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Kenya Airways’ changes guard as new CEO steps in

Kenya Airways’ changes guard as new CEO steps in

By Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome, Ph.D., eTN Africa Correspondent

Effective today, November 1, 2014, Mr. Mbuvi Ngunze officially assumed his new position as Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director of Kenya Airways, following the retirement of Dr.

Executive appointment update at Onyx Hospitality Group

Executive appointment update at Onyx Hospitality Group

HONG KONG – Thailand-based hospitality management company, ONYX Hospitality Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of three significant roles in their North Asia division, OZO Wesley Hong ...

GTA welcomes Flavia Alzetta to lead global sales and marketing

GTA welcomes Flavia Alzetta to lead global sales and marketing

Global wholesaler of fully-independent travel, GTA, has appointed Flavia Alzetta as Senior Vice President for Global Sales and Marketing.

Mario Hardy  - the new CEO of PATA

Mario Hardy - the new CEO of PATA

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mario Hardy as its next Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2014.

Miguel Jeronimo rejoins promotion of Brazil tourism in New York

Miguel Jeronimo rejoins promotion of Brazil tourism in New York

NEW YORK, New York – The Brazilian Tourism Board (EMBRATUR) has appointed Miguel Jeronimo as account manager at the East Coast Office, based in NYC. Mr.

Christian Sack appointed General Manager, Raffles Beijing

Christian Sack appointed General Manager, Raffles Beijing

Peter French, President, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Christian Sack as General Manager, Raffles Beijing.

New Lufthansa Consulting advisory board

New Lufthansa Consulting advisory board

Lufthansa Consulting and its shareholder Lufthansa Commercial Holding have constituted a new advisory committee for the company and established a high-caliber consultatory body.

Kathy Savitt  and Dhiren Fonseca : New additions to the board of directors at Alaska Airlines

Kathy Savitt and Dhiren Fonseca : New additions to the board of directors at Alaska Airlines

Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, today announced the appointment of Kathy Savitt and Dhiren Fonseca as new members of its board of directors.

Rania Helal, the new marketing manager for the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

Rania Helal, the new marketing manager for the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai appoints Marketing Manager

The Honorable Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Commissioner of Tourism, United States Virgin Island

USVI Beach Tourism The Honorable Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Commissioner of Tourism, United States Virgin Island

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

This article is about The Honorable Beverly Nicolson-Doty, the Commissioner of Tourism for the United States Virgin Island and former Chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). ...

UFTAA announces recently reshuffled board

United Federation of Travel Agents' Associations UFTAA announces recently reshuffled board

The Board of the United Federation of Travel Agents' Associations (UFTAA) meeting in Paris has reshuffled its board to comply with the statutes which were amended and approved during the ...

New General Manager represents Etihad Airways in Thailand

Dimitrios Karagkioules appointed as GM for UAE based Etihad Airways in Thailand New General Manager represents Etihad Airways in Thailand

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Mr Dimitrios Karagkioules as General Manager for Thailand.

SkyWest Airlines VP of Customer Service retires – new exec named

SkyWest Airlines VP of Customer Service retires – new exec named

ST. GEORGE, Utah - SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc., announced the promotion of Steve Black to Vice President – Customer Service effective November 17, 2014.

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering is delighted to announce the promotion of Darren Banham to the position of president of its US business.

HSMAI Americas names Otto as HSMAI Brazil Chapter Managing Director

HSMAI Americas names Otto as HSMAI Brazil Chapter Managing Director

McLEAN, Virginia – Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas has named Gabriela Otto as Managing Director of the HSMAI Brazil Chapter.

Act Local but think Global

Interview: WORLDHOTELS- 500 properties in 250 destinations and 65 countries Act Local but think Global

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

On Thursday I ran hurriedly into the lobby of the Kimberly Hotel, fearful that I was going to be late for my interview with Tom Griffiths, Vice President – the Americas for the Frankfurt, ...

Shooting the breeze with Pattaya tourism's newest heavyweight

Shooting the breeze with Pattaya tourism's newest heavyweight

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Panus “Alex” Jureeratana is the General Manager of the newly- established Centara Grand Modus Resort & Spa Pattaya, an ambitious undertaking but is inching its way towards becoming a ...

The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

The “big daddy” of tourism organizations speaks

By Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief eTN

The global travel and tourism industry cannot contend that Geoffrey Lipman is an industry luminary who has held key positions in some of the biggest trade organizations today.

There really is a chef in the Lufthansa kitchen

There really is a chef in the Lufthansa kitchen

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

When it is feeding time onboard a plane, I think of scientists and test tubes determining the type and amount of chemicals required to keep me alive in coach class long enough to make it through ...

Getting to know Cambodia’s orphanage queen: Geraldine Cox

Getting to know Cambodia’s orphanage queen: Geraldine Cox

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Geraldine Cox has had to deal with politicians for most of her professional career.

New York Hotels: What USD300 per night buys you in NYC

New York Hotels: What USD300 per night buys you in NYC

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor-in-Chief, TourismExecutives.com

I was told to stay out of my apartment on Monday; the chemicals used on the floor were toxic!

Why did South Africa’s President snub the former Tourism Minister?

Why did South Africa’s President snub the former Tourism Minister?

fter serving 10 years in the Parliament, South Africa’s former Tourism Minister and last leader of the National Party, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, was given the snub by South Africa President Jacob ...

Seychelles’ Tourism Minister Alain St.Ange looks at the future of tourism

Seychelles’ Tourism Minister Alain St.Ange looks at the future of tourism

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

There are few tourism ministers in Africa I know who have mastered their portfolio like Alain St.Ange has.



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