Industry Update
Appointment24 October 2019

Mark Simmons

Joined Forbes Travel Guide - Asia Pacific as Senior Vice President Partner Services – Asia-Pacific

Mark Simmons

Forbes Travel Guide, a global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, has appointed Mark Simmons to the role of senior vice president, partner services - Asia-Pacific.

Based in Hong Kong and Singapore, Simmons is responsible for driving Forbes Travel Guide's strategic objectives within Asia-Pacific, which includes developing the company's support services clientele.

A British and Australian national, Simmons possesses more than 25 years of luxury hospitality experience. He has held senior-level positions for leading hospitality brands in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Previous roles include director of sales, Asia-Pacific, Accor; area managing director, Asia-Pacific, Preferred Hotel Group; vice president sales and marketing, Asia-Pacific, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts; and area sales and marketing head, Swiss-Belhotel International Asia.

Simmons was also previously owner and director of Delivering Asia, a hospitality sales and marketing company, and a member of The Delivering Group.

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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