Topic: Technology Professional
The appointments included new C-suite leaders at IHG, Marriott International and Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas.
As the function of the director of sales and marketing continues to evolve, hoteliers and operators need to adapt to stay competitive.
Vikas Bhalla will report directly to president/CEO Patrick Pacious and oversee the corporate strategy, business transformation and data analytics teams.
The appointments include a new chief information officer and VPs at both the regional and global levels.
The company's president, Joshua Bergen, stresses the importance of education in ensuring data security.
Coming from a long career outside of hotels, Noelle Eder joined Hilton last year as EVP and chief information and digital officer.
Integration into built-in furniture like headboards, night stands or lobby seating is possible.
Most recently, Christian Cooper served as regional director of IT for Highgate, a real-estate-investment and hospitality-management company in New York.
He will be responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of all information technology.