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Tourism Fiji has appointed Sarah-Louise Robinson to the position of Public Relations Manager – Australia. She will commence in the role from 16 Oct, with the newly-created role seeking to further strengthen Australian media relationships with the tourism body.
Rakesh Raicar has recently taken on the role of Regional General Manager Southwest Pacific for Cathay Pacific Group. Raicar succeeds Nelson Chin in the role who has relocated back to Hong Kong to oversee the company’s Cargo Commercial Business worldwide. The soon-to-be-opened Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys has appointed its General Manager, with Winston Gong taking on the role. He was most recently in the position of Executive Assistant Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. Consulting firm Accenture has chosen Sarah Larkin to join its London office where she will be working in EMEA Travel Management, Global Travel and Events. Her previous role was as Melbourne-based Director of Consulting Services with Travelport Locomote.
Carnival Australia has announced the appointment of Nola Melamet as its new Retail Marketing Specialist. She was previously a marketing and sales executive with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, having spent a decade with The Travel Corporation.