We hear that Capella Ixtapa has made two key team additions: Eliezer Quinones ([email protected]) as general manager and Sergio Alvarez ([email protected]) as director of sales and marketing. Quinones most recently was hotel manager of Capella Pedregal, while Alvarez managed the pre-opening sales for the Sunset Plaza Beach Resort and Spa in Puerto Vallarta.
Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet is welcoming back an old face to the hotel as its new general manager: Félix Murillo ([email protected]), who helped open the property back in 1996. Murillo most recently was hotel manager of Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus. He has been with Four Seasons since 1993 and has worked in cities such as London, Chicago and Buenos Aires.
The Pierre has appointed Julian Alden ([email protected]) director of sales. For 10 years, Alden was with The St. Regis New York: eight years as director of international sales, responsible for implementing global sales and marketing initiatives, then becoming associate director of sales, overseeing price planning and market segmentation.