Buxey takes up sales leadership role with Elite Hotels

Buxey takes up sales leadership role with Elite Hotels

Elite Hotels has appointed Marc Buxey as its new group sales director.

Previously director of sales with Q Hotels at Norton Park Hotel, Buxey will be overseeing the development and implementation of the group’s sales strategy across its four hotels.

The independent hotel group operates Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club in East Sussex, Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa in Bedfordshire, Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens in Hampshire and The Grand Hotel in Eastbourne.

In this role, Buxey will be responsible for the management of sales activity across all sectors of the business, with a particular focus on the MICE and corporate business travel markets.

Speaking after his appointment, Buxey said: “I’m excited to have this opportunity to transfer my skillset to a forward-thinking company, with hotels which combine fantastic locations, stunning historic buildings and outstanding service.

“Individually each hotel runs a successful events business with corporate clients around the world – my work will be to strengthen the Elite brand and enhance its reputation.”

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In addition to his past position with Q Hotels, he has worked within the sales teams of The Grand Connaught Rooms, London, The Hyatt Regency Churchill Hotel, London, and Hilton Metropole Hotel, Brighton.

Graeme Bateman, managing director of the Elite Hotel Group, said: “Marc brings a wealth of experience to the Elite Hotel Group and has the commercial expertise to help develop our MICE business across all four of our unique hotels and attract new corporate clients.

“I look forward to working closely with Marc and welcoming him to the Elite team.”