Industry Update
Appointment 5 December 2013

Stephanie McNichol

Appointed Sales Director - Meetings and Incentives
At Great Hotels of the World in London , United Kingdom

Stephanie McNicholGreat Hotels of the World, the global hotel sales and representation company, has announced a new shift in focus in response to changes in the hospitality industry. The company’s new direction moves it away from the traditional representation model into a next-generation meeting and incentive sales organisation. To facilitate this, Great Hotels of the World has appointed Stephanie McNichol as Sales Director to head up GHOTW’s successful meeting and incentive sales team in London. Stephanie arrives with a tremendous pedigree in the MICE sales industry. For the last seven years she was Director of MICE Sales for Orient Express Hotels, Trains and Cruises. Prior to that she worked in senior MICE sales positions for Fairmont Hotels and Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts.

Great Hotels of the World

Great Hotels of the World provides global hotel reservation, sales and marketing services for an exclusive portfolio of primarily independent hotels and resorts worldwide. Great Hotels of the World provides a range of products, services and innovative technology solutions for over 250 hotels worldwide through trade shows, e-marketing, business travel sales, meeting and incentive sales, public relations, Meeting Forums and a private label GDS chain code (GW).
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