Hotel Hartness is set to open winter 2023 and the property’s debut will mark Hay Creek Hotel’s first property in upstate South Carolina.
EXETER, N.H. – Hay Creek Hotels announces expansion of its sales and events team with the addition of Christina Cole as catering sales manager at Hotel Hartness in Greenville, South Carolina. Uniquely located within the 449-acre award-winning Hartness community, the boutique hotel will offer a luxurious and idyllic retreat in proximity to downtown Greenville.
“We are thrilled to have Christina join our sales and events team. Her extensive hospitality experience will prove extremely valuable as we get closer to opening our doors and are already seeing an increase in event bookings.” said Albert Mertz, general manager at Hotel Hartness. As manager of catering for Hotel Hartness, Cole will be responsible for all events taking place at the hotel and its amenities to include the fine-dining restaurant Patterson, the intimate Captain’s Bar, and the full-service Spa H. The property will feature two levels of dedicated meeting and event space, totaling over 16,000 square feet and including a variety of indoor and outdoor venues. Each will offer an unparalleled setting and can be customized to suit any occasion of any size, with the White Oak Ballroom hosting up to 300 guests. From elegant weddings and memorable social gatherings to large-scale conferences and intimate corporate meetings, Cole will ensure that every event and meeting experience at Hotel Hartness is exquisite and exceeds expectations. In her role she will also contribute to the development of effective sales strategies to attract new business opportunities.
“I feel privileged to begin my new role as catering sales manager at Hotel Hartness and for the chance to work with the exceptional team in place,” said Christina. “The opportunity to provide truly special experiences through the property’s renowned dining options and commitment to providing exquisite hospitality for all who visit is truly exciting,” adds Christina. Cole brings over ten years of experience in catering and event management to Hotel Hartness. She specializes in setting goals with her clients and working closely with each of them to exceed expectations, whether it’s for an intimate executive conference or grand wedding. Cole’s prior hospitality experience includes serving as the sales and catering manager at the Spartanburg Marriott in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Prior to this, Cole held the position of wedding coordinator and event consultant at Hill Farm Inn in Sunderland, Vermont, where she was later promoted to assistant general manager and event coordinator.
Christina Cole is a graduate of Castleton University where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Marketing and Management.
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