Grant Hearn OBE

Grant HearnGrant is Chairman of Amaris Hospitality. He is also Chairman of The Hotel Collection, an Independent Non-Executive Director for Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in Scandinavia, Independent Non-Executive Director for Poundland Group, a FTSE 250 company and Non-Executive Director for Shearings Holidays. Grant was Chief Executive of Travelodge Hotels from 2003 to 2013, Grew the brand to become the second largest in the budget hotel sector and third biggest hotel chain in the UK by number of bedrooms.

Grant spent the previous 24 years in the hotel industry including;

  • Managing Director (President), Hilton UK & Ireland
  • Managing Director Travel Inn, now known as Premier Inn
  • Chief Operating Officer Whitbread Hotels

Grant gained his Hotel and Tourism Management (with Honours), at the Shannon College of Hotel Management, Republic of Ireland and is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality

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