Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:
Hotel Teatro in Denver has appointed Afsi Bird general manager. Bird previously was general manager of Denver’s Oxford Hotel.
Alper Can Bulcum has been appointed general manager of Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence and Ramada Sharjah in Dubai. Bulcum most recently was general manager of the Wyndham Istanbul Kalamis Marina.
Outrigger Enterprises Group, Honolulu, has appointed Pam Cabrera director of sales and marketing for the company’s condominium resort division. Cabrera was most recently general manager of the Outrigger Luana Waikiki.
Saul Castillo has been named general manager of the Comfort Inn on Wild Avenue in Staten Island, New York. Castillo most recently was director of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Kennedy Airport in Queens, New York.
Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport North Terminal has appointed Simon Fordham general manager. Fordham previously was general manager of Hampton by Hilton Exeter International Airport.
Philipp Frickhinger has been named general manager of The Sukosol Bangkok. Frickhinger most recently was the hotel’s resident manager.
Nora Gomez has been named general manager of the Westport Inn in Westport, Connecticut. Gomez previously was assistant general manager of the Hampton Inn in Shelton, Connecticut.
Dieter Hissin has been appointed general manager of Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California. Hissin previously was general manager of the Balboa Bay Resort.
Markus Iseli has been named general manager of the Chedi Muscat on the Gulf of Oman. Iseli most recently managed the pre-opening and soft opening of the Palazzo Parigi in Milan, Italy.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Minneapolis, has appointed Chris Ivy chief development officer in the Americas. Ivy most recently was executive vice president, acquisitions and development, for Interstate Hotels and Resorts.
Benchmark Hospitality International, Houston, has appointed Erik Johnson vice president, owner advisory group. Johnson was previously managing principal of North Point Advisors.
Sage Hospitality, Denver, has named Jan Lucas regional vice president of its select service division. Lucas most recently was general manager of the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek.
Sangkom Nasuan has been appointed director of sales and marketing at Ambassador Hotel Bangkok. Nasuan previously was executive assistant manager (sales and marketing) at Indra Regent Hotel.
CSM Lodging, Minneapolis, has named Robert Payne regional sales director. Payne was previously director of sales and marketing for The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel.
The JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek has named Dave Pease general manager. Pease most recently was general manager of the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort.
Darren Shaw has been promoted to area general manager of Centara Grand Phuket Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Villas Phuket. Shaw previously was general manager of Centara Karon Resort Phuket.
Ekrem Tercanoglu has been named food and beverage director at Four Seasons Resorts Lanai in Hawaii. Tercanoglu most recently was director of food & beverage at the Grand Del Mar in Southern California.