Tracey Ractliffe has been appointed Sales Director for Menzies Hotels, the 16 strong collection of hotels across the UK, Ractliffe will be responsible for driving sales across the portfolio of hotels, from the historic Menzies Welcombe Hotel Spa and Golf Club to city centre properties including Menzies Glasgow Hotel
Ractliffe joins from Heythrop Park Resort where she was Director of Sales & Revenue and responsible for launching the £50m Crowne Plaza and overseeing the hotel’s position as a leader in the meetings and event market. Prior to this she worked at Principal Haley as Group Director of Sales Development.
The appointment comes as the company begins to roll out an extensive refurbishment programme that includes its conference and event spaces. Based from the group’s Derby head office, she will oversee increasing the revenues and enquiries for all sectors, particularly meetings and events and corporate and leisure accommodation.
Tracey Ractliffe, Sales Director said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for me to drive awareness and business into Menzies Hotels. The groups hotels are in great locations and offer excellent service levels with great facilities, I am delighted to be able to drive the awareness of these forward, not just as individuals in their own right, but under the Menzies Hotels banner”.
Tim Penter, Chief Executive said: “Tracey brings a wealth of experience to Menzies Hotels; a proven record in the hotel sector and a strong understanding of the Meeting & Events market which is a key for the group going forward. We are delighted to have a well respected and known sales professional join us we enter an exciting time in the company’s development”.