New hires at Caribbean tourism boards and resorts: Travel Weekly

It’s time to update contact lists as destinations and properties add new positions and people to their executive rosters.

Chantelle Richardson

The Anguilla Tourist Board appointed Chantelle Richardson deputy director of tourism.

Richardson previously served the board in a variety of positions over her 15-year career in tourism and marketing. Private-sector experience included posts at Anguilla’s Malliouhana Hotel & Spa and the Viceroy Anguilla, now the Four Seasons Resort & Residences Anguilla.

Mia Lange was named chief marketing officer for the St. Kitts Tourism Authority. The position is a new one, created to strengthen the destination’s presence in key international source markets.

Mia Lange

Lange most recently served as executive director of global communications for the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism.

Marriott International appointed Brock Hochhalter as area general manager for the Dominican Republic and Haiti markets. He is based out of the Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino in Santo Domingo.

Hochhalter’s most recent position was as vice president of operations for Marriott’s Caribbean and Latin America portfolio.

Christopher Eastmond

Christopher Eastmond has been named general manager of the O2 Beach Club & Spa in Barbados, which opened last fall.

Eastmond has more than 20 years’ experience in the boutique resort and luxury private residences niche in the Caribbean and most recently served as general manager at Belle Mont Farm Resort at Kittitian Hill in St. Kitts.

Devon Liburd was appointed CEO of the Nevis Tourism Authority. Liburd had served as interim CEO since February and has been with the authority since its inception in 2001.

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