Saturday, March 24, 2018

Oakwood appoints two new sales managers

Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane has announced the appointment of Srinivas Kodali and Gemma McCourt as sales managers to their team.

With more than 15 years in the industry, Srinivas Kodali is highly experienced in sales and operations with a broad understanding of the complete hospitality experience. Sri joins Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane, based in Sydney after heading up sales teams at Harbourview Hotel in Sydney, Stamford Hotels and Resorts, Movenpick Hotels and Resorts and various positions at the InterContinental Hotels Group.

Working alongside Sri as the other sales manager, Gemma McCourt has been appointed for her strong passion for customer satisfaction, service excellence and sales performance. Previously the sales manager for Hotel Urban, Gemma held a fulfilling career in hospitality and customer service. Prior to Hotel Urban, Gemma worked for Corporate Travel Connections as a travel manager and for EasyJet as an onboard manager in the United Kingdom.

Brooke Michielin, director of sales and marketing at Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane said, “the expansion to the sales and marketing team will be greatly welcomed.

“I’m confident Sri and Gemma’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge will be a key addition to the Oakwood Apartment’s brand. I’m fortunate we were able to find two of the industry’s powerhouses with ambition and unique capabilities.

“We are excited to have two sales managers who are not only highly experienced in what they do, but dedicated to providing the best possible experience for our corporate and leisure travellers.

“I look forward to an exciting growth phase here at Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Brisbane.”

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