Minor Hotels Appoints New Associate Sales Director for New Zealand

Bangkok, May 2017: Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 154 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Dodds as Associate Director of Sales – New Zealand, effective immediately.

Mr. Dodds brings with him a wealth of international knowledge, with former residencies in London, Thailand and Australia, making for over ten years’ experience in the sales and marketing industry, while carving specialisations in the tourism, sport and hospitality sectors.

Prior to his appointment with Minor Hotels, Mr. Dodds held various successful tenures with leading corporates, including SKYCITY Entertainment Group, TFE Hotels (Australia), Copenhagen Convention Bureau (UK), Tourism Rotorua and Rendezvous Hospitality Group. This extensive experience has also seen him manage teams of up to seven direct reports and business up to $20 million.

With a strong entrepreneurial background and quality stakeholder management skills, Mr. Dodds’ role will now be the driving force behind Minor Hotels’ New Zealand sales department, ensuring continuous business growth specifically within this key market.

Based in Auckland, Mr. Dodds will manage a total of three properties – two in Queenstown and one in Auckland – overseeing the hotelier’s key New Zealand accounts and directing the company’s sales initiatives for the region, which is expected to expand as part of its continued growth strategy.

This appointment is reflective of Minor Hotels’ commitment to strengthening its strategic departments with highly experienced professionals to develop new initiatives and strategies, delivering on key performances as the company’s portfolio continues to grow.

For more information, please visit www.minorhotels.com


About Minor Hotels:

Minor Hotels (MH) is an international hotel owner, operator and investor currently with 154 hotels in operation. MH passionately explores new possibilities in hospitality with a diverse portfolio of properties designed intelligently to appeal to different kinds of travellers, serving new passions as well as personal needs. Through our Anantara, AVANI, PER AQUUM, Oaks, Elewana, Tivoli, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Marriott and Minor International properties, MH operates in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and South America.

With dynamic plans to expand existing brands and explore strategic acquisitions throughout opportunistic markets, MH pursues a vision of a more passionate and interconnected world.  For more information, please visit www.minorhotels.com.

For media enquiries, please contact: 

Mark Thomson                                                                

Director of PR & Communications – Minor Hotels

E: mthomson@minor.com          

Natasha Rhymes                                                                             

Director of PR & Corporate Communications – Minor Hotels

E: nrhymes@minor.com              

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