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Trinidad Tourism Has a New CEO

 Trinidad Tourism Limited has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The destination marketing company has named Kurtis Rudd to the role.  Rudd, a longtime marketing veteran, began his tenure on Sept. 20.  “I …

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Port St Maarten Has a New CEO

 Cruise and shipping industry veteran Alexander Gumbs is now the Chief Executive Officer of the Port St Maarten Group, charged with leading one of the region’s top cruise destinations.  Gumbs’s track record made him the ideal choice to lead one of the generators …

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Southwest Airlines Names Next CEO

 Southwest Airlines has announced its next chief executive officer. The company’s current CEO, Gary Kelly, has announced plans to relinquish his title as CEO in early 2022. When that happens, current Executive Vice President of Corporate Services Bob Jordan will …

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 Marriott International has named its new chief executive officer following the passing of former CEO Arne Sorenson.  The company has tapped Anthony “Tony” Capuano to the role effective immediately.  Capuano, who has joined the company’s board of directors, had previously …

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 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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 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 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 …