About Kelly

If you’re thinking of seriously wanting to increase weddings, then Kelly’s the woman to do this. 

Barry, Owner, The Beech Hill Hotel, Ireland

Kelly Mortimer has 20 years of experience in hotels and resorts across the UK, internationally and in the 5* luxury London hotel market.  Here’s her story…

2018 

WEDDING INDUSTRY CONSULTANT

Kelly saw a need in the global market for support with driving wedding revenue & bookings. Venues and suppliers use Kelly’s clear strategies and sales techniques to drive business through the wedding market.

 

Working with global brands and independent businesses, Kelly’s clients love the easy, straightforward and crystal clear steps she delivers to raise revenue.

2016

GROUP WEDDING SALES DIRECTOR

Overseeing 45 hotels and a team of 50 wedding coordinators, Kelly’s role was simple: Increase wedding revenue across the group.

Which she did. By £multi millions.

Using a fresh and personalised strategy and training the entire wedding team with wedding specific sales techniques.

2015

CLARIDGE’S

Claridge’s in London’s Mayfair is the epitome of timeless elegance, and one of the best 5-star luxury hotels in the world. 

Kelly planned weddings & events for celebrities and royalty and even had the honour of walking Her Majesty The Queen into Claridge’s Ballroom.

2013

OPENING ROSEWOOD LONDON

Rosewood Hotels is one of the world’s most respected ultra-luxury hotel groups. Kelly was on the opening team of Rosewood London in October 2013.  After an £85 million renovation to transform the 1914 Edwardian, Grade II listed building.

Kelly was instrumental in launching and driving the wedding & social events business for the property. 

2010

MANDARIN ORIENTAL LONDON

Kelly planned Weddings & Social Events at this grand luxury hotel overlooking Hyde Park in Knightsbridge.

From “Strictly” celebrities to Prince’s to High Society couples.  Kelly spent almost 4 years selling and planning weddings and events here. Helping to secure a huge boost in wedding bookings and revenue. 

2001

DESTINATION WEDDINGS

Here’s where it all began. Working for hotels and resorts throughout the world. Kelly began honing her skills and a deep understanding of the wedding market. 

Living and working in countries such as Domincan Republic, Cuba, Mexico, Sri Lanka & Spain. One of Kelly’s most significant achievements was being part of the design of “Romance by Paradisus”, which is still available today…

Some of her current clients include global brands such as Marriott, Hilton and Millennium hotels as well as individually owned venues and hotels and she is often asked to speak at key industry events at well known venues such as The NEC Birmingham and London Olympia. 

Over the last 2 decades Kelly has gained an in depth understanding of engaged couples and what it takes to make them choose your venue over another. Using this knowledge she has developed various sales solutions, strategies and training sessions, all with proven results to increase wedding bookings.

Kelly’s wedding sales trainings are top class!
These trainings have helped me to increase number of bookings and also increase revenue!

Oskar Gilchrist-Grodnicki, The Principal Edinburgh