Relais & Châteaux has announced the appointment of Kalindi Juneja to the newly-created position of international director of member services, effective immediately.
Following three years as director of member services UK & Ireland, Juneja's promotion will see her assume additional responsibility for a team of delegation directors spanning Europe, Australasia and the South Pacific, and South and Central America, as well as continuing the current drive on domestic tourism in the UK.
She will be London-based and report to Anthony Torkington, general manager for the global network of members.
Juneja said: "I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to work more closely with my international colleagues to help raise the profile of our prestigious portfolio of properties. The UK and Ireland will remain a major priority for me, and I look forward to creating more innovative strategies with our members here, to ensure we continue to give them the great recognition they deserve."
Torkington said: "We are delighted to appoint Kalindi Juneja to this new role within Relais & Châteaux. Given her extensive experience in the hospitality industry and the strength of relationships she has built across our portfolio in the three years she has been with us, she has excellent credentials to help drive even greater success for our valued members."
Created in 1954, Relais & Châteaux is an association of more than 580 independent hotels and restaurants. Among its 27 properties in the UK are Cliveden House in Taplow, Berkshire; Lympstone Manor in Exmouth, Devon; Glenapp Castle in Ballantrae, Ayrshire; and Palé Hall in Bala, Gwynedd.