New Place Hotel appoints new director of sales
Legacy Hotels & Resorts has appointed James Mahaffey as director of sales at New Place Hotel in Southampton. James joins the hotel at an exciting time as the hotel completes a £1.3 million refurbishment programme on the bedrooms as phase one of a broader refurbishment and development plan for the estate.
James has worked in the hospitality industry for over 20 years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role. His past roles have seen him work for InterContinental Hotels Group and Laura Ashley Hotels.
Richard Powell, general manager at New Place said, “As director of sales at New Place Hotel James is responsible for working with the team to develop and promote the hotel to both corporate and consumer markets. The excellent meetings and function facilities at the hotel provide the ideal location for a wide variety of corporate and leisure events, for national and international clients. With our wonderful offering and the current refurbishment programme, James has joined at an exciting time for New Place Hotel.”
New Place Hotel is situated in the beautiful English countryside 12 miles from Portsmouth, 11 miles from Southampton city centre, and 5 miles from Fareham. Following new ownership in early 2017 and now managed by Legacy Hotels & Resorts, New Place Hotel enters this new era with the completion of phase one of a £1.3 million three-phase refurbishment programme to update the hotel’s bedrooms. The accommodation is just a short walk from the Grade I listed manor house, in a lovely mews surrounded by the stunning landscaped grounds. Beautifully blending tradition and modern, the spectacular manor house is home to a restaurant, bar and meeting rooms.