De Vere Latimer Estate, part of De Vere’s collection of mansion house estates and contemporary hotel, has announced the appointment of Robert Featherstone as director of sales.
Featherstone has more than 10 years’ experience working in the hotel and hospitality sector. Previous roles include head of group sales at the Maybourne Hotel Group, which included overseeing the group sales team at Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley. He has also spent four years working at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts based in the UK and Canada gaining experience in a variety of roles.
Featherstone will be responsible for De Vere Latimer Estate’s proactive sales activities, focusing on meetings and events and driving food and beverage revenue.
Antonio Campanile, general manager, said: “Robert’s expertise and background in luxury hospitality and sales will be a real asset to De Vere Latimer Estate, as we work towards meeting our ambitious growth targets over the coming months. We’re delighted to have him join the team.”
Featherstone added: “I am thrilled to join De Vere Latimer Estate, especially at such an exciting time at the hotel after the significant investment it has received. I am passionate about service and the hospitality industry, I therefore look forward to leading the sales team to introduce new customers to our stunning property and to working with the team to deliver exceptional experiences for our clients.”
Located in 30 acres of countryside, De Vere Latimer Estate offers 205 rooms along with leisure facilities including a gym, swimming pool and football pitch and offers modern dining, a bar and free Wi-Fi throughout.