Millennium & Copthorne Hotels has appointed Peter Zielke as general manager of the Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick and Copthorne Hotel Effingham Park Gatwick.
Zielke was general manager of Skycity Entertainment Group’s convention centre in Auckland.
He has also previously worked as operations manager for Effingham Park Gatwick, and held senior management roles with Hilton, The Rocco Forte Collection and Choice Hotels International.
Craig Cox joins Zielke at both Gatwick properties as director of sales, and was director of sales at the Millennium Hotel Knightsbridge in London.
Choice Hotels Europe appointments
Comfort Inn owner Choice Hotels Europe has made several appointments.
Karen Wade joins the company as operations manager with responsibility for supporting all UK-based Choice branded properties in areas such as business planning and quality assurance.
Wade was group operations manager for Zola Hotels, responsible for overseeing a number of property acquisitions.
Choice has also appointed Monique Marnach as franchise service manager with responsibility for maximising revenue opportunities. She was revenue development manager at Ramada London Ealing and Ramada Hatfield.
Andrius Remeikis has joined Choice as account manager, UK sales, having previously worked for Guoman Thistle and Strand Palace Hotel.