Signalling the start of a strong year ahead, Pro-invest Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Foster to the position of Head of Commercial and Caleb Morris as Director of Hotel Openings and Revenue Strategy.
The two corporate appointments come after a solid 2022 which saw Pro-invest Hotels double its portfolio with a raft of new hotel openings including the launch of Australia’s first Kimpton hotel, Kimpton Margot Sydney, as well as the first voco branded hotel in New Zealand, voco Auckland City Centre along with voco Brisbane City Centre, Hotel Indigo Brisbane City Centre, Sebel Canberra Campbell, Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Little Collins and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sunshine Coast, which was the first Holiday Inn Express & Suites property to open in Australia.
As an experienced executive with proven success leading teams across Australia, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, Emily’s new role as Head of Commercial will see her responsible for the key areas of revenue management, reservations, sales, marketing and PR while also managing the commercial direction and revenue delivery for Pro-invest Hotels and Vista Hospitality Group.
In addition to Emily’s appointment, Pro-invest Hotels has promoted Caleb to the role of Director of Hotel Openings and Revenue Strategy where he will be responsible for managing the continued success of hotel openings across the portfolio. Prior to joining Pro-invest in 2020, Caleb held several leadership roles across Australia with IHG as well as being an entrepreneur and was previously Head of Pro-invest Revenue Centre.
Shantha de Silva, Chief Operating Officer – Hotels said “Both of these high-level appointments signal an incredible period of growth for Pro-invest Hotels as we kick-start the year with a number of exciting new properties in the pipeline. We’re thrilled to promote Emily and Caleb into these new roles and know that having such experienced and talented leaders within our corporate team will see continued growth across the business.”