This year CHIC will be hosted in one of the most rapidly developing areas in the Caribbean, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The event aims to be a relaxed convention with the primary goal of allowing the media to meet the hoteliers. The event will be hosted at the BÌÁvaro Convention Center which is one of the largest convention centers in the Caribbean and Latin American area. Host hotels include the Paradisus Punta Cana, part of the Sol Melia group. Caribbean-Weekly spoke to Emanuel Schreibmaier, VP Sales & Marketing Sol MeliÌÁ Hotels & Resorts Americas Division about his company, the future of the Caribbean and Fishing!
Andrew J. Economon is the newly appointed Area Director for Greece and Cyprus for Sol Melia. Most recently, Economon worked for Grecotel in Greece, and has worked with Westin Hotels and Resorts, and Omni Hotels in the United States.
Hervé Imbert has recently been appointed Director of Information Systems for the Spanish hotel management company Sol Meliá, replacing Miguel Payeras after his promotion to Director of the Company’s Asia-Pacific Division.