Takuya Kishi Named General Manager for the Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Hailing from Kobe city in Japan’s Kansai region, Takuya brings a wealth of experience to his new role, including more than twenty years with Four Seasons – a tenure that has spanned the globe from New York and San Francisco, to the Maldives, Langkawi and Tokyo. Most recently, he served as General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi.

Accor Names Patrick Mendes As Group Chief Commercial Officer and Restructures His Division

After working in consultancy and the tourism industry in the United Kingdom and then Southern Europe, Patrick was involved in the development of Edenred before joining Accor Group in 2005 to head Global Sales. Promoted to COO Luxury and Midscale Brands in South America in 2011, he was promoted to CEO South America in 2015, and joined the Executive Committee in early 2017.