Fry to take up vice president, development, role with Hilton in Asia Pacific | News Hilton has announced the appointment Matt Fry as senior vice president, development in Asia-Pacific. From August 6th, Fry will oversee the team responsible for the overall development strategy for APAC. “We are thrilled to have Matt join our team and oversee the strategic growth in APAC,”...
Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association seeks Brexit clarity | News The Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association has raised concerns over the lack of clarity over potential changes for passengers once Britain leaves the EU at a round table with members of the Scottish parliament. The SPAA – the world’s oldest travel organisation – told members that outbound tourism supports around 26,000 jobs...
Cope to lead Tourism Australia in UK | News Tourism Australia has confirmed the appointment of Sally Cope as its new regional general manager for the UK. She will oversee Australia’s fourth largest international inbound tourism market, which delivered 733,000 visitors to Australia last year. Cope joins Tourism Australia from Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia, where she is currently executive officer and...
Eurocontrol chief warns of millions of grounded passengers by 2040 | News Eamonn Brennan was speaking at the ACI General Assembly in Brussels The director general of Eurocontrol has addressed the capacity challenges faced by European aviation in 2018 and in the future, arguing capacity constrains could see passengers grounded in the near future. Speaking at the ACI General Assembly...
Rove La Mer to open in Dubai ahead of Expo 2020 | News Rove Hotels has announced Rove La Mer, located in the heart of La Mer, Dubai’s new beachfront. Set by the Arabian Gulf and with views of the city skyline, the 366-room Rove La Mer marks the newest addition to the growing portfolio of properties in the...