Guoman & Thistle Hotels has appointed two sales heads to take control of sales for all 38 properties within its portfolios across the world. James Enright joins as vice-president of US sales, based in Washington DC.
He has held positions with destination management company PRA and Forte Hotels, and returns to represent the group, having previously held a sales role with the company in the USA.
Meanwhile, Monika Krauthahn joins as director of sales for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Krauthahn has held sales director and business development roles for the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg and Hilton International, as well as her experience advising hospitality clients, including: IMC Group, MacDonald Hotels & Resorts, Six Senses Hotels & Resorts in Asia and Grand Heritage Hotels UK, as owner and chief executive of her own sales and marketing consultancy, Krauthahn Consulting.