager of the iconic Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. He will also take up the position of area vice president of operations, overseeing Mandarin Oriental Jumeira and the upcoming Mandarin Oriental Downtown, both in Dubai. The latter is scheduled to open in 2021. A German/Swiss national, Koth […]

Accor deal with InterContinental could lead to wave of consolidation | News

Accor deal with InterContinental could lead to wave of consolidation | News

Rumours of a merger between Accor and InterContinental Hotels Group could foreshadow a wave of acquisitions in the hospitality industry. The two giants have reportedly discussed a deal internally, though no official moves have been made. Ralph Hollister, tourism analyst at GlobalData, explained: “Although this deal seems to be just speculation, the enormity of this […]

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