HRS.com targets UK growth with new team


HRS.com is looking to significantly expand its UK presence having expanded its sales and contracting teams and installed new divisional heads.


Both teams have new heads with former Travelex and Fexco Merchant Services manager Christopher Jones as director of sales and Ruth Grahame, formerly of BCD, director of contracting.


Jon West, UK commercial director of HRS.com, said: ‘I’m thrilled that Chris and Ruth have joined the HRS.com team.


Their wealth of experience in online sales and hotel contracting will be of immense benefit to us as we step into a new decade of expansion in the UK and Ireland.


Jones’ focus will be to strengthen and grow HRS.com’s share of the corporate hotel bookings market and to increase leisure sales. 


Grahame will work on developing strong industry relationships with the UK and Ireland hotel market to establish HRS.com as the distribution channel of choice.


Also joining the HRS.com sales team is Rebecca Deadman, corporate sales manager, who previously worked at getabed.com as operations manager. 


Joining the expanded contracting team are Samantha Whittle who previously worked at Travelocity, Mai de Barra who joins from Leading Hotel Marketing, Jackie Cook previously worked at The Runnymede Hotel and Chris Allison from estate agent Foxtons.


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