InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced three new senior appointments across the Mena region. Bastien Blanc (left) has been appointed as the vice-president operations-Middle East. Based in IHG’s office in Dubai, Blanc will be responsible for leading the operations across GCC countries and Levant. Nicolas Craninx has been appointed as director, hotel performance support – Africa. Matthew Tripolone (right), currently the head of development, Australasia, IHG, has assumed the role of vice-president, development, Middle East and Africa. Tripolone helped build a strong pipeline for IHG in the region and played a key role in securing growth of new brands into the region.
TTN is the most established trade publication in the Middle East distributed on a controlled circulation basis to members of the travel and tourism industry.
Published monthly by Al Hilal Publishing and Marketing Group, the region’s foremost trade publisher, TTN is aimed at professionals in the industry, from travel agents to airline and hotel personnel.
TTN provides in-depth and extensive coverage of relevant issues in the Middle East and North Africa as well as in other parts of the world. Travel related news, analysis, and new appointments together with information on up-coming exhibitions, marketing and promotional campaigns are presented in an innovative and striking colour tabloid.
Every issue also contains a collation of international and regional news and topical features of interest to readers.