November 03, 2004

Stuart Layne has been appointed president and CEO of the Barbados Tourism Authority. He previously worked as permanent secretary in the Barbados Ministry of Tourism and International Transport.

The new Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, formed in July when the Auditorium-Coliseum-Convention Center Authority and Visit Charlotte merged, announced its first CEO. Tim Newman formerly was president of Charlotte Center City Partners, Charlotte's nonprofit business-development organization.

Prudence Solomon Inzerillo has left her post as president of South African Tourism USA; she held the position for one year. John Bateman, the organization's West Coast trade relations manager, has been named acting country manager.