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Tourism Fiji has appointed home-grown digital marketing specialist Rush Pathak as Global Social Media Manager. In the new role Pathak will lead the social media strategy for the destination.
Manish Puri has been tapped by Six Senses Hotels to be General Manager for its upcoming Bali property, Six Senses Uluwatu. Puri was previously GM at Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain in China.
COMO Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Euan Blake as Regional Director of Sales for its two Maldivian resorts. Blake will be based at COMO Maalifushi on the Thaa Atoll, South of Male.
Steffan Panoho, an experienced tourism leader has been appointed as Head of Tourism at Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development. Panoho will commence his position on 30 Oct.
Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central has named Saurabh Bakshi as General Manager of Operations. Bakshi will report to Janet McNab, MD of Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel.
Wendy Harch will leave her post at Fantasea Cruising to become Managing Director of the marine division at Experience Australia Group. Harch will oversee Cruise Whitsundays and Rottnest Express and will commence her position in early Nov.
Hamilton Island has appointed Erin McKnight as Business Events Coordinator for the Business Events team. McKnight has been with the island for four years.
Aviation professional Olivia Pierre has become General Manager, Commercial and Customer Experience at Queenstown Airport. Pierre will be responsible for business activities related to aeronautical revenue.