• NCL Appoints Nicholas Lim as General Manager Sales Asia

    [29 Nov 2020]
    Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has appointed Nicholas
    Lim as General Manager Sales Asia.

    In his new role, Nicholas
    will work on maximising the cruise line’s existing sales efforts
    in the region, whilst simultaneously developing new business
    strategies to further grow NCL’s footprint in Asia.

    Nicholas joined NCL on 16 November and is based
    in the company’s Singapore office. He reports into Ben Angell,
    Vice President and Managing Director of NCL Asia Pacific.

    Prior to his appointment at NCL, Nicholas was
    President (Asia) of Trafalgar Travel and Managing Director of the
    Travel Corporation, where he played a crucial

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  • RAF Red Arrows and Breitling Give Aerobility’s Grand Auction Major Boost

    Aerobility’s Grand Auction has taken a real boost
    ahead of its conclusion on 28 November, thanks to support from the
    Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows and Breitling.

    Not only has Squadron Leader Martin Pert, Team
    Leader 2018-2020, donated one of his iconic red flying suits but Squadron Leader Tom Bould, the new Red 1 for the next three
    seasons, has joined his team pilots by signing a Breitling Avenger
    RAF Red Arrows Limited Edition watch, donated by Breitling.

    Bold, extremely robust and shock
    resistant, the Breitling Avenger has been released in partnership with
    the Royal Air Force

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  • Accor to be Majority Shareholder in New Lifestyle Venture with Ennismore

    Accor and Ennismore have entered into negotiations
    to form one of the world’s leading lifestyle operators in the
    hospitality sector.

    Through this all-share merger, a new autonomous
    and fully asset light entity will bring together a portfolio of
    brands, including The Hoxton, Gleneagles, Delano, SLS, Mondrian,
    SO/, Hyde, Mama Shelter, 25h, 21c Museum Hotels, TRIBE, JO&JOE and
    Working From_.

    The new entity will be headquartered in London and
    will take the name Ennismore.

    Sharan Pasricha, Founder and CEO of Ennismore and
    Gaurav Bhushan, CEO of the Accor Lifestyle division will become
    Co-CEOs of the combined entity, alongside an experienced, highly

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  • GHM Appoints Ilkin Ilyaszade as Vice President of Operations and Pre-Opening Services

    GHM has appointed Ilkin Ilyaszade as Vice President of
    Operations and Pre-Opening

    In his new role, Ilkin will oversee the development
    new properties such as The Chedi Aquarius Koh Chang, Thailand and The Chedi
    Khorfakkan, United Arab Emirates.

    Ilkin has substantial experience working within
    the hospitality industry in Asia Pacific.

    He opened 10 hotels and resorts across
    Asia and the Middle East for Banyan Tree and Pan Pacific over the
    past 15 years.

    He worked as resort manager of the Four
    Seasons Resort at Jimbaran Bay in Bali, Indonesia and spent eleven years with
    Banyan Tree, in Maldives, Thailand,

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  • GHM Appoints Pissawan Srisakul as Director of Technical Services

    GHM has appointed Pissawan Srisakul (Jin) as
    Director of Technical Services in charge of design.

    From her base in Bangkok, Jin will create
    sophisticated visual experiences for GHM.

    Jin’s resume includes work for the likes of Banyan
    Tree, Jumeirah and Sheraton, and she has won acclaim for a number
    of dining venues.

    For the past seven years, Jin has worked as an
    interior designer for Soho Hospitality in Bangkok.

     Her projects
    for Soho ranged from The Service 1921 Restaurant & Bar at Anantara
    in Chiang Mai to guest rooms and a lounge at a Movenpick Hotel in

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