Golden is Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s vice president of operations for the United Kingdom and North America. Golden previously worked as general manager of Pan Pacific London, where she oversaw the opening of Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s first U.K.-based property. Before joining Pan Pacific, Golden worked with Morgans Hotel Group as regional vice president for London, overseeing operations of St. Martins Lane, Sanderson and Mondrian London at Sea Containers.
Stanfield is managing director for Waldorf Astoria Cancun in Mexico, scheduled to open November 2022. Stanfield previously worked as general manager at Hilton Buenos Aires, during which the property was awarded national and international awards, including Argentina’s Best MICE Hotel in 2020 and the World Travel Awards in 2019 and 2020. He’s also worked in leading roles with Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista and Washington Hilton in D.C.
Moreno is country manager for AIM Spain, the local branch of AIM Group International. Before this position, Moreno was director of strategic alliances and business growth for TCD Strategy Consulting. She is author of “The Time Is Now” and has been nominated as Top 100 Most Influential Female Leaders in 2020 in Spain.
Sabrina Schroeter and Donovan Stephens
Schroeter is director of sales and marketing and Stephens is general manager for DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach in Dana Point, California.
Schroeter was director of sales for DoubleTree Irvine Spectrum in California. In her three decades of hospitality experience, she has been in roles all over California, including Hotel Karlan San Diego—a DoubleTree by Hilton, The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort & Spa, The Riviera Palm Springs, Embassy Suites LAX North, Ayres Hotel and Suites Costa Mesa and River Terrace Inn in Napa.
Before joining DoubleTree Doheny Beach, Stephens was general manager of DoubleTree Pittsburgh Downtown. Before this, he worked as general manager of Crowne Plaza Resort in Lake Placid, New York, and general manager of Hotel Alba in Tampa.
Warren is spa director of The Opus, Westchester’s The Opus Spa in White Plains, New York. Warren comes from Heyday Skincare in New York City. She has also worked with WTS International Inc. as spa director and Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas as guest experience manager.
Neal’s position as senior sales manager for ATL Airport District is a return to the organization. In 2019, Neal left ATL Airport District to work with 1600 Hospitality Group as meetings and events consultant. During his years in hospitality, he has worked with convention and visitors bureaus and hospitality organizations in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia; Kansas City, Missouri; and Cleveland. Neal is a member of the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners and Religious Conference Management Association.
Denise Harris and Jennifer Day
Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) in California has promoted two of its staff: Harris to director of operations and Day to assistant director of marketing communications.
Harris previously worked as the organization’s executive assistant, a position she held for five years. Before joining VSCC, Harris worked as vice president of membership and programs for the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau in California. She also worked as program manager for the Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce in California.
Before VSCC, Day worked with BPR Hotels, where she promoted Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection in Santa Cruz and Hi-Lo Hotel in Portland, Oregon, on social media platforms. Before this, Day planned and supervised the photography of 12 hotels and four on-site restaurants.
Goldberger is general manager for David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem. Before this role, Goldberger worked as regional general manager in Florida, where he oversaw operations of three properties in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area. Goldberger has also worked with Hyatt Centric Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as opening general manager.
Australia-born Cundle is general manager for The Peninsula Beijing. He comes from The Peninsula Bangkok, where he worked as hotel manager since October 2018. Before joining The Peninsula, he worked at The St. Regis Bangkok as hotel manager; before this, he worked at The St. Regis Singapore as director of rooms and Sheraton on the Park in Sydney.
Casper van Eldik Thieme
Van Eldik Thieme is director of sales and marketing for Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Most recently, van Eldik Thieme was director of sales, marketing and events for Grand Hyatt at SFO in San Francisco. Beyond this, van Eldik Thieme has also worked in leading positions with other Hyatt Hotels properties, including Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Grand Hyatt New York, Hyatt Regency Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa and Hyatt Regency New Orleans. He has received Sales Team of the Year award twice with Hyatt.