Partnership Travel Consulting has added a strategic partner in India, Suresh Makhija, chief strategist with W2H Consulting in Mumbai. He has experience on the TMC side, as well as an airline background with Jet Airways. Prior to entering the travel industry, Makhija had 20 years of experience in advertising, journalism and vocational training.

Charlestowne Hotels announced the promotion of Maxwell Spangler to the newly formed role of corporate technology and systems manager. He brings seven years of hospitality experience to the position, with the majority of his career spent working in front-of-house and corporate positions within the company’s portfolio. He was most recently corporate operations manager.