Celtic Manor Resort has strengthened its Corporate Relations team with two new
appointments as it seeks to build on its position as the UK’s leading
Ali Morrill takes up the position of Corporate Relations Manager for the key London
region where the Resort hopes to capture more business from the major UK
companies and national associations based in the capital.
Manor has already been voted the UK’s Best Hotel for the fifth time in six
years at the 2016 Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards, and is set to become
an even more attractive venue for major conferences.
was announced earlier this month that construction work will begin in September
on an £80m Wales International Convention Centre which will bring many more of
the largest events to Celtic Manor and to Wales, following their successful
staging of the 2014 NATO Summit.
Ali (pictured above, right) will be tasked with bringing new events to Celtic Manor’s existing conference
facilities which have just been bolstered by the acquisition of the
neighbouring Hilton Newport, now rebranded as the Coldra Court Hotel by Celtic
said: “It’s a fantastic time to be joining the Celtic Manor Resort which has so
many excellent facilities and a great reputation for hosting the finest events.
really looking forward to meeting new and existing clients of the Celtic Manor
and letting them know exactly what we can do to make their next event extra
I talk to in the industry are already very keen to find out about the international convention centre and what
it is going to bring to Celtic Manor and to Wales, so there’s some very
exciting years ahead of us.”
from Cardiff, Alison spent 20 years in the conference industry in Scotland, as
international sales manager at Gleneagles Hotel and director of sales at the
Caledonian Hilton in Edinburgh before returning to South Wales.
Manor has also promoted Gemma Smith (pictured above, left) to Sponsorship and Hospitality Executive as
it continues to build its impressive events portfolio. Annual events at the
five-star Resort include Polo at the Manor, the Celebrity Cup presented by
Bulmers, a Fireworks Spectacular and the month-long Christmas Kingdom.
said: “I’m looking forward to working on the exciting events in the Celtic
Manor calendar and bringing in new sponsors to experience not only these
special occasions but all that the Resort can offer as part of the year-round benefits
of partnering with us.
also be managing the relationships we have with our existing loyal sponsors and
seeking ways to develop these and offer even more opportunities.”
further information on sponsorship opportunities at Celtic Manor call Gemma
Smith on 01633 410487 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To contact Ali
Morrill about conferences and events call 07788 314919 or email email@example.com.