ACCOMMODATION SPECIALIST - QUEENSTOWN / WANAKA / FIORDLAND / SOUTHLAND
Kylie brings over 25 years as an experienced commercial manager within the tourism & travel industry. With a proven history of improving business operations to support large and small scale (SME) companies achieve success, her strengths include strategic planning, revenue, product development, key account management, distribution, mentoring and marketing.
Having recently opened and launched a new IHG brand to New Zealand, Holiday Inn Express and Suites during COVID she is no stranger to the challenges that many businesses are facing. Her previous roles include Director of Sales & Marketing at Intercontinental Hotels Group, Crowne Plaza Queenstown, Store Manager for Air New Zealand Holidays, Regional Development Manager for a marketing and distribution company Tourism Exchange, International Sales Manager at Millbrook Resort and a range of senior operational roles. In addition to mentorship/advisory board member appointments.
As a passionate advocate of Qualmark, Kylie is looking forward to supporting the industry as we rebuild and welcome international guests back to our shores to showcase the stories, people, sustainability, safety and quality of our accommodation sector.