Nikki Keeling has been named commercial manager at the Global Travel Group. Keeling will oversee the commercial department covering for Cherie Richards as she goes on maternity leave. She joins from Co-operative Travel Group where he has more than 20 years experience.
Mark Davey has been appointed UK & Ireland sales manager at Singapore Airlines. Davey joins the airline from American Airlines where he has held various management roles in the UK, while also spending four years in the US as revenue manager. For SIA he will oversee all trade and corporate sales, pricing and distribution management.
Paul Broughton has joined Travelport as commercial director. Broughton was previously EMEA sales director at Chambers Travel Management and will join Travelport at the end of August to replace Tim Wright. Claire Osborne has also come to Travelport’s UK team as the newly-created role of technical director, having previously been product director for Europe.
Daniel Von Weihe has been named executive vice president business development at Chambers Travel Group. Antony Elliott has also joined as vice president of sales EMEA, while Matthew Heymans has been promoted to vice president of international sales and Jane Worrow as director of UK sales. The appointments have been made to offer more assistance to UK and overseas clients.
Mark Robinson has been appointed sales and reservations manager at European Waterways. Robinson has had more than 30 years in the travel industry including 13 with Abercrombie & Kent and eight with Caribtours. He will be based at European Waterways’ Berkshire office.
Ryan Inman has joined Cruisingexcursions.com as marketing executive. He joins the company with previous marketing experience from Anatolian Sky, Cruise.co.uk, Cruise & Maritime Voyages and MSC Cruises. Tamhas Woods has also joined Cruisingexcursions.com as PPC & marketing executive from Hazel Group, while Laura Spiteri has joined as junior graphic designer.
Tracey Poggio from the Gibraltar Tourism Board has been re-elected as chairman of ANTOR. Robin Segal from Jersey Tourism remains as treasurer, while the deputy chairman is Oretis Rossides from Cyprus Tourism. Other ANTOR board members include Josephine Wiggall-Lazarus (Quebec), Michael Michael (Korea), Bogdan Becla (Poland), Cherrie Osborne (Antigua and Barbuda) and Omayma El Husseini (Egypt), while Serge Moes has been appointed an honorary fellow for his service to the association.
Ian Tuggey has been named as the new general manager of Tewkesbury Park Hotel, Golf & Country Club. Tuggey has been in the hotel industry for 25 years firstly as Forte’s Heritage Hotels as well as roles with Accor, Queen’s Moat Houses, Rezidor and Ramada.
Jo Harlow has been appointed non-executive director at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). She will join the board from 1 September and is corporate vice president of the phones business unit at Microsoft. Her experience includes senior management roles at Nokia Corporation, Reebok and P&G.
Meg Facey has joined the Bellagio as vice president of sales. Facey joins the Las Vegas hotel with 24 years’ of sales and marketing experience including roles as the vice president of PSAV and vice president of Meeting Professionals International (MPI).