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Appointments

CWT Makes Senior appointments to EMEA Leadership Team

CWT, the global travel management company, has made several senior appointments to its European customer organization leadership, as it moves to a functional model within EMEA. The new model, which has been successfully trialed in the Nordics, will optimize speed to market and service to clients.

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General Manager takes the lead at brand new hotel

Barnaby Kean
In anticipation of the Holiday Inn Express Bridgwater opening in spring 2019, Barnaby Kean has been newly appointed as General Manager. Barnaby (37) will lead the team at the new 138-bedroom hotel, which is operated by the UK’s leading independent hotel management company, RBH.

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Hosts Global announces new Vice President of Operations

Hosts Global (Hosts), announced the promotion of Gina D’Angelo, DMCP, CMP to vice president of operations. In this new role, D’Angelo will be responsible for continuity in the onsite execution and delivery of work across all Hosts’ owned-office locations.

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Celebrity Cruises grows sales team

Promotions and new recruitment as cruise line responds to increasing demand
Celebrity Cruises is enhancing its sales team with two new appointments, internal promotions and a revised structure to better deliver for agent partners. The developments come as the cruise line gears up for its largest ever investment into the UK and Ireland with record deployment for the region in 2020, new ships and a comprehensive fleet upgrade.  


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Stefan Ropers appointed to lead Amadeus’ Strategic Growth Businesses

Ropers joins Amadeus with more than 20 years of industry experience, holding various senior tech roles in his career to date, including at Microsoft, McKinsey, and most recently Adobe
Amadeus has announced the key strategic appointment of senior business and technology heavyweight Stefan Ropers to lead its Strategic Growth Businesses, effective February 1 2019. 


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Trio of senior hires kick starts 2019 for BCD Meetings & Events

BCD M&E new starters
Katie Knight, Mark Scales and Arran Cruickshanks amongst 20 new starters in January for BCD M&E across EMEA
A plethora of new faces heralds the start of the new year across BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) in EMEA and underlines the expansion plans communicated in 2018. The agency, which has recently integrated Grass Roots M&E in to one single business entity and has also set its ambitions to double its size in the next two years, is kicking off 2019 with 20 new starters across EMEA.


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Angie Mason to be HBAA Chair and Rachael Naylor HBAA Venue Member Chair for 2019

Angie Mason
Angie Mason is to be HBAA Chair and Rachael Naylor will be HBAA Venue Member Chair for 2019.
Angie Mason is Chairman of Absolute Corporate Events. She has a wealth of experience in event management, venue finding and hotel booking, having opened her first venue finding agency in 1991. She was a founder member of the HBAA, has served on the Executive Committee for many years and was Chair of the HBAA in 2003. Angie will also be the HBAA Treasurer in 2019.


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