Ian Di Tullio Joins Minor Hotels as Chief Commercial Officer

Posted in News, People on 11 July, 2023

Minor Hotels has announced the appointment of Ian Di Tullio PhD as the company’s new Chief Commercial Officer, effective from June 2023.

He joins the Bangkok-based group from his most recent position as Chief Commercial Officer Europe at Accor, where he led the commercial management and marketing efforts for Europe & North Africa across a portfolio of nearly 3,000 hotels ranging from economy to luxury and management to franchise operating models.

On top of his proven record in driving commercial success, Di Tullio brings to Minor Hotels a deep expertise in loyalty, analytics, customer engagement and digital, having overseen groundbreaking innovations in customer loyalty, digital marketing and distribution during previous roles at Accor, Qatar Airways and Air Canada.

He has extensive global management experience with large multinational organisations and a proven track record managing multi-cultural teams at senior levels in travel & hospitality, aviation, consulting, retail and media entities across three continents.

Di Tullio earned his PhD in Marketing from Cranfield University in the UK. He also holds an executive MBA from Queen’s University in Canada, and has pursued executive education in Marketing Analytics from The Wharton School. The Canadian national is a guest lecturer at many universities, speaks frequently at commercial, digital, loyalty, analytics and customer engagement events worldwide, and is fluent in English, French and Italian.

Commenting on the appointment, Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotels and Group CEO of Minor International, said, “I am thrilled to welcome Ian Di Tullio to the Minor Hotels family. His unwavering commitment to driving commercial success make him an invaluable addition to the executive team. We are confident that Ian will further strengthen the company’s commercial endeavours and elevate our global presence.”

About Minor Hotels
Minor Hotels is an international hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with over 530 hotels in operation. Minor Hotels passionately explores new possibilities in hospitality with a diverse portfolio of properties designed intelligently to appeal to different kinds of travellers, serving new passions as well as personal needs. Through our Anantara, Avani, Oaks, Tivoli, NH Collection, NH, nhow, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Radisson Blu and Minor International properties, Minor Hotels operates in 56 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe, South America and North America. With dynamic plans to expand existing brands and explore strategic acquisitions throughout opportunistic markets, Minor Hotels pursues a vision of a more passionate and interconnected world.


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