Ashley Small joins Lumley Castle Hotel as meeting and events manager, bringing with her 10 years of hotel and events experience having previously held key sales positions with both Marriott and Holiday Inn.
She will be tasked with ensuring that the hotel stays as a favourite for weddings and events while also raising its profile nationally.
Joining her will be Adele Lockey who has been appointed as a meetings and events coordinator.
General manager Christine Gott said: "I am delighted to welcome both Ashley and Adele to the Lumley Castle Hotel team.
“The hotel is unique in terms of the style and variety of its event spaces, which is why it is such a popular destination for everything from weddings and parties to conferences, gala dinners and meetings.
“I am confident that, not only will Ashley and Adele be able to consolidate its existing client base, but also expand it, by introducing the hotel to a whole new audience.”