Emma Murray-Gyte has joined the senior management team as head of sales at The Mere, owned by Ejarat Holdings, reporting directly to general manager Gary Johnson.
Her appointment marks a significant step for the business in building on its enviable reputation and in further establishing itself as the North West’s premier luxury resort.
Murray-Gyte brings over 25 years of experience in luxury hospitality and will be responsible for leading the sales and commercial team and in driving strategic sales, promoting the resorts full offering including the expansive event space that The Mere is renowned for across all national market sectors.
Emma joins from her former position as director of sales at Mottram Hall.
Prior to this, Emma has enjoyed extensive sales management experience at leading hotels and venues, in the UK as well as overseas – including Radisson SAS Manchester Airport, Crewe Hall Hotel, Manchester United FC and Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Resort in Dubai.
Residing in Derbyshire, Emma enjoys keeping fit through yoga and running, and keeping up with food and drink trends with wine and gin tastings, and in her spare time relaxes with gardening and holidaying in exotic locations around the world.
Following her appointment, Emma commented: “I am delighted to be part of the team at The Mere.
“There are plenty of exciting opportunities here for tailored events, from intimate boardrooms to grand scale events for up to 550 people, a Championship golf course for corporate events and an award-winning spa to relax and unwind in.”
The Mere’s general manager, Gary Johnson, added: “We are delighted to welcome Emma to the team.
“Emma brings valuable experience and knowledge within the hospitality sector and will be great addition in delivering a strategic sales and commercial focus to the team.”
The Mere Golf Resort & Spa in Knutsford is a 4* deluxe destination offering 81 luxurious guest bedrooms, event capacity for up to 550, a Championship golf course and golf services, and an award-winning spa and health club.