Thursday, 11 February 2016


Layne Beachley celebrates 10th year as Wyndham ambassador

Layne BeachleySeven-time world champion surfer Layne Beachley has confirmed her commitment to Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific as the company's brand ambassador for the 10th consecutive year in 2016.

IHG appoints new head of communications in Australiasia & Japan

IHG ImageInterContinental Hotels Group has appointed Yvette Peverell to the role of director of communications Australasia & Japan, in readiness for IHG's anticipated expansion in the region.

Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney appoints director of sales

Terry OomensRadisson Blu Hotel Sydney has recently appointed Terry Oomens to the role of director of sales ahead of a new $12M re-design.

Oaks Hotels & Resorts makes two key executive appointments

Kira Klein Director of Marketing Oaks Hotels ResortsOaks Hotels & Resorts has announced two key appointments within its executive committee, including Mr Daryn Griggs as the company's new head of commercial and Ms Kira Klein as director of marketing & brand loyalty.

Mantra Group announces new vice president of acquisitions

AndrewTurner 081 web1Following a record year of acquisitions and growth in 2015, Mantra Group has appointed well-known hotel industry executive, Andrew Turner to the newly created position of vice president acquisitions, Asia.

Sture Myrmell appointed as president of P&O Cruises Australia

AN 82 wk4 carnivalP&O Cruises Australia today announced the appointment of a full-time president, reflecting its massive growth in 2015 and its overwhelming success as Australia's major cruise line.

The Star Sydney appoints Melinda Madigan as general

AN 82 wk3 the starThe Star Sydney has announced the appointment of Melinda Madigan to the role of general manager, marketing and entertainment, commencing 11 January 2016.

New property manager for Metro Mirage Hotel Newport

AN 82 wk3 Sam KangaisMetro Hospitality Group has appointed Sam Kangais to the position of property manager of Metro Mirage Hotel Newport, a hotel and event centre overlooking Pittwater on Sydney's Northern Beaches.

Wyndham appoints new resort manager at Ramada Rotorua

RAMADA Justin MitchellWyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Mitchell as the new resort manager of Ramada Resort Rotorua Marama.

Best Western Australasia’s longest serving CEO retires

An 82 wk1b best westernBest Western Australasia's longest serving chief executive and industry veteran Rob Anderson has announced his retirement this week.

Best Western announces three key manager appointments

An 82 1 Best WesternBest Western Hotels & Resorts has announced two general manager appointments and one sales and marketing appointment in Australia.

Wyndham on William appoints new Hotel Manager

Kate Costello 300x225Wyndham Hotel Group's much anticipated flagship property Wyndham on William Melbourne is nearing completion, with the management team being recruited, including hotel manager, Kate Costello.

Crowne Plaza Canberra new GM

219-people-Tina Fisher 300x225Crowne Plaza Canberra has announce the appointment of Tina Fisher as its new general manager.

New Big4 CEO

219-people-Big 4-wright 300x226The holiday park group Big4 Holiday Parks has announced the appointment of Steven Wright as its new chief executive officer.

Kakadu tourism appoints sales manager

217-people-Ruth Watson 300x225Kakadu Tourism has appointed Ruth Watson as sales and marketing manager, based in the group's Darwin office.

General manager swap in North Queensland

217-people-Peter Richardson 300x225Two general managers working for Accor Hotels in North Queensland are effectively 'swapping' roles and cities this month, switching permanently between top jobs at the Mercure Townsville and Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort.

General manager of Next Brisbane named

216-people-Russell Durnell 300x225SilverNeedle Hospitality has announced the appointment of Russell Durnell as the general manager of Next Hotel Brisbane, the first of the group's flagship brand.