Kevin O’Regan has joined Monarch Travel Group as marketing and commercial director. O’Regan will take up the role on 2 December and joins from Disney Destinations where he was head of commercial. His roles also include 14 years at TUI and time as commercial director at RTI Europe.
Mike Salva has been appointed sales manager UK & offline Europe at Arik Air. Salva has been joined by Alvaro Florez as strategic partnership manager and Stephanie Howel as international marketing and communications manager. The new team will work with travel trade suppliers.
Adam Alford has been named managing director at lowcostravelgroup for the Asia Pacific region. Alford has been based in Bangkok since 2007 and was previously working at DOTW as APAC regional sales director. He also spent more than six years at TUI Travel including Hotelbeds.
Alexandra Blum has been appointed vice president public relations at FRHI. Blum will be responsible for driving the hotel groups’ external communications and well as lead regional teams. Her experience includes time at Thomson Reuters, with Blum working with FRHI since 2004 as a consultant.
Christopher Jenner has been named creative director at Eurostar. In a newly-created role, Jenner will lead the design aspect of the train operator’s development. He presented his first studio work last year and was awarded British breakthrough talent by FX magazine.