Gina Milani is now associate marketing director for Elegant Hotels Group’s five Barbados hotels.
Meeting app maker QuickMobile, Vancouver, B.C., named Brent Harvey as vice president of sales.
Dirk Fuehrer joined Worldhotels, Frankfurt, as CEO.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts promoted Aaron Greenman to executive vice president of acquisitions & development for Europe.
JW Marriott Venice (Italy) Resort & Spa named Enrique Tasende as general manager.
Rocio Gonzalez Jonguitud was promoted to meetings industry director at the Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau, Mexico.
Cristian Bassi became executive chef at Montpelier Plantation & Beach, Nevis, W.I.
René Yaron Cahane was named executive head chef at The Landings St. Lucia.
Karen Johnston was named as general manager of the Hotel Indigo Edinburgh, Scotland.
Caneel Bay Resort, St. John, USVI, appointed Nicholas Arnold as executive chef.
Vittal Calamur is was named general manager at FOUND:RE Phoenix, along with Sales & Marketing director Parley Stock and Brian Blanke, F&B director. The Phoenix hotel is scheduled to open in late spring.
Casey Graves became manager at The Inn at Laguna Beach and has oversight at sister property, Laguna Beach House, both in Laguna Beach, Calif.
Ian Robert McClendon became general manager at The Redbury Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Laura Martinez was named human resources director for the Shore Hotel, Santa Monica.
Kathie Eddy, South Region vice president of sales for Associated Luxury Hotel International based in Atlanta, received the company’s 2015 Sales Executive of the Year award.
One Ocean Resort & Spa, Atlantic Beach, Fla., named David Marriotti as general manager and Byron Harrel as resort chef.
Gordon Maybury became executive chef at Turnberry Isle Miami.
The Boca Raton Resort & Club announced two appointments: John Tolbert as president and John Carns as general manager.
Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Key Largo, Fla., named Patrick Scully as F&B director and Jason Roma as restaurants director.
Felip Boyero was named as managing director of the Americas for Room Mate Hotels.
Sonesta Collection announced five promotions and appointments at its Fort Lauderdale and Coconut Beach hotels: Daniel Meys, promoted to operations director at Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach; Tracy Spodeck, promoted to area revenue management director for both hotels; Cristina Mach, named as F&B manager at Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach; Mallory Anderson, promoted to human resources manager, Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach; and Leandro Ortega, promoted to area HR director for both hotels.
Steve Ehrhardt became chairman of the IHG Owners Association Board of Directors, representing InterContinental Hotels Group franchise owners. He is owner/operator of Ehrhardt Properties and SJS Hospitality.
Dom Beveridge became executive vice president of demand generation for the Rainmaker Group, Atlanta.
Marc Suennemann became executive chef at the Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta.
Kathy Heneghan was promoted to hotel manager at the Hilton Chicago.
Tiffany S. Davis appointed general manager of Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.
Hyatt Hotels Corp., Chicago, appointed Patrick J. Grismer as chief financial officer and named Nate Hardesty, Washington, D.C., and Christopher Finelli, Chicago, as regional vice presidents for sales.
David Almond became sales & marketing director at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile.
William “Bill” Langkopp, executive vice president of the Louisiana Hotel & Lodging Association, received the Will Mangham Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award at the Louisiana Tourism Promotion Association’s annual meeting in February.
Patricia Coulter was promoted to general manager of the Fairfield Inn and Suites New Orleans, scheduled to complete renovations in early summer.
True North Hotel Group awarded the Residence Inn by Marriott, Nashua, N.H., and General Manager Jennifer Brooks its 2015 “Truest North” award based on exceptional scores for operations, financial performance, guest service delivery and participation in community participation.
Bardessono Hotel & Spa, Yountville, Calif., named Nanci Sherman as general manager.
Paul Wade became the executive chef at The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort, Vail, Colo.
Robert Mandelbaum, research information services director for CBRE Hotels Americas Research, became 2016 president of the Cornell Hotel Society, the alumni association for Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
Victor Freeman became manager of the New York Hilton Midtown.
The Gansevoort Hotel Group named Gemma Keating as corporate sales director.
Vincent Vienne became managing director of the Quin Hotel, New York City.
Hedy M. Varga was promoted to senior sales manager for the new UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, scheduled to open in August.
The Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego named John Yeadon as sales & marketing director.
Pina Purpero was named general manager of the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Philadelphia.
Keith Chouinard became sales & marketing director for the Hotel Viking, Newport, R.I.
Donna Paraliticci became general manager of the Embassy Suites Amarillo Downtown, Amarillo, Texas, scheduled to open in 2017.
Lydia Godfrey became sales & marketing director of the Cavalry Court and George Hotels, College Station, Texas.
Anne Cole, DHISCO vice president for content, was elected to the board of the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association.
Omni Hotels & Resorts, Dallas, announced three appointments: Mark Wykes, named vice president of hotel sales & marketing; Lesli Reynolds, named senior vice president of revenue; and Peter Strebel, named chief marketing officer and senior vice president of sales.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Milwaukee, named Kevin Karau as general manager of the Heidel House Resort & Spa, Green Lake, Wis., and Mark Fenton as general manager of the Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, Lake Geneva, Wis.