the online travel booking and expense management company, has named Mike Daly as vice president sales and Matt Beck as senior director of sales operations. Both have previous long-term tenures with GetThere and Deem. Daly has also worked at United Airlines, Freebird and DVI. Beck also worked at Bain and Company, Sabre and Travelport.Travelport,
the travel technology company, has named John Elieson as COO. He had been president and CEO of Radixx International, a company that provides passenger services system technology to the airline industry and was recently acquired by Sabre. Previously, he had a 30-year career with Sabre and its former parent company, American Airlines.SergotInterContinental Hotel Group
has named Mark Sergot as vice president, global operations
and enablement. He has more than 25 years of experience with hotel sales and marketing organizations. He had previously served as chief sales officer for Associated Luxury Hotels International and spent 16 years at FRHI Hotels & Resorts.Tramada Systems,
the travel management technology company, has named Jamie Espino as senior director of product and solutions for North America. She comes to Tramada after more than 20 years in corporate travel, including roles at BCD Travel and CI Azumano Travel.GallegoInternational Airlines Group
has announced that Luis Gallego will become CEO later this year, replacing Willie Walsh, who will retire on June 30. Gallego is currently CEO of Iberia. He started his airline career in 1997 with Air Nostrum and has been CEO of Iberia since 2014.Island Hospitality Management,
a hotel management company, has promoted Gregg Forde to executive vice president and COO and Roger Pollak to executive vice president and CFO. Forde joined the company’s predecessor in 2003 after beginning his hospitality career with Marriott in 1998. Pollak joined the company’s predecessor as controller in 1995 and has held multiple positions within the company.Alaska Airlines
has promoted four executives: Sangita Woerner to senior vice president of marketing and guest experience (with the airline since 2015); Charu Jain to the new role of senior vice president of merchandising and innovation (joined the airline in 2017 as CIO); Vikram Baskaran as vice president of information technology services (joined the company in 2013); and Kyle Levine as senior vice president of legal and general counsel (previously general counsel).