Heritage Hotel Management has announced the appointment of James Pringle as the national sales manager, based in Wellington. Pringle has over 10 years’ hotel industry experience, working mostly for the Hotel InterContinental Wellington, where he progressed from porter to business development manager. Most recently he has been a sales executive for Positively Wellington Venues.

Pringle has an advanced diploma in hotel management from Pacific International Hotel Management School, New Plymouth, and a bachelor of commerce and administration with a marketing major from Victoria University, Wellington.

“I am thrilled to be working for a respected hotel chain with such an extensive range of hotels. I am a huge advocate for Wellington so it’s great to be based at CityLife Wellington presenting the full range of Heritage Hotels’ properties and facilities to clients,” he said.

Pringle will be reporting to the general manager of sales and marketing, Tony Howlett, at Heritage Hotel Management Ltd’s corporate office.