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Marriott appoints new CEO and president to lead its recovery from Covid-19 pandemic

Marriott appoints new CEO and president to lead its recovery from Covid-19 pandemic

The post Marriott appoints new CEO and president to lead its recovery from Covid-19 pandemic appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Hotel giant Marriott International has now appointed Anthony “Tony” Capuano as chief executive officer, tapping the veteran development executive to lead the hotel company’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. The leadership […]

Vaccines roll out in Asean, Asia and globally speeds up world travel recovery: AirAsia CEO

Vaccines roll out in Asean, Asia and globally speeds up world travel recovery: AirAsia CEO

The post Vaccines roll out in Asean, Asia and globally speeds up world travel recovery: AirAsia CEO appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. AirAsia welcomes news of COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out across Malaysia commencing from this week, as the first key indicator of a global travel reboot in the near future. […]

Marriott President and CEO Arne Sorenson, 62, succumbs to pancreatic cancer

Marriott President and CEO Arne Sorenson, 62, succumbs to pancreatic cancer

Marriott International has announced the unexpected passing of its president and CEO Arne Sorenson on 15 February. Sorenson left an unparalleled legacy being the first CEO of the hotel group without the Marriott surname. He also turned Marriott into the largest hotel conglomerate after the USD13-billion acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts. In May 2019, […]

Gatwick CEO pleades for unified quarantine rules

Gatwick CEO pleades for unified quarantine rules

One of Europe’s most experienced airport bosses, Stewart Wingate of London Gatwick, has pleaded for a common testing solution to boost passenger confidence and ease quarantine restrictions.  Writing in Business Travel News (BTN) ON THE SOAPBOX feature he makes for a strong case. “The issue has gone far beyond industry revenue and profits and, as […]

British Airways CEO Alex Cruz has stepped down with immediate effect

British Airways CEO Alex Cruz has stepped down with immediate effect

BRITISH AIRWAYS CEO Alex Cruz has stepped down with immediate effect. He will be replaced by Sean Doyle, the boss of Aer Lingus, but will remain on the airline’s board as non-executive chairman. British Airways (BA) chief executive Alex Cruz is stepping down from the role with immediate effect, owner International Airlines Group (IAG) has […]

Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah to step down in November

Virgin Australia CEO Paul Scurrah to step down in November

Virgin Australia’s administrator Deloitte has confirmed that the airline’s chief executive Paul Scurrah will depart the company as it prepares to hand ownership over to US private equity firm Bain Capital. Scurrah will stand down when Virgin is formally handed over to Bain in early November, Deloitte said on Thursday, and former Jetstar boss Jayne […]

British Airways’ CEO calls for urgent introduction of testing to get people flying again

British Airways’ CEO calls for urgent introduction of testing to get people flying again

In his first public appearance since being named British Airways’ new CEO last week, Sean Doyle gave the keynote address at Airlines 2050: Beyond the Crisis. He said that British Airways continues to play a crucial part in connecting Britain with the world and the world with Britain and is doing everything in its power […]

New CEO signals exciting chapter for Aurora Expeditions

New CEO signals exciting chapter for Aurora Expeditions

On the eve of its milestone 30th anniversary in 2021, Australian-owned Aurora Expeditions has welcomed Monique Ponfoort as CEO, marking the start of an exciting new chapter in small-ship expedition travel. With a career spanning more than 25 years in the travel and cruise industry, including Qantas, Jetset, Helloworld, and most recently, seven years in […]

Ryanair CEO: This Winter is a write-off

Ryanair CEO: This Winter is a write-off

Ryanair Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary said that vaccines was the “first real sign of sunshine” for airlines and meant there is a “fair degree of positivity” about summer 2021. The prospect of widespread vaccinations means the aviation sector can plan for recovery by summer 2021 with optimism, according to Michael O’Leary. Speaking to WTM […]

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