Chris Bradley has been appointed as Head of Sales at HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings.
A Canadian national with 16 years’ experience across the hospitality and consultancy sectors, Chris joins the team from Hertz where he was part of the GSA team for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Chris started his hospitality career in Canada with Fairmont and InterContinental before moving to the UAE in 2007 with IHG’s global sales team.
A graduate of George Brown College’s Hotel Management program in Toronto, Chris brings expertise in MICE, Corporate and Travel Trade markets to a fast moving, progressive team at HMH.
In his role, Chris is responsible for the HMH’s 20 properties’ sales efforts with a focus on bottom line performance.
Director of Business Development at HMH, Cristina Polo said, “We are glad to welcome Chris at HMH. We are confident the group will benefit enormously from the extensive sales experience gained by Chris, both in North America and in the Arabian Gulf. Developing new business and extending the reputation of HMH hotels among corporate and business clients is one of our key priorities today as we expand through the region. Equally important is maximising yield in line with budget objectives and Chris will be instrumental in doing so.”
For Chris, the move is a welcome return to the hospitality sector where he honed his sales skills: “I am delighted to join a hotel group as pro-active as HMH. I look forward to implementing new sales initiatives and developing partnerships to maintain and grow HMH’s reputation as a major player within the region’s hotel industry.”
Founded in 2003 in Dubai, HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings is a fully-integrated hotel management company that prides itself on being the first hotel chain in the Middle East to offer alcohol-free safe environment. It provides hotel owners and developers a broad spectrum of comprehensive management solutions with five distinct, yet complementary, hotel brands catering to varied market segments from budget to luxury. These include The Ajman Palace, Coral Hotels & Resorts, Corp Hotels, ECOS Hotels and EWA Hotel Apartments. Through its dynamic operation and strategic expansion in the Middle East and North Africa, HMH has been successful in unlocking a world of opportunities while creating value for its stakeholders, associates, staff members and customers. Its existing portfolio features 20 properties located in some of the most desirable destinations across the MENA region, as well as a healthy pipeline of hotels under development.
For more information about HMH please visit http://www.hmhhotelgroup.com