PEOPLE Update May 15, 2018

Andrea Myers is back at HAC. Catherine McAuley joins Westin Prince as director of sales and marketing. WorldHotels announces five new additions to its executive team.


Andrea Myers is back at the Hotel Association of Canada in the role of director of programs and membership. This new
position has been created to drive the association’s new strategic focus on
membership growth and engagement, and value-added programs. A key area of focus
for Myers will be HAC’s leading Green Key Global program as it positions
itself for growth in North America. She headed up HAC’s Green Key Global program for almost five years from 2011 to 2016

With over
18 years of progressive not-for-profit experience, Myers’s recent role as a senior
communications advisor at Public Safety Canada provided her with the
opportunity to lead national public awareness campaigns. She also holds
the Certified Association Executive designation and is an active committee
volunteer with the Canadian Society of Association Executives. 

alongside the entire HAC team, are thrilled to welcome Andrea Myers back to the
Association in this new capacity,” said HAC President, Susie Grynol. Andrea
knows the industry well and brings a wealth of program and association
experience at a critical time when the association is growing and expanding its
services to members. She will be a tremendous asset.”

Didier Dolivet, general manager at The Westin Prince,
Toronto recently announced the appointment of Catherine McAuley as director of
sales and marketing for the 395-room, award-winning hotel. A career hospitality executive,
McAuley brings 25 years’ experience with Starwood Hotels and Resorts to the
job. Most recently, she was the director of sales, global business travel
for the Starwood sales organization in Toronto, where she led a team of 10
sellers across Canada and the U.S. Previously, she served as Starwood’s
global account director, and global sales and account director, business
travel. Earlier in her career, McAuley was the director of convention services
for the Sutton Place Hotel in downtown Toronto. 

David Eskander.

David Eskander.

With a continued focus on expanding its global footprint,
a global sales, marketing and distribution company servicing 350 independent
upscale and luxury hotels in 50 countries, announces five new additions to its executive
development team, including: David Eskander, regional vice-president of hotel
development, the Americas; Pablo Alcacer, senior director of hotel development,
EMEA; Abelardo (Piro) Hernandez, senior director of hotel development,
Latin America; Olav Glorvigen, director of hotel development; and Hatta Teo,
senior manager of hotel development, APAC. These new additions come in response
to increasing customer demand for more hotels in these specific regions.