Worldhotels strengthens sales force

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SINGAPORE, 11 April 2018 – WorldHotels, a hotels distribution and marketing company, has beefed up its sales force in Asia-Pacific and the US with two senior appointments.

It has named James Koh and Ganessan Suppiah as regional vice president of hotel development, and regional vice president of sales in Asia-Pacific respectively.

Based in Singapore, James Koh has been a part of the WorldHotels family for more than 11 years.

James Koh

He started his career in corporate sales at Raffles International and Grand Hyatt Singapore, before joining WorldHotels as an account manager.

He now serves as regional vice president of hotel development Asia-Pacific.

A veteran of the hospitality industry for over 30 years, Ganessan Suppiah has served WorldHotels for over 11 years and was recently promoted to regional vice president of sales – Asia-Pacific. He leads sales strategies and initiatives in the region, from his base in Sydney, Australia.

Ganessan Suppiah

Other recent appointments outside  of the APAC region include, Tim Burke, who joins the organisation as global director, travel industry partnerships.

Currently based in Dallas, Burke was employed by Hilton Hotels for 22 years. Fernando Carranza, has been named  regional director of sales, based in Los Angeles.