Chirnside joins Rocco Forte sales team

Rocco Forte’s The Balmoral has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of
Linda Chirnside as the hotel’s Conference and Incentive Sales Manager. Linda will be responsible for the Conference and Incentive sector and will focus on
bringing in new business and relationship building between The Balmoral, The Rocco
Forte Collection and UK and international C&I agents. She will also look after the
Scottish and local Edinburgh markets.  Linda is currently representing The Balmoral
on The Rocco Forte Collection’s annual C&I road-show in which the corporate team
visits cities throughout England.

Linda brings a wealth of sales and events experience to The Balmoral. Having worked
for three years as Corporate Event Sales Manager at the leading Edinburgh venue -
“Our Dynamic Earth”, she has built up great relationships with key contacts in the
industry.  Linda has worked with top clients including The British Council, The
Scottish Government and various blue chip companies on conferences, gala dinners,
product launches and a number of innovative events. Linda also has experience of
working within the luxury tourism sector in Scotland as Business Manager for an
inbound tour operator specialising in high-end Russian and US markets. 

Linda said: “‘I am thrilled to have joined The Balmoral’s sales team and look
forward to strengthening our existing Conference and Incentive business, as well as
introducing new clients to Edinburgh’s leading luxury hotel.”

Commenting on Linda’s appointment, Ivan Artolli, General Manager at The Balmoral
added: “The sales team are integral to The Balmoral’s continued success, and I am
delighted to welcome Linda to our team.”