Hotel du Vin Stratford-upon-Avon has appointed all-new manager Natalie Heath ahead of its third year. The new general manager brings over 20 years of hospitality experience, and a full suite of new ideas to the boutique hotel.
The hotel, which took Stratford-upon-Avon by storm in 2018, has had a successful two years since opening in the former registry office building, and with new manager at the helm more successes are yet to come.
Newly appointed Natalie will be focussed on driving sales and strategy for the hotel, having studied hotel management and training at The Savoy and built her wealth of experience working at the likes of Q Hotels, Hyatt, Marriott, in most recent years Natalie was the Operations Director for a local independent groups.
One of her passions while in post is to support the progress of women in hospitality: She will oversee the hotel team of 50, where 70% of the Head of Departments are women.
Mentoring and developing the management team will be just one of her responsibilities in her new role, along with taking the lead on raising awareness of the hotel, increasing sales and profitability and maintaining an excellent quality in service.
Commenting on her appointment, Natalie says: “The Hotel Du Vin name has always been held in such a high regard to me, as its consistently high performing results are well-respected in the industry.
“I am really excited to be appointed as the General Manager here in Stratford.
“The quality of the team, food and service are already fantastic, so I’m delighted to have been appointed to steer the way with such a great product already. I have lots of ideas to take the hotel to the next level of excellence.”
Since her appointment, Natalie has set the tone for 2020 with new plans to open the courtyard overlooking Rother Street, whilst launching a new co-working space within Bistro du Vin.
Hoping to make Hotel du Vin Stratford-upon-Avon the go-to venue in town for locals and tourists alike, Natalie Heath has new developments on the horizon for the boutique hotel this summer.