BHMA Hotels and Resorts, an international hotel management company wholly owned by Flight Centre Travel Group, has named Jens Reichert as the company’s first chief development officer. With more than 30 years of industry experience, Reichert will oversee the expansion of BHMA’s three brands – X2, X2 Vibe and Away Resorts, mostly located across the Asia-Pacific region.

BCD Travel has named Kathy Jackson, executive vice president, global program management & Advito, as its first recipient of the BCD Travel Women of Distinction award. She has been with the company for more than 37 years, starting as a travel agent and quickly moving into leadership positions. In her current role, she is responsible for BCD’s program management team and consulting group, Advito. She is also the driving force in building BCD’s global sustainability program.