Metro Hotels has appointed Kelly Barnett to the role of Business Development Manager for Queensland and Northern Territory.
In this role Kelly is responsible for maintaining and growing the domestic leisure, corporate and government business for Metro Hospitality Group’s properties in Brisbane, Ipswich, Gladstone and Northern Territory.
The position reports to Metro Hotels Director of Sales & Marketing, Rachel Pirie, who today welcomed Ms Barnett’s appointment.
“Kelly brings to this role the sales and marketing experience necessary to recognise and capitalise on potential sales opportunities and build strong business relationships in both domestic and international markets”, Ms Pirie said.
“Kelly’s strong client engagement skills and proven background in maintaining and growing strategic business relationships with domestic wholesalers will be instrumental in helping us grow our market share in Queensland and Northern Territory,” Rachel said.
Prior to taking up this position, Kelly worked in Sales and Marketing for The Pier Hotel. She also worked in a number of hotels and resorts, including Nautilus Resort, Pelican Beach Resort, and Boambee Bay Resort (Coffs Harbour) while studying for a Diploma Tourism Sales & Marketing, Diploma of Events, and Certificate in International Retail Travel Sales.
Metro Hotels is the public face of Transmetro Corporation, an Australian owned public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. The group offers a national accommodation network of properties in key locations and major cities across Australia including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gladstone, Perth and Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory.