Phil Hannes has been named senior director of international marketing for the San Diego Tourism Authority. A 28-year veteran of the hospitality industry, Hannes was most recently Director of Tourism Development at Visit Anaheim, a position he held for 20 years. Hannes’ previous positions include director of sales and marketing at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center in Buena Park, CA and director of sales at the Doubletree Club Hotel and Comfort Inn & Suites, both in Santa Ana,
Oliver Dörschuck will leave his job as chief operating officer—the de facto No. 2 position—of Tui Germany at the end of December in order to take up a “new challenge” elsewhere. It is unclear whether he will remain in the travel industry or not. He is currently responsible for TUI’s entire tourism program. He has been with TUI Germany for 14 years and a member of the management board since 2012.
Marek Andryszak, the new number two at TUI Germany, starting January 1, 2017, will be Marek Andryszak, the former TUI Poland chief who took over as CEO at the group’s German last-minute holidays specialist L’Tur only this summer and is currently restructuring the company.
Roseworks Marketing principal Rosemarie Reyes has announced the addition two senior tourism experts: Véronique Hennebelle (left), based in Brussels Belgium, and Shoshana Puccia (right), based Pasadena CA. Based in Paris, Roseworks specializes in tourism and entertainment marketing. Hennebelle, based in Belgium, bring over 50 years of experience as tour operators in New York as well as tourism marketing professionals. Puccia rounds out the team with experience on the tourism supplier side, having worked with shopping centers and cultural institutions such as The Getty Museum, Beverly Center and Universal Studios Hollywood. Hennebelle started her career managing the No. 1 French Tour Operator, Nouvelles Frontières, in its New York office for 10 years
Rogério Guerra is the new commercial director for Gol Airlines. He replaces Fabio Mader, who returned to CVC to take over the International Products board. Guerra has more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications, having worked in companies such as Claro and GVT.