Executive Travel named Whitney Holcomb as vice president of business development, responsible for the acquisition of new corporate clients, targeting midsize to large companies. She has more than 20 years of experience in the travel industry, most recently as director of operations and account management for Hess Corporate Travel.



Rosewood Hotel Group has appointed Lucy Werner to the newly created role of senior vice president of commercial and the transfer of Caroline MacDonald from the global sales and marketing team to operations as senior vice president of operations, Americas. Werner has over 20 years of global experience in business development, digital, sales and operations. She previously held leadership positions at Google, Spruce Media, adBrite and JP Morgan. MacDonald will take her position in January. With 25 years of experience in luxury hospitality, she originally joined Rosewood in 2016 as vice president of sales and marketing, Americas and Europe.


Marcus Hotels & Resorts has promoted Steve Hilton to senior vice president of operations. He previously served as managing director of the company’s Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capital District hotel. Hilton joined Marcus in 2016 at the Omaha property and served as general manager at several hotels around the country prior to that.