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.