PATRICK ANDRES has been named as Travelport’s new Vice President and Regional Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region. Andres joins Travelport with 25 years’ experience, most recently as Sabre Hospitality’s Vice President for Asia Pacific.
JILL TAN-GUNTER has been named as Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s new Vice President of Human Capital & Development. A Singapore national, Ms Tan-Gunter has more than 30 years of HR experience with Marco Polo, Four Seasons and Holiday Inn.
NOPPARAT AUMPA has been named as the new General Manager of Banyan Tree Bangkok. Ms Aumpa has been with Banyan Tree since 1996, initially as Assistant Front Office Manager. She was also part of the team that launched Banyan Tree Ringha in China.
JAN TIBALDI has been appointed General Manager of The PuLi Hotel & Spa, Shanghai. A US national, Tibaldi joins the hotel with more than 20 years of hospitality experience, including nine as GM. He arrives from The Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur, India.
DAVID DAGUISE has been appointed General Manager of the X2 Samui resort. A French national, Daguise has 15 years of experience including spells with Hilton, Marriott, Starwood and Accor. His was previously Resident Manager of the Sofitel Krabi.
MANU KOSHY has joined the Millennium Hilton Bangkok as Director of Business Development. Koshy has worked with Hilton for the past 17 years and arrives in Bangkok from his previous role as Regional Revenue Manager for Hilton Middle East & Africa.
BRIAN SEGRAVE has become the new General Manager of the W Guangzhou. An Irish national with nearly three decades of experience, Segrave’s Starwood career has taken him to Europe, the US and Latin America, including a spell as GM of the W Mexico City.
SERGEY KUTUZOV has been appointed as Dusit International’s new Director of Sales for Russia and the CIS region. A Russian national, Kutuzov has worked with Kempinski and Starwood, most recently as Assistant DOSM at the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel.
DORINDA CHUA has been named Director of Sales for Meetings and Incentive Travel with Dusit International. Ms Chua has held several positions in the MICE sector and was previously Director of Sales & Marketing at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers.
HEIDI DEALTRY has been announced as Hertz’s new Brand & Product Marketing Manager for Australia & New Zealand, based in the company’s regional head office in Melbourne. She joins the car rental firm with 10 years of travel industry marketing experience.