SOURCE: Hospitality Marketing Concepts

December 11, 2007 22:15 ET

HMC Promotes Asia Pacific Executive

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - December 11, 2007) - HMC (Hospitality Marketing Concepts), the leading solution provider of loyalty membership programs, has announced the promotion of Stuart McAusland to Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific.

Stuart McAusland has been with HMC for 7 years. He was first assigned from the U.S. corporate head office to assume the position of Acting General Manager for Asia Pacific in June 2005, a role which was made permanent in November 2005. Mr. McAusland was credited with the stability and growth of HMC's Asia Pacific region, which culminated in the expansion and relocation of the company's regional head office in Shanghai last September. As Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific, Mr. McAusland is responsible for all operation, business development and support functions.

"2007 marks HMC's 14th anniversary in China. We are very proud of our accomplishments in and commitments to China as well as the Asia Pacific region," said Mokhtar Ramadan, CEO for Hospitality Marketing Concepts. "Asia Pacific is an important market for HMC as a global company, and it is one that has continued to show tremendous growth potential over the past decade. It is an exciting time for HMC in Asia, and Stuart has demonstrated his readiness to lead his team and the region through this period of growth."

"HMC has developed and implemented thousands of successful hotel membership programs over the past nineteen years at upscale hotels in Asia and around the world. HMC is truly the leader in the industry," said Stuart McAusland. "This is both a tremendous opportunity and responsibility that I am honored to undertake. We have the local knowledge, global experience, and the technological expertise to ensure hotels secure a long-term, qualified membership base which fosters strong customer loyalty. I am committed to bringing HMC's knowledge and resources to even more hotel clients in Asia Pacific."

Mr. McAusland is a Certified General Accountant, and lives in Shanghai with his wife and two children.


Headquartered in Newport Beach, Southern California, HMC is the leading provider of travel industry paid consumer membership and database management programs. HMC provides services to more than 1,000 full-service hotels worldwide. A selection of clients includes InterContinental, Hilton, Le Meridien, Starwood, Ritz, Shangri-La, Mandarin Oriental, Husa, Orbis, Raffles and Swissotel. HMC is a global company with offices in more than 50 countries including Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Poland, Portugal, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, UAE, Egypt, Venezuela, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom and United States. More information about HMC may be found on the company's website or by contacting Peter Gorla, Vice President of Marketing at 949-833-8000 Ext. 218 or via email at

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