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Kerry, Hotel Manager

Kerry started with Travelodge as a summer temp, working in our Housekeeping department to get some extra money during her University summer break. She quickly developed into a brilliant Manager who continuously delivers excellent service – and even supports her District Manager on a regular basis.

Kerry's career path

  • team-member

  • Management Development Programme

  • medium-hotel-bar

  • small-hotel

  • medium-hotel-bar

  • large-hotel-bar

  • multi-site

  • Housekeeper & Team Member, Bristol Severn View

    Jul 2005 - Feb 2009

    In her first role, Kerry started off as a Housekeeper in our 50-bed hotel on the side of the M48, where she learned about a range of departments within our business.

  • Management Development, Bath Waterside and Chippingham Leigh Delamere

    Feb 2009 - April 2009

    Into another roadside hotel with 70 bedrooms, Kerry then moved onto our Management Development Programme, where she coached and trained the small team.

  • Assistant Hotel Manager, Gloucester

    April 2009 - Jul 2010

    Taking on her first bar and cafe hotel with 90 rooms in the heart of Gloucester, Kerry put the skills she had learnt on the Management Programme to good use in her role as Assistant Hotel Manager.

  • Hotel Manager, Newport Central

    Jul 2010 - Jul 2012

    Stepping into the Hotel Manager role of this 62-bed hotel allowed Kerry to build her confidence and set key objectives to drive performance forward.

  • Hotel Manager Secondment, Cardiff Central

    Jul 2012 - Oct 2012

    Moving across Wales, Kerry moved to the busy Cardiff Central hotel with 100 bedrooms, which gave her the chance to continue her own development.

  • Hotel Manager Secondment, Cardiff Atlantic Wharf

    Oct 2012 -Jan 2016

    Her next challenge was then our biggest hotel in Wales, the Cardiff Atlantic Wharf hotel, where she moved across to a 112-bed bar and cafe site. Her role there also consists of supporting other hotels.

  • District Manager Secondment, South Wales

    Jan 2016 - March 2016

    Kerry temporarily became the Interim District Manager for South Wales for 3 months – she did a brilliant job, driving a great customer experience across 17 hotels and developing her skills. We’re sure she won’t be stopping there and will continue to grow within Travelodge.