Benchmark has appointed Michael Botha regional director of revenue management. Eric Gavin, Benchmark’s chief sales officer, made the announcement.
“I am very pleased to welcome Michael to Benchmark,” said Mr. Gavin. “He comes to us with an impressive revenue management pedigree, and vast experience with maximizing revenues of independent hotels and resorts. Michael is a terrific addition to our revenue leadership team.”
Michael Botha previously held the position of regional director of revenue management for Pyramid Hotel Group of Boston, Massachusetts. He has served as area director of revenue management for Nobel House Hotels & Resorts, and earlier in the same role for Dolce Hotels and Resorts.
Mr. Botha is a graduate of the University of Johannesburg Hotel School where he earned his National Diploma in Hospitality Management. He is the recipient of numerous professional honors including the Kyalami Castle Award for Best Experiential Learner; Southern Sun Award for Best Overall Experiential Learner; and Distinctions in Hospitality Management, Law, Financial Management, Operations, Food & Beverage. He resides in Cumberland, Rhode Island, where he will be operating out of a regional office.