May 28, 2020

Hospitality / Travel / Leisure / Recreation

Florida International University, Miami

Michael Cheng has been appointed dean of Florida International University's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. Cheng has served as interim dean of the Chaplin School since December 2017. Under Cheng's tenure, the four-year graduation rate increased, graduate wages increased, and the school is now ranked Top 50 in the QS World Rankings 2019. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2020

OZ, Fort Lauderdale

Florida-based digital consulting company, OZ, promotes Ric Cavieres to President, reflecting a successful year of growth following the company's strategic shift in vision to provide transformative customer experience (CX) services and solutions. OZ, in the center of the travel and hospitality industry, has many of the world's top cruise lines and hotel chains as clients. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, Boca Raton

Bluegreen Vacations Corporation has announced the appointment of Dusty as Chief Sales Officer. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2019

Hard Rock International, Hollywood

Hard Rock International has announced the appointment of David Pellow to Senior Vice President of Company Cafe Operations. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2019

Timbers Resorts, Winter Park

Timbers Resorts has announced the Sean McLaughlin as the company's new Chief Financial Officer. Read more »
Published on 6/5/2019

AvYachts, Fort Lauderdale

AvYachts, the elite provider of fractional luxury mega yacht ownership, has named William C. Davies, Jr. as CEO. Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

Wyndham Destinations, Orlando

Wyndham Destinations has announced the appointment of Olivier Chavy as President, RCI Exchanges. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2019

Bluegreen Vacations Corp., Boca Raton

Bluegreen Vacations Corp. (NYSE: BXG) named Kathy Foster SVP of Business Development & Innovation and appointed to the Executive Committee. Foster will oversee construction/development, fee-based services client management, program development, inventory/project management, business process improvement, HOA billing and receivables, and Bluegreen Vacations Club Manager. Read more »
Published on 1/7/2019

Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, Boca Raton

Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, a vacation ownership company, has named Jorge de la Osa as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer. Mr. de la Osa will serve as chief counsel and advisor to the company's Board of Directors and executive leadership team and oversee the company's day to day legal operations and compliance program. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2018

Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, Boca Raton

Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, a leading vacation ownership company, announced that it has named Justin Taylor as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Taylor will oversee all aspects of Human Resources for its corporate, retail and resort operations, including talent acquisition, learning and development, rewards and talent management. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2018

Hard Rock International, Hollywood

Hard Rock International announces the promotion of Jeffrey Hook as executive vice president of development and marketing. Read more »
Published on 2/5/2018

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando

With nearly three decades of leadership in the hospitality industry, Paul Joseph has been appointed to general manager of Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. Most recently as general manager of Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Joseph brings focus and passion to customer satisfaction, authentic hospitality and efficient operations for optimal guest experience at the iconic Orlando resort. Read more »
Published on 1/30/2018

Westgate Resorts, Orlando

Jared Saft has been named Chief Business Officer of Westgate Resorts. Saft previously served as Senior Vice President and has been with Westgate Resorts for more than 11 years. In... Read more »
Published on 12/19/2017

Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton

Matthew Linderman has been hired CEO and general manager of Boca West Country Club. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2017

Hard Rock International, Orlando

Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world's most-recognizable and iconic brands – has appointed Antonio Bautista as Senior Vice President of Company Cafe Operations. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

Experience Kissimmee, Kissimmee

President and CEO D.T. Minich and Experience Kissimmee were recently named U.S. Travel Association's 2017 Grassroots Travel Champion. This annual award is presented to one travel organization for exhibiting leadership in grassroots advocacy and community outreach. Minich and Experience Kissimmee won for efforts to advance travel friendly federal policies on a local level. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

VISIT FLORIDA, Tallahassee

Meagan Chiamardas, who has been with VISIT FLORIDA since 2008, served most recently as Associate Brand Director. In her new role, Chiamardas will be responsible for overseeing consumer-facing marketing programs that drive both short- and long-term goals. Read more »
Published on 3/21/2017

VISIT FLORIDA, Tallahassee

Nelson Mongiovi, who has been with VISIT FLORIDA since 2013 as Director of Marketing Operations, has been promoted to interim Chief Marketing Officer. In his new role, Mongiovi will be responsible for determining overall domestic and international marketing strategies and facilitating integration among various departments. Read more »
Published on 3/21/2017

VISIT FLORIDA, Tallahassee

Staci Mellman, a seasoned creative marketer with a proven track record of developing strategic marketing initiatives that increase awareness and brand values, has been promoted to interim Vice President, Global Brand for VISIT FLORIDA. In her new role, Mellman will lead the development of integrated marketing initiatives and long-term strategic planning. Read more »
Published on 3/21/2017

Delano South Beach, Miami

sbe has announced hospitality executive Chris Sariego is joining as Vice President and General Manager of Delano South Beach in Miami Read more »
Published on 3/7/2017

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