Hotel in Shropshire

Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel, Golf & Spa in Whitchurch, Shropshire has made five senior hires to expand its management team and continue to provide the best possible experience for its guests.

Robin Ford joins as new General Manager having previously been the General Manager to sister hotel, Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel in Preston.

With over fifteen years' experience in hotel operations, Robin filled management roles with international hotel groups before joining Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, and has a great deal of professional knowledge of food and beverage, conference and events, housekeeping and leisure.

In his new role, Robin will ensure that Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel, Golf & Spa is positioned as a strong venue for short breaks and business meetings as well as promoting its fantastic facilities offering including two golf courses and state-of-the-art spa.

Commenting on his appointment, Robin said:  "I've worked in hospitality since leaving school and over the years have developed a real passion for this business. I am ready to apply my experience to the superb Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel, Golf & Spa.

"I truly believe that 2015 is going to be an exceptional year for the Macdonald Hill Valley Hotel, Golf & Spa; it's time to really show off the diverse destination that it is."

Joining Robin at the hotel is Reception Manager Jason Hall, Leisure Manager Caroline Fynn, Food & Beverage Manager Victoria Hopley, and Sales Manager Nicola Smith.

The new senior team in place at the hotel between them have more than 40 years' experience in the hospitality industry and will work closely together to strengthen every aspect of the hotel's offering.

The new management team shows the team's passion for providing guests with an exceptional stay, whether it involves a round on the hotel's golf courses, a relaxing drink in the Lounge Bar overlooking the Championship 18th green, or a soothing spa visit to truly unwind.

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