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Marriott Mourns CEO Arne Sorenson

 Marriott has announced the passing of longtime President and CEO Arne Sorenson.  Sorenson had been diagnosed last year with pancreatic cancer.  Sorenson was just the third CEO in the history of the company, a role in which he had served …

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Bermuda Tourism Launches Global CEO Search

 The Bermuda Tourism Authority has kicked off a global search for the organization’s new chief executive officer.  Interim CEO Glenn Jones is currently serving in the role, following the resignation of former CEO Kevin Dallas last year.  “A global CEO …

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Radisson Hotel Group Names New CEO for Americas

 Radisson Hotel Group has named Jim Alderman as its new chief executive officer for the Americas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Minnesota-based company has more than 680 hotel properties across its portfolio in the wider Americas region.  “Jim is a …

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 The chief executive officer of the Bermuda Tourism Authority has resigned, the BTA said in a statement.  Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas’ departure takes effect Feb. 26.  In a statement, the BTA said its senior executive team would carry …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport has a new chief executive officer. The airport has tapped Joost Meijs as its new top executive, succeeding James Fazio, who had been serving in the role since 2014. Meijs …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer. The air carrier has appointed Shai Weiss as its new CEO; Weiss has been serving as the airline’s chief commercial officer. “On behalf …

 InterContinental Hotels Group has named a new CEO, following the retirement of Richard Solomons. Solomons has been succeeded by Keith Barr, a member of IHG’s executive committee who has spent nearly 17 years with the company. Barr will take up …

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 By Alexander Britell LIAT CEO David Evans has resigned. The British aviation executive’s resignation was accepted by the Board of Directors of LIAT on Wednesday, the company announced in a statement. “The Board of Directors thanks Mr. Evans for his …

 Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson is retiring, the company announced on Wednesday. CEO Richard H. Anderson has chosen to retire effective May 2, 2016, when he will be elevated to executive chairman of the Delta Air Lines Board of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines CEO Michael DiLollo has resigned, the Trinidad-based carrier announced on Thursday. DiLollo’s resignation was due to “personal reasons,” the company said in a statement. “This has received the approval of the board of …

 The Dutch Caribbean’s tourism hub is growing. Quickly. By the Caribbean Journal staff Plainly, tourism in Aruba is booming. The island saw a 16.2 percent increase in stayover visitor arrivals in the first half of 2015, making it the Caribbean’s …

 By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor Women Less than 5% of CEOs & 50 to 100 years for parity In its Jan. 2015 report, the International Labour Organization (ILO) announces a gaining momentum of women in business and management across the …

 Above: an Avianca plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Avianca and Air India have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at future collaboration between the two carriers. The primary aim of the memorandum is a future codeshare agreement. The signing …

 Above: Carnival Dream By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill is retiring, the company announced Thursday. Cahill will be retiring effective Nov. 30, following two decades of service at the company. He has served as CEO …

 Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue Airways has named a new Chief Executive Officer. The company announced Friday that Robin Hayes, the company’s current president, would succeed current CEO Dave Barger beginning Feb. 16, 2015. Barger …

 By David EvansOp-Ed Contributor BOTH THE history and the current reality of Caribbean aviation can be characterised by a consistent failure over the last 50 years to provide an efficient  air transportation system that meets the needs of the 40 …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina and Edrington CEO Ian Curle By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina met this week with Ian Curle, Chief Executive Officer of Scotland’s The Edrington Group. Edrington owns approximately 60 percent …

 Above: a LIAT plane By Alexander Britell Caribbean air carrier LIAT has appointed David Evans as its new Chief Executive Officer, the company’s Board of Directors announced Monday. Evans, a native of the United Kingdom, takes over for Julie Reifer-Jones, …