Raffaella Manetti named
New sales leader for Corinthia Hotels US West Coast
LONDON, England - Corinthia Hotel London announced the appointment of Raffaella Manetti as Head of Sales, West Coast USA, effective immediately. Ms. Manetti, based in Los Angeles, will expand the US sales presence of Corinthia Hotel London, working alongside Ty Horn, Head of Sales, East Coast USA. Since joining the company earlier this year, Mr. Horn, also well-respected with 10 years’ experience within the hotel industry along the East Coast, has made strong progress in driving business from this key market towards Corinthia London.
Manetti will also provide sales support to Antony Rush, who as Head of Entertainment Sales based at Corinthia Hotel London, has a major focus on the LA film and entertainment industry.
Matthew Dixon, General Manager, Corinthia Hotel London, in making the announcement noted: “We are very pleased to have someone of Ms. Manetti’s stature and experience in the West Coast USA’s luxury hospitality market join the Corinthia Hotel London team. This will no doubt strengthen the hotel’s already highly-successful inroads made in the Los Angeles film and entertainment industry, as well as support a more aggressive campaign to fuel the hotel’s growth in markets across the entire West Coast region including Canada.”
Manetti, highly respected by the travel trade on the West Coast, brings to her new position extensive experience in luxury hospitality sales, having previously worked for Le Royal Monceau Raffles as Director of Sales, North America, and prior to that, Destination Hotels & Resorts, among other hospitality brands.
Although Los Angeles will be Manetti’s key geographic focus, her sales efforts will also include San Diego, Santa Barbara, Silicon Valley, Texas, Dallas, Colorado, Portland, Washington State, Western Canada, and Mexico.
ABOUT CORINTHIA HOTEL LONDON
Housed within a Victorian building, 294 rooms, including 36 suites and 7 penthouses, offer sweeping views across London’s most popular landmarks. Corinthia Hotel London provides unrivaled world-class luxury with superb ground-floor offerings, including restaurant The Northall, serving the best in British produce throughout the day; speciality seafood restaurant Massimo Restaurant & Oyster Bar; and the musically inspired Bassoon Bar. Corinthia London is also home to the flagship ESPA Life at Corinthia, a next-generation spa housed across four floors. The hotel boasts the largest room sizes in London, original restored Victorian columns, and tall windows that let in swathes of natural light. Cutting-edge technology in rooms and meeting rooms allow for recording, mixing, and broadcasting from dedicated media rooms. Corinthia London is a 21st century grand hotel located in the heart of London, created by experts with a passion for craftsmanship and an understanding of world-class service. Corinthia London is the ninth of Corinthia Hotels’ collection of five-star hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta.
For more information on Corinthia Hotel London, visit www.corinthia.com/London .
For reservations, call +44 20 7321 3000 or toll free from the US on 1 877 842 6269.
ABOUT CORINTHIA HOTELS
Corinthia is a collection of hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta, in its 50th year of business and growing. Corinthia is a family-inspired business, with family values underpinning the “Spirit of Corinthia,” meaning that staff looks out for one another, supports one another, and positively encourages one another. As a hotel business, Corinthia focuses on giving honest, discreet service. They see themselves as craftsmen in the world of hospitality, valuing authenticity, energy, precision, and understanding. Each of the hotels and resorts, created in some of the most exciting places in the world, is a tribute to local architecture and cultural traditions. The Corinthia portfolio includes the newly-opened flagship Corinthia Hotel in London, as well as award-winning Corinthia Hotels in Budapest, Malta, Prague, St. Petersburg, Tripoli, Lisbon, and Khartoum.
Corinthia Hotels is owned by International Hotel Investments (IHI), a publicly-traded company in Malta. CHI Hotels & Resorts Limited is a wholly-owned member of the IHI Group, which manages Corinthia Hotels.