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Metro Hotels appoints new BDM for Queensland & NT

October 4, 2013 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Metro Hotels has appointed Tony Coates to the role of Business Development Manager for Queensland and Northern Territory.

In this role Tony 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.

Tony Coates - Metro Hotels' BDM - QLD & Northern Territory

Tony Coates – Metro Hotels’ BDM – QLD & Northern Territory

The position reports to Metro Hotel’s Director of Sales & Marketing, Lynda King, who today welcomed Mr Coates appointment.

“Tony brings to this role the commercial acumen and marketing experience necessary to recognise and capitalise on potential sales opportunities and build strong business relationships in both domestic and international markets”, Ms King said.

“Tony’s proven background in maintaining and growing strategic business relationships with domestic wholesalers and key retail accounts will be instrumental in helping us grow our market share in Queensland and Northern Territory,” Lynda said.

Prior to taking up this position, Tony was Regional Sales Manager for Virgin Blue Airlines; National Retail and Wholesale Manager of Queensland Rail/Travel Train Holidays; Director of Sales at Story Bridge Adventure Climb; and Queensland Sales Manager for Dreamworld Gold Coast.

Metro Hotels is the public face of Transmetro Corporation, an Australian owned public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. The Group currently provides a national accommodation network of properties, with over 1000 rooms in key locations and major cities across Australia.

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