What's Going in the Travel Industry?

Mandarin Oriental, Paris named Philippe Leboeuf general manager. The hotel is slated to open mid-2011.He comes to MOHG from Claridge’s in London, where he was general manager since 2007. He’s also been managing director of ParisCrillon Hotel.
www.mandarinoriental.com

Tauck Tours has a new Roman Holiday program, which will be hosted by members of the Tauck family, including CEO Dan Mahar. The itinerary includes six days of one-of-a-kind private experiences from fashion shows to operatic performances, including an evening in the Vatican, dinner inside a Vatican Museum gallery and a private guided tour of the museums and Sistine Chapel. Departures are October 21 and 26.
www.tauck.com

Banyan Tree has revamped its “XTC” recognition program, which rewards top-producing travel consultants. The program allows travel advisors to report their own sales, booked via the  GDS, directly with the hotel or through a tour operator. www.banyantree.com/xtc

Viceroy Hotel Group named Wesley Woolard (travel[email protected]royhotelgroup.com) travel agent coordinator. Woolard has been with Viceroy sales team since 2006.
www.viceroyhotelgroup.com

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