Creative Leisure International has named Simon Goodall senior vice president of luxury brands and business development, replacing Frank Samson, who has left the company to pursue other interests. Goodall also will continue in his role as senior vice president of business development at World Travel Holdings, Creative Leisure's parent company, where he's worked since 2001. In his new role, Goodall will lead the company's luxury businesses, which include Creative Leisure, Villas of Distinction and Island Hideaways.
"Simon has played a critical role in many recent successes and he brings a unique wealth of experiences to the leadership of our luxury travel division," said Jeff Tolkin, co-CEO of World Travel Holdings. "I know that his strong background in sales, business development, technology, product and finance will prove to be a key catalyst of Creative Leisure's future growth." Visit http://www.creativeleisure.com. (JM)