Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu, Hawaii, recently announced the new appointments of Brian Hunnings as resort manager and Darcie Patlidzanov as group sales manager.
As the resort manager, Hunnings is responsible for supporting the general manager in the overall management and strategic direction of the hotel.
Hunnings brings more than 25 years of hotel experience to his position including most recently, direction of hotel operations as executive assistant manager at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa.
Prior to this position, Hunnings was the area food & beverage director for Starwood Hotels & Resorts overseeing F&B operations in Hawaii and Polynesia.
In the position of group sales manager, Patlidzanov is responsible for generating small to large group business from the western and southern states, plus the Hawaii market.
With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Patlidzanov was most recently the group sales manager for Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Waikiki after transitioning from guest services and front office management. Patlidzanov was born and raised in Mililani, Oahu.