Hoar Cross Hall strengthens sales and marketing team Katie Whitby and Rachel Bestwick join senior team.
Hoar Cross Hall is delighted to announce that Katie Whitby has joined the team as sales and marketing director and will lead the hotel’s commercial activities and brand awareness during an ambitious capital investment phase. She joins from Principal Hotel Company and brings extensive sales and marketing experience having also worked for Rudding Park and QHotels.
Katie will oversee the continued development of new business sectors to coincide with the refurbishment of 60 bedrooms and the launch of small meeting spaces at the hotel. Katie will also oversee newly recruited Rachel Bestwick who joins from Hallmark Hotels as marketing executive.
Katie Whitby said, “This fabulous estate has been on my radar for some years and I’m thrilled to be working with the team as we embark on the next chapter in the Hall’s history. We’ve been investing significant time in researching and creating new experiences that will not only appeal to our regular guests, but will encourage new audiences to enjoy the numerous facilities Hoar Cross Hall has to offer.”
Adrian Pickard, managing director of Hoar Cross Hall added, “These are exciting times for Hoar Cross Hall as we develop the future legacy of the Hall as one of the UK’s great destinations for hospitality. Katie brings with her a wealth of sales and marketing experience, which will be incredibly beneficial as we progress through our ambitious capital investment project. We are thrilled to have her onboard and look forward to her positive contribution to growing the business.”