Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) has announced the appointment of Edward Farrell as President of RWLV, effective immediately. As the project's first President, Mr Farrell will oversee all development activity on the Las Vegas Strip site and prepare the world-class, integrated resort for operations in 2020.
Darlene Adams has been appointed Director of Sales & Strategy at The Peninsula Beverly Hills in Los Angeles
Darlene Adams has been appointed Director of Sales & Strategy at The Peninsula Beverly Hills in Los Angeles. Ms Adams brings with her extensive experience in luxury hospitality, including serving on the opening team for The Peninsula Beverly Hills in 1991 as Director of Sales.
Cleo Seaman has been appointed General Manager, Quay West Suites Sydney. Ms Seaman joined Accor in November 2002 as Food and Beverage Manager at The Como Melbourne before moving to Front Office Manager in June 2005.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has announced the appointment of Kevin Carey as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. This newly created position marks a pivotal point in AHLA’s recent evolution and will ensure that the organization is well positioned to build new revenue streams and further enhance value creation for its 24,000-strong membership base.
Strand Hospitality Services appoints Brittany Polensky as Director of Sales for the Microtel Inn & Suites Greenville, N.C.
Strand Hospitality Services and Greenville Hospitality Investments have recently announced that Ms Polensky has been hired as the Director of Sales for the Microtel Inn & Suites in Greenville, N.C. Ms Polensky will oversee the day-to-day sales and marketing efforts of the hotel, which is located within minutes of Vidant Medical Center and Brody School of Medicine as well as East Carolina University.
Matthew Kajdan appointed Executive Chef of The Westin Jackson opening early August 2017 in Jackson, Mississippi
Wischermann Partners is thrilled to announce the appointment of Chef Matthew Kajdan as Executive Chef for The Westin Jackson scheduled to open in early August 2017. Mr Kajdan will oversee Estelle, a modern wine bar and bistro, and the entire food and beverage operation at the hotel, reinforcing The Westin Jackson’s mission to boost travel and tourism in downtown Jackson.
Eric Horodas, President of Greystone Hotels has appointed Scott Ostrander as GM of the Hotel Griffon in San Francisco. With more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Mr Ostrander brings leadership experience and a dedication to service to his new role within Greystone Hotels.
Cynthia Jones named Vice President of Hotel Sales and Marketing for Live! Casino & Hotel and Live! Lofts
Live! Casino & Hotel has announced a key appointment to its Executive Team, naming Cynthia Jones Vice President of Sales and Marketing for its Hotel Division.
Frank Heller, the General Manager of the Charles Hotel in Munich, has been appointed as the new Regional Director of Rocco Forte Hotels in Germany. In this new function, he will be responsible for all three German Rocco Forte hotels, including the Hotel de Rome in Berlin and Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt.
Nanuku Auberge Resort Fiji has announced the appointment of Sascha Hemmannto the role of General Manager, effective immediately. A German national, Mr Hemmann needs little introduction to the international hospitality industry.