Industry veteran Lisa Fletcher transitions from travel agent to educator to prepare the next generation of successful agents.
How the mighty have fallen. Bold billionaire bidder for Starwood and Kushner office building believed to be under arrest.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts on Monday named Oliver Bonke as president and chief operating officer effective Sept. 1, replacing acting president Rao Madhu.
Bonke will be based at the company’s headquarters in Hong Kong, reporting to CEO Lim Beng Chee. He will oversee the group’s executive vice presidents responsible for regional hotel operations, as well as the operational division heads of food and beverage, sales, marketing, rooms, engineering, security and quality improvement.
Bonke has been COO of Loews Hotels & Co. since January 2016, and also chief commercial officer for InterContinental Hotels Group in the Americas and senior vice president of sales and marketing at Starwood, where he spent more than two decades.
Shangri-La operates 95 hotels in 22 countries under the Shangri-La, Kerry, Hotel Jen and Traders brands.
A common scam involves a call from what is apparently the hotel front desk asking for your credit card number confirmation. When the number they claim to have is confirmed wrong, they request the correct number.
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2. Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong
3. Zurich Airport, Switzerland
4. Hamad International Airport, Doha
5. Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Travel Coordinator, Park View Travel
Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Position Type: Full-Time Employee
One of southern California’s highest volume luxury travel agencies has an immediate opening for an entry-level travel coordinator to provide hands on travel support to managers and other agents, book various elements of travel using GDS and working directly with vendors/suppliers and organize and compile complex itineraries. The position offers a competitive salary, a benefits package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation and 401K, and travel benefits.