Fairmont St Andrews has hired Amanda Ellis as national account manager for the south of England.
She will be responsible for strategically growing business from the corporate and incentive markets into the resort.
Ellis commented: “It’s an exciting time to join Fairmont St Andrews, following the hotels recent investments we have a significantly new product that has already received great feedback and provides us with a hugely positive platform to build from.
“Our reputation for offering luxury accommodation, business support, knowledgeable teams, and a secluded coastal location ensures clients receive nothing but the best.”
Joining from The Gleneagles Hotel, Ellis brings extensive business acumen and relationships from key agents in the MICE markets across London and the south-west, having built more than 15 years’ experience working at some of the UK’s best known hotel groups, including Marriott and Hand Picked Hotels.
She joins an extensive and established team to develop new client relationships and continue to enhance the hotels presence as a luxury business destination.
Her new role will cover the south of England as well as parts of mainland Europe.
Jane McGee, director of sales and marketing at Fairmont St Andrews added: “Amanda will fit brilliantly into our team, we have strategically developed account and sales manager positions to stimulate new business opportunities across the length and breadth of the UK.
“The south of England is a key business market for us and Amanda’s experience will greatly enhance our MICE presence here in the coming months and years.”