New GM for De Vere Belton Woods, Lincolnshire

De Vere Hotels & Resorts has appointed Steve Dunford as general manager of De Vere Belton Woods, Lincolnshire. Dunford has joined the property from De Vere Grand Harbour, Southampton. He has worked for the group since 1995, after joining Village Hotel & Leisure Club Nottingham as general manager and later transferring to De Vere Swindon before moving on to Southampton. Commenting on his appointment, Dunford said, “The people and business of De Vere Belton Woods have potential that I have not seen in 20 years of being in the industry. This hotel clearly has the opportunity to become a top UK resort destination and that is our aim. I am very happy to be here. De Vere Belton Woods is about to undergo a wonderful journey, starting with a £2m bedroom refurbishment starting in early 2006.”

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