Maria Mavlappas, MICE Manager says: “I am thrilled to be working at the Holiday Inn London – Wembley and will be focusing on targeting the larger events and exhibition business'. The hotel is easily accessible and boasts over 780 square metres of event space making it well suited to this market. I will also be working with the team to help raise the hotel's profile and ensure it reaches its full potential."
Denzil Ratnam, General Manager for the Holiday Inn London – Wembley: “The MICE market plays an important part in the overall hotel business strategy. We are delighted to have Maria on board as she has a good understanding of the brand and hotel offering having worked at IHG for many years. An asset to the team, Maria is queen at building relationships but will also be tapping into her own black book of contacts.”
Prior to joining Holiday Inn London - Wembley Maria worked as Senior Sales Manager for the Kensington Close hotel and more recently as Sales Manager for Urban com. During her career Maria has also spent just over six years working at IHG as a Cluster Special Events Sales Manager.
With a passion for art, when not at her desk, Maria can be found exploring the latest art exhibition. She loves to travel and also enjoys Pilates and swimming.
The Holiday Inn London – Wembley, part of the Splendid Hospitality Group, offers an unbeatable venue for events of all sizes. The striking Empire Suite has been recently refurbished and is perfect for larger events, hosting up to 500 guests. While the six additional smaller rooms are ideal for board meetings or more intimate occasions accommodating between 30 and 100 guests. All spaces are fully air-conditioned, boast an abundance of natural light and are all fully equipped for all types of meetings, conferences and events.
Located within close proximity to Wembley Stadium the hotel is conveniently positioned outside the London Congestion charge and is easily accessible from the North Circular and other key motorways. Wembley Park underground station is also within walking distance of the hotel. Heathrow Airport is just a 30-minute taxi ride away.