Best Western Hotels & Resorts has appointed Philip Hancock as national sales manager.
Hancock has worked in a number of senior management roles across the travel industry including strategic account manager at Travelport, director of account management at Egencia and most recently as head of partnerships, Australia for Hotelbeds.
“I am truly excited to be joining the Best Western team at such an important time,” said Hancock. “This is an organisation with a great history, fantastic brand awareness and really exciting plans for next few years.
“My industry experience has given me a deep understanding of what our guests, travel agents and corporate clients expect from their accommodation providers and how well Best Western is positioned to grow its footprint in the region.
“I am really looking forward to working with our hotel and travel industry partners to build on our sales success and capitalize on the great customer experiences Best Western delivers.”
Hancock’s appointment follows that of Elizabeth Beresneva, who recently joined Best Western Hotels & Resorts as senior revenue manager.