CWT has appointed John Pelant as executive vice president and CTO, effective Nov. 1. Formerly CWT’s CIO, he will oversee the continued development of CWT’s engineering and technology, innovation and IT infrastructure and operations.



GoldSpring Consulting has named Cindy Fisher as senior vice president of strategic business development. Formerly global head of CWT Meetings & Events, she will lead GoldSpring’s expansion efforts.



IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has appointed Steve Carroll as senior vice president, capital investments and transactions, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa, and Greater China.  He had been vice president, global capital investments and transactions. Before joining IHG five years ago, Carroll held positions with LaSalle Investment Management in Singapore and as investment manager for The GPT Group in Sydney.


Amadeus has named Fernando Cuesta as senior vice president, commercial, Europe, hospitality, overseeing all European countries as well as French-speaking countries in North Africa. He has spent the last 10 years at Amadeus working across a wide range of markets and areas of the business, most recently holding a duel role as senior vice president, western Europe retail travel agencies and also managing director for Spain and Portugal.