CALGARY — Superior Lodging announced on April 10 the appointment of Tatyana Spiridonova to the position of national sales manager, tour and travel, and Nicki Coles to the position of regional sales manager, Western, Central & Northern Ontario, for Travelodge Canada.
“In an effort to maximize the aggressive ‘heads in beds’ vision for Travelodge Canada’s national sales team, we are pleased to announce the appointments of Tatyana Spiridonova and Nicki Coles to our group,” said Kathrin Jin, director of national sales for Travelodge Canada, in a release.
Spiridonova graduated from the Moscow State University of Management, majoring in Hospitality & Tourism. She worked at the Moscow Renaissance by Marriott for five years before moving to Canada, where she has worked at the Holiday Inn & Conference Centre in Brampton, Ont., as well as the new Holiday Inn Express, in Richmond Hill, Ont. More recently, she was director of sales with Hilton, in the Greater Toronto Area.
Coles has worked at the property level for the past seven years at Choice Hotels, IHG and Best Western, starting at the front desk as a guest services representative/supervisor and moving into sales, marketing and operations roles. Coles will oversee the Ontario market, with a focus on the corporate and association market segment.
Both Spiridonova and Coles will be based in Ontario.