JetBlue has promoted Dave Clark to the post of vice president, sales and revenue management. Clark was previously vice president of network planning and reports to executive vice president, commercial and planning, Marty St. George. Clark joined JetBlue in 2009 from The Boston Consulting Group as director of schedule planning.
Scoot, the budget carrier that connects Australians to other points in the world from Asia/Pacific region, has appointed Jared Simcox as its new general manager, Australia, as a replacement of its previous general manager Dennis Basham, who left the airline in early December to join Back-Roads Touring Company, a Brisbane-based tour operator business. Simcox, who moved to Australia from New Zealand in 2012, worked briefly at Curry Aviation and was most recently wholesale travel manager at Groupon ANZ.
Tahnee Perry has left her role at Northstar Travel Group to become vice president of marketing at San Francisco-based Deem, a mobile and cloud technology provider for the business travel industry. At Northstar, she was group and strategic leader for marketing of Northstar Travel Group brands including Phocuswright, Travel Weekly, Travel Weekly Asia, Travel Weekly China and TravelAge West.
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau has named Dave Beachnau senior vice president of sales. Beachnau, 54, whose new role is a newly created position, has been with the bureau for 24 years. He has served as executive director for the Detroit Sports Commission since 2001. He also helped with the commission’s creation and rebranding.
E-HTL Viagens Online, one of the Brazil’s top car rental and hotel brokers, has appointed Carlos Brito to its team of sales executives. Brito has more than 17 years of experience in the industry. Previously he worked in companies such as VASP, Flytour Viagens, TAM Linhas Aéreas and LAN Airlines.
Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau has expanded its sales department with the recent hire of national sales manager, Tamara Whiting. A veteran of the industry since 2000, Whiting comes to Cincinnati USA from VisitPittsburgh where she was national sales director.
The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced that it’s appointed tourism agency Atlantic Link to represent Philadelphia in the Danish city of Copenhagen in hopes of expanding international tourism to and from the Nordic region. The opening is part of an ongoing effort to promote international tourism in Philadelphia. The Copenhagen office will be the city’s seventh international location, along with locations in China, India, Italy, France, Germany and the UK. For more information, contact: [email protected].