Starwood Hotels and Resorts has announced that it has signed three hotel deals in Cuba, the first time a US hotel company has done so in almost 60 years. Starwood beat out several other US hospitality companies that have been trying to invest in hotels in Cuba, including Marriott International.
To support its robust global expansion, Rosewood Hotel Group has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Michael Dojlidko as Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Group Head of Legal.
Hospitality veteran Bill Petrella joined the Hotel Emma, a 146-room boutique luxury hotel located in San Antonio, as the property's General Manager. Mr Petrella joins Hotel Emma with over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry and a successful background in leading hotels to higher levels of service and guest satisfaction.
The Board of Directors of Scandic Hotels has announced that Even Frydenberg will take over the position of President and CEO. Current CEO Frank Fiskers has decided to leave the company this summer, while Mr Frydenberg comes most recently from Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and will start his position on July 31.