Brook Serene appointments & awards
Stepping up into the role of Director of Sales & Marketing is Georgina Torrington. Previously the Marketing Manager for Brook Serene, Georgina will provide the strategic direction of marketing, media, sponsorship and sales initiatives for the group as well as look after Christchurch and Canterbury based clientele.
Joining the sales and marketing team is Simone de Jong. Simone is the new Business Development Manager who will be looking after relationships with travel agents, wholesale and IBO sectors. Simone was most recently with Tui Campers in Christchurch, and before that was based in Rotorua. She has a strong tourism background with previous tourism and marketing roles including Polynesian Spa.
Georgina and Simone are supported by Megan Garland, Sales & Marketing Assistant. Megan will continue to look after OTA’s, ensuring all of the rate contracts are issued, and providing ongoing support with marketing, social media and sales activities.
Vicki Bretherton has been appointed Hotel Manager at Hotel Montreal in Christchurch. Vicki has been engaged in various Brook Serene projects over the past few years, including the opening of Hulbert House in Queenstown. In addition to developing local awareness of the Hotel and the high quality and interesting food & beverage on offer, Vicki is looking forward to continuing the established personalised service that Hotel Montreal is known for.
Gretchen Livingstone at Regent of Rotorua, has been awarded the Employee of the Year in the Westpac Rotorua Business Excellence Awards 2017.
“This award recognizes our focus on delivering exceptional service in a comfortable, sophisticated and elegant luxury hotel,” explains Bruce Garrett, Managing Director of Brook Serene. Brook Serene is the discerning curator of four boutique hotels in New Zealand.
“We are pleased with the well-deserved promotions as well as with the staff hired from a robust recruitment process.”