Carlson, a privately held, global hospitality and travel company, today announced that Harjit (G.T.) Dhillon has been appointed vice president of Global Travel Industry Relations for Carlson Hotels. Dhillon will report to Fredrik Korallus, executive vice president, Global Revenue Generation, Carlson Hotels.
P.G. West has been named the chairman of the Best Western International Board of Directors, according to the company. West, who has been with Best Western for three decades and served as a board director since 2007, will serve a one-year term.
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), (LON:IHG) (NYSE:IHG) (ADRs), the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, and whose roots in Venezuela can be traced to the early 1950’s, today announced the opening of the InterContinental Maracaibo. It will be IHG’s 21st InterContinental Hotels & Resorts property in Latin America and the Caribbean (19 open and two under construction).