Choice Hotels strengthens head office team

International hotel franchise, Choice Hotels Europe, has appointed three new managers in order to expand its business and provide additional support to current franchise owners who operate Choice brand hotels in the UK.

With 20 years of hotel experience, Karen Wade has been appointed as Operations Manger where she will be responsible for supporting all UK-based Choice branded properties, in areas such as business planning, quality assurance, property improvements and enhancements that ensure a strong guest experience.

Monique Marnach joins as Franchise Services Manger where she will work closely with franchise owners to set revenue generating targets, forecasting and key performance indicators to maximise revenue opportunities.

With previous experience at the Strand Palace Hotel, Andrius Remeikis will be joining the UK team as Account Manager. He will be managing the development of Choice's corporate business relationships with the UK Travel Management Community.

Chief Executive Officer at Choice Hotels Europe Duncan Berry said: "I am delighted to welcome Karen, Monique and Andrius who bring a wealth of commercial hotel industry experience and expertise that will help both our franchise owners develop stronger businesses, ensure an even greater guest experience and further strengthen our relationships with the travel industry."

Choice Hotels Europe's portfolio of franchised hotels offers business and leisure travellers a full spectrum of facilities from premium economy to luxury hotels. Choice Hotels Europe currently has nearly 500 franchised hotels across Europe alone.

The hotel franchise is keen to work with individual hoteliers and independent hotel groups who want to benefit from the global brand presence of Choice Hotels International and the experience of Choice Hotels Europe. "As one of the largest pure global hotel franchising companies, Choice Hotels has the expertise, support and scope to help our franchise owners succeed," said Berry.