By Denis Sheehan MIH, Publisher, H&C News: New UK & Ireland Regional Director appointed at Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
Preferred Hotels & Resorts has today announced Rachel Louis, based in London, as Regional Director of UK & Ireland. Louis will report to Brenda Collin, Executive Vice President Europe.
Brenda Collin said of the news: “We are thrilled to welcome Rachel as the newest member of our team in the UK and Ireland. Her expertise in the independent hotel space is long-established and will help us to develop our regional presence while strengthening and expanding partnerships with existing member hotels.”
In her new position, Rachel Louis will focus on the retention and expansion of the brand’s UK and Ireland portfolio, which currently consists of 31 member hotels, resorts, and residences.
Prior to joining Preferred, for the last nine years, Rachel founded and operated a commercial hotel consultancy, extending sales representation services to independent, family-owned hotels.
A highly experienced, commercial, sales and marketing specialist, she previously led teams at several luxury properties across London including The Dorchester, InterContinental London Park Lane, and Maybourne Hotel Group. Other career highlights include strategic consultancy roles at Bulgari Hotel London and The Zetter Group.