Industry Update
Appointment10 October 2019

Pegi Amarteifio

Appointed Vice President, Global Public Relations
At Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) in London, United Kingdom

 Pegi Amarteifio

Most recently, Pegi Amarteifio worked for Small Luxury Hotels. Briefly, Forbes Travel Guide ("FTG") is the global expert on genuine Five-Star service. The company invented Five-Star and has grown into the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. It also offers tailored in-person and online training solutions, expert quality assessments and custom standards development to its luxury hospitality portfolio and other businesses that prioritize service excellence. We currently rate 1,700 hotels, restaurants and spas in over 70 countries.

Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, is the originator of the prestigious Five Star Rating system, and has provided the travel industry's most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958.
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Stuart Greif - Head of Innovation and Strategy

19 February 2020 — Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, announced today the hire of Stuart Greif. Stuart will focus on innovation and strategy for the rapidly growing company, which currently evaluates, verifies, and supports service excellence and exceptional guest experiences with luxury hospitality organizations in 73 countries.
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Mark Simmons - Senior Vice President Partner Services – Asia-Pacific

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Filip Boyen - Chief Executive Officer

26 July 2018 — Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, announced today a plan to significantly scale the company from evaluating and verifying luxury hospitality in 60 countries to 100 countries by the end of 2019.
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