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Why are so many airlines run by the Irish?

The sight of airline bosses Willie Walsh and Michael O'Leary teaming up recently to urge the UK to scrap air passenger duties was a reminder of how the UK's airline industry is dominated by Irish men

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

DALLAS - Following its acquisition of AirTran Airways on Monday, Southwest Airlines announced to the Employees of both airlines today the new leadership structure for the combined Company.

Belize Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Board announce new appointments

Belize City, Belize – The Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture and the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) proudly wishes to inform the general public of several new tourism industry appointments,

New Marriott execs in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa

Marriott International, Inc. continues to reorganize its global strategy to establish continental divisions in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa.

US travel industry concerned about frail economic recovery

The travel industry took a tremendous hit in 2008 and 2009 as the Great Recession took hold in the United States, Europe and elsewhere and kept travelers at home.

New board chairman at Strategic Hotels and Resorts

CHICAGO, IL - As Mr. William (Bill) Prezant steps down from his duties as chairman of the board of directors of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Mr. Raymond L. (Rip) Gellein, Jr.

Half of food and beverage execs expect to cut jobs or...

NEW YORK, NY - When it comes to specific hiring plans, 23 percent of senior food and beverage executives thought they would cut headcount this year and 26 percent expected no change.

Emirates Airline senior vice president in Seychelles

Mr. Majid Al Mualla, senior vice president of Emirates Airline (West Asia & Indian Ocean) was in Seychelles last week accompanied by Mr.

CHI Hotels and Resorts appoints Marco Nijhof to head its hotel...

Multi-brand hotel operator CHI Hotels & Resorts (CHI) announced the appointment of seasoned hotelier, Marco P. Nijhof, as its chief operating officer.

Airline executives: This time will be different

Amid the steady stream of positive air travel demand data, airline executives and industry observers no longer question whether a general recovery is underway.

New faces assure the future of Diethelm Travel Group

BANGKOK, Thailand - Diethelm Travel Group, with 29 offices in 12 countries throughout Asia, has strengthened its senior management team to reinforce its position as the leading destination management

Century Casinos announces new corporate appointments

Century Casinos, Inc. announced several new appointments in its corporate finance and accounting departments.

Leadership changes at Egencia

Egencia(R), an Expedia, Inc. company, announced today several changes to its leadership team.

Travelport appoints new chief commerical officer designate

Travelport announced today that Kurt Ekert, currently chief operating officer for GTA by Travelport, will succeed Armin Meier to the position of chief commercial officer, Travelport GDS in accordance

Changes at the helm of RwandAir

Major changes are continuing at the top of RwandAir’s management, with the latest departure being the company’s COO (chief operations officer) Capt.

Cruise lines execs berate Alaska regulations

Presidents and CEOs of major cruise lines teamed up to scold Alaska on Tuesday in a panel at the Cruise Shipping conference in Miami. With Gov.

Hilton appoints general managers in Costa Rica

Hilton Worldwide announced two general manager appointments in Costa Rica.

Red Lion Hotels appoints new interim president and CEO

Red Lion Hotels Corporation announced today that Jon Eliassen, the lead independent director on the board of directors of the company, has been appointed interim president and chief executive officer

Continental Airlines elects new board member

Continental Airlines has elected Carolyn Corvi to the its board of directors.

Barcelo Crestline Corporation gets new COO and CFO

Bruce Wardinski, president and CEO of Barcelo Crestline Corporation, today announced the promotion of Mr.