People on the move

Here is a roundup of people recently on the move:

The St. Regis New York has appointed Trine Ackelman director of sales and marketing. Ackelman previously served as director of sales at the hotel.

London-based St Giles Hotels has appointed Cesar Avery general manager of its two Manhattan side-by-side properties, The Tuscany and The Court. Avery most recently was general manager of the Roger Smith Hotel in New York.

Denver-based Sage Hospitality has named William Balinbin vice president of acquisitions. Balinbin was most recently a principal at Miami’s Lionhart Hotel Group.

Dominique Berhouet has been appointed general manager of Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East and Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Kowloon East, scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of this year. Berhouet most recently was the opening general manager of Crowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre.

Hotel Madeline Telluride and the Inn at Lost Creek in Telluride, Colorado, have appointed Angela Cava director of sales and marketing. Cava most recently was director of group sales at the St. Regis Aspen Resort.

Jan Chovanec has been named general manager of Swissôtel Beijing Hong Kong Macau Center. Chovanec most recently was general manager of Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy Moscow.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa in Lahaina, Hawaii, has appointed Gregory Grohowski executive chef. Grohowski most recently served as the executive chef at Hyatt Regency Irvine.

Bruce Himelstein has joined Loews Hotels, New York City, as chief marketing officer. Himelstein most recently was president of Oceania Cruises Inc.

Shawn Hoctor has been named controller for Island Hotel Newport Beach in Newport Beach, California. Hoctor was previously project manager for Burba Hotel Network in Costa Mesa, California.

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii, has named Brad Logsdon director of sales and marketing. Most recently, Logsdon served in the same capacity at the Hilton Anaheim.

San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has named Michael Mao vice president, acquisitions and development, responsible for the Northeast and Midwest. Mao formerly was vice president of acquisitions and finance for Scout Real Estate Capital in New York.

Denihan Hospitality Group, New York City, has named Thomas Mathes vice president, operations, New York. Mathes most recently served as the opening general manager for the Eventi in Manhattan.

The Fairmont Dallas has appointed Michael Musarra general manager. Musarra most recently was hotel manager of The Fairmont San Francisco.

Malcolm Rann has been appointed district director and general manager of Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted Airport. Rann most recently was district director UK North for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.

Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver has appointed Vito Romeo general manager. Romeo most recently was resident manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing.

Hotel BPM Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York, has appointed Paul Ruffino general manager. Ruffino previously was hotel director at Chateau du Sureau.

Stéphane Trycionka has joined Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière as sales and marketing director. Trycionka previously was North American sales director at Hôtel Le Bristol Paris.