Hilton appoints Kenny to chief marketing officer role

Hilton has appointed Kellyn Smith Kenny as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Effective January 29th Kenny will oversee the enterprise marketing strategy for one of the world’s most recognisable hospitality companies and...

Rotana defends World’s Leading Business Hotel Brand title at World Travel Awards

Recognised for showcasing exemplary leadership in the hospitality industry, Rotana has won two awards at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 held in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. The group was honoured with one...

Official sponsors confirm support for World Travel Awards Grand Final 2017

World Travel Awards is proud to welcome on board Traveltek, Bookingee.com, Vietnam Airlines, Vietravel, and Serenata as official sponsors for its upcoming Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017. The red-carpet event will take place the evening...

World Golf Awards prepares for Spanish debut at La Manga Club

Star names from the golfing world will join key figures from the global golf travel industry in heading to Spain’s La Manga Club later this month to take part in the annual World Golf...

Shanks to lead Silversea Cruises in UK & Ireland

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has announced Peter Shanks is joining the company in the role of managing director, UK & Ireland. Based in the London office, he will report to chief executive, Roberto Martinoli, and...

Me Dubai set to debut in late 2018

Me by Meliá has announced its debut property in the Middle East with the launch of Me Dubai at the end of 2018. Designed by late architect, Zaha Hadid, Me Dubai is set to...

Rifai urges tourism sector to carefully manage visitor growth

UNWTO secretary general Taleb Rifai has warned the hospitality sector it must carefully manage growth if the world is to avoid the pitfalls of over-tourism. Some 1.2 billion travellers will cross an international boundary in...

Malaysia Airlines rolls out Amadeus Customer Experience Management solution

The airline industry is highly competitive, and travellers now have more choices than ever before. This can make loyalty difficult to maintain, and to be successful, airlines need to tailor their services to what...

Smith named senior captain of upcoming Azamara Pursuit

Azamara Club Cruises has announced the three officers of its new ship, Azamara Pursuit, which will join the fleet in August 2018. Senior captain Carl Smith and cruise director Tony Markey, both from the...

25hours Hotels signs for first property in Dubai

AccorHotels and Dubai World Trade Centre have announced the first 25hours Hotels property outside of Europe. The hospitality brand, which was conceptualised in Germany, is set to make its debut for the first time...

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