The 98-bedroom Macdonald Tickled Trout hotel by Preston has announced three new appointments within its management team. Steven Lee has joined the three-star property as general manager, after 20 years spent with the De Vere Group. Steve Jones has been named head chef, after 13 years at the Village Herons Reach in Blackpool. And Louise Hunter has been appointed sales manager with 18 years' experience in the travel and tourism, the last three of which were with Village Hotels.

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