This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Appointments

Liz Quinton appointed EMEA Operations Director, CWT Meetings & Events

Liz Quinton
Liz Quinton has been appointed Operations Director, EMEA. Liz will report directly into Ian Cummings, Vice President, EMEA. In her new role Liz will have responsibility for the development of operations within the region, developing strategic priorities, supporting the strong growth seen in recent years, implementing new business, and further roll out of new technology solutions.

Read more: Liz Quinton appointed EMEA Operations Director, CWT Meetings & Events

WRG expands congress team with five new roles

Leading live and experiential agency WRG has created five new permanent roles in its Congress Team across London and Manchester.
The development of key healthcare accounts and new business wins has led to a rise in demand for WRG's expertise in delivering virtual meetings and logistics projects.


Read more: WRG expands congress team with five new roles

Positions confirmed for All-Party Parliamentary Group for the UK Events Industry

James Heappey MP
The core members of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the UK Events Industry (APPG) have been agreed, following the Group’s AGM earlier this month.
  Those holding formal positions on the Group have been confirmed as follows:
·         Chair                      James Heappey MP (Conservative)
·         Vice Chair            Christian Matheson MP (Labour)
·         Vice Chair            Viscount Waverley (Crossbench)
·         Officer                  Chris Davies MP (Conservative)
·         Officer                  Nigel Huddleston MP (Conservative)


Read more: Positions confirmed for All-Party Parliamentary Group for the UK Events Industry

Interflight appoints Paul Cantillon as Commercial Manager

Paul Cantillon
Biggin Hill-based private jet operator, Interflight, has appointed Paul Cantillon as Commercial Manager.   
Paul holds 6 years operational experience in business aviation, including International JetClub Ltd and Optimum Aviation, with management of Bombardier and Gulfstream aircraft. Paul has extensive knowledge of aircraft types and national authorities, as well as both private and public operations.


Read more: Interflight appoints Paul Cantillon as Commercial Manager

Hawai‘i Convention Center announces sales team additions and promotion

The Hawai‘i Convention Center (HCC), managed by AEG Facilities, has announced the following sales team additions and promotion.
Lois Asato – director of accounts – local
Asato was recently promoted from sales manager to director of accounts – Local where her primary responsibilities handling all of HCC catering sales, including meetings, conferences, expos, and banquets.


Read more: Hawai‘i Convention Center announces sales team additions and promotion

Daniel Amadeus Steinke appointed General Manager of Aleenta Resort & Spa Phuket and Akyra Beach Club Phuket

Daniel Amadeus Steinke
AKARYN Hotel Group (AHG) has announced the appointment of Daniel Amadeus as General Manager of Aleenta Resort & Spa Phuket and of the brand new Akyra Beach Club Phuket.  
Daniel, a Swiss national, graduated with an Executive MBA with Reims Management School and renowned hospitality school École Hotelier de Lausanne, Switzerland. With over 25 Years in the hospitality industry Daniel comes to AHG with an abundance of world-class experience. He has worked with a number of hotels including the Shangri-La, Mandarin Oriental, Conrad, Movenpick, Kempinski, InterContinental hotels and most recently with Dulac Hotels Moscow/Zurich.


Read more: Daniel Amadeus Steinke appointed General Manager of Aleenta Resort & Spa Phuket and Akyra Beach...

Dusit International appoints new Vice Presidents of Sales and Marketing departments

Ms Prachoom Tantiprasertsuk
Global hospitality company Dusit International has announced the appointment of Ms Prachoom Tantiprasertsuk as Vice President Sales, and Mr Michael Leong as Vice President Marketing, effective from 15 February 2017.
Ms Tantiprasertsuk has worked for Dusit International since 2015 as General Manager of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket Resort. She studied Hotel Management at London City College and counts hotel companies such as Peninsula Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Anantara among her former employers.  In her new position she will oversee MICE, Online Travel Agents, Global Sales Offices, Hotel Sales, and Revenue Management.


Read more: Dusit International appoints new Vice Presidents of Sales and Marketing departments