People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

Reto Borer has been named director, food and beverage at Fairmont Beijing. Borer joined Fairmont Beijing in 2010 as executive chef.

Leslie Caldwell has been appointed director of sales and marketing for The Benson Hotel, a Coast Hotel – Portland in Oregon. Caldwell’s previous experience includes stints as director of group sales for Mount Bachelor Village Resort in Bend, Oregon, and director of sales and marketing for Ocean View Resort in Seaside, Oregon.

The Omni Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, has appointed Robert Clarke director of food and beverage. Clarke most recently was director of food and beverage at Belterra Casino, Resort & Spa in Florence, Indiana.

The Setai South Beach has appointed Jorge Collazo director of sales and marketing. Collazo most recently was director of sales and marketing at Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa Miami Beach.

Cinda Culton has been named director of sales and marketing at Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa in Moab, Utah. Culton was most recently director of sales and marketing for Chateau on the Lake in Branson, Missouri.

Leonard Czarnecki has joined the Fairmont Hamilton Princess, Bermuda, as general manager. Czarnecki most recently was acting general manager at the Fairmont Pittsburgh.

Park Hyatt Washington has appointed Andrew Davidson general manager. Davidson most recently was general manager of the Grand Hyatt DFW in Texas.

Fairmont Le Château Montebello, Quebec, has appointed Genevieve Dumas general manager. She most recently was general manager at Marriott Residence Inn & Hilton Homewood Suites, Mont Tremblant.

Adrian Ellis has been named general manager of the Fairmont Baku, Azerbaijan. Ellis was most recently the general manager at the Corinthia Hotel Budapest, Hungary.

Henning Fries has been appointed regional vice president, U.A.E., and general manager, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi. Fries recently rejoined Fairmont as general manger, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.

Riviera Palm Springs in Palm Springs, California, has appointed Michael Islava director of sales and marketing. Islava most recently was director of sales and marketing at Lakeway Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas.

TradeWinds Island Resorts has promoted Travis Johnson to vice president of marketing. Johnson most recently served as general manager for the TradeWinds Sandpiper Suites.

Denis Lartigue has joined Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel as executive chef. Lartigue most recently was executive chef at the Conrad International, Bangkok.

Farimont Dubai has appointed Michael Moecking general manager. Moecking most recently was area general manager Germany, Swissôtel Berlin.

Houston-based Benchmark Hospitality International has named Michael O’Neil director of corporate accounting. O’Neil most recently served as controller for the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel.

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino in Sint Maarten has appointed Armando Pizzuti general manager. Pizzuti previously served in high-ranking positions for major hotel chains in Montego Bay, Jamaica and Antigua.

Tamara Quinn has been named director, food and beverage, Fairmont Zimbali Resort & Fairmont Zimbali Lodge, South Africa. Quinn brings more than 10 years of hospitality experience to the position. 

Zachary Schwarting has been appointed director of sales for Hampton Inn Hartford-Airport in Windsor, Connecticut. Schwarting joins the hotel from Hampton Inn Coventry, where he most recently was a front desk supervisor.

Martin Van Kan has been named general manager, Fairmont Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Van Kan has worked in South Korea, Indonesia, Nepal and China in more than 25 years in the hospitality industry.

Arnoud Zaalberg has been named general manager at Le Meridien Lav Split in Split, Croatia. Zaalberg previously was general manager of Sheraton Tirana.

Malcolm Zancanaro has been appointed general manager at Grand Hyatt Beijing. Zancanaro most recently was general manager at Hyatt Regency Qingdao.