Meet the fabulous Resort Marketing Team

Our team are seasoned industry professionals that understand the travel industry’s needs. Each member of the team has worked with a major tour operator, hotel group or travel agent and has a proven track record for highly successful resort sales, marketing and reservations.

Colin Pegler
Colin Pegler Managing Director Learn more

Colin Pegler

Managing Director

Responsible for the overall running of the company and driving the sales and marketing activities. Colin's previous roles include Managing Director of Hotels On line and Sales & Marketing Director of Elegant Hotels Group. Colin is the UK Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Authority and a Fellow of the Institute of Travel & Tourism.

Paula Whitehead
Paula Whitehead Strategy Director Learn more

Paula Whitehead

Strategy Director

Holds joint responsibility for running RMI. Paula’s key focus is developing the company's strategic direction, in addition to holding the position of Managing Director (Europe) for Elite Island Resorts, one of our key clients. Previous roles include head of worldwide contracting for British Airways Holidays and Managing Director of MKI Ltd.

Francesca Furci
Francesca Furci Account Director Learn more

Francesca Furci

Account Director

Deputy to Colin and Paula. Responsible for the sales and marketing activities for Elite Island Resorts. Francesca's previous roles include four years at British Airways Holidays in various product and ground services positions and two years as an account manager with Hotels On line.

Greg Armstrong
Greg Armstrong Business Development Director Learn more

Greg Armstrong

Business Development Director

Responsible for strategic business management and co-account direction alongside Colin for Caribbean sales & marketing. Greg previously held the position of General Manager at Touchdown Holidays, one of Europe's biggest interline tour operators. Previous roles at Touchdown included Business Development Manager & Creative Manager.

Ken Newton
Ken Newton Sales Manager Learn more

Ken Newton

Sales Manager

Responsible for driving and implementing strategies for Elite Island Resorts and other aspects for RMI. Ken is a long time Caribbean stalwart, previously holding the positions of call centre manager for Low Cost Holidays, Royal Caribbean, The Holiday Place and Sandals.

Martin Grass
Martin Grass Sales Manager – Europe Learn more

Martin Grass

Sales Manager – Europe

Responsible for developing sales from mainland Europe. Martin is a seasoned industry veteran; previous roles include senior sales and marketing director positions with Sandals, Superclubs and Rex Resorts. Prior to moving across to the hotel sector, Martin worked as Reservations Manager for a leading UK tour operator.

Justine Whitehead
Justine Whitehead PA to the Directors - Payments Supervisor Learn more

Justine Whitehead

PA to the Directors - Payments Supervisor

Responsible for tour operator accounts and accounts as well as providing administrative and operational support . Previous roles include secretarial support within a Shipping company, International and Domestic Banking experience, tour operation administration/database, sales training.

Mark Larner
Mark Larner Hotel Reservations & Operations Manager Learn more

Mark Larner

Hotel Reservations & Operations Manager

Responsible for managing the daily reservations & operational aspects for our hotels. Mark has worked at Resort Marketing International for several years as Account Executive and Reservations Supervisor. Previous roles include Reservations Consultant at Bridge Travel and Sales Support at Ryanair.

Hayley Greenhalgh
Hayley Greenhalgh Senior Account Executive Learn more

Hayley Greenhalgh

Senior Account Executive

Hayley’s is primarily responsible for managing the companies agent training, incentive programmes, promotions & consumer shows, alongside providing senior sales & marketing support. Prior to RMI Hayley worked at Thomas Cook Retail as a reservation and booking specialist and in foreign exchange.

Robert Dodds
Robert Dodds Financial Controller Learn more

Robert Dodds

Financial Controller

Robert has overall responsibility for the companies' financial management. Rob's previous roles include the running of his own financial services and consultancy group and Financial Controller for a Greek Tour operator.

Kerry Hollis
Kerry Hollis Accounts Manager Learn more

Kerry Hollis

Accounts Manager

Kerry is responsible for managing all aspects of the daily accounts receivable and payable. Kerry started her career as a travel agent and after studying for her ACCA professional accounts qualifications, progressed through Income Auditor to Finance Manager positions at a national charity and a leading spa hotel.

Gillian Hollamby
Gillian Hollamby Payments Executive Learn more

Gillian Hollamby

Payments Executive

An AAT qualified accounts technician with over 20 years’ experience of finance and administration. Responsible for managing payments & accounts queries from the European tour operators and the twice monthly hotel reconciliation. Gillian has a wealth of account experience, having worked at the Bank of England for 12 years and in accounts in both the public and private sector for a further 10 years.

Annie Cousins
Annie Cousins Account Executive Learn more

Annie Cousins

Account Executive

Annie joined the company in May 2013 on an apprenticeship programme, now fully qualified with a level 2 and level 3 NVQ in business and administration, she provides key support for the company’s sales, marketing & reservations functions. Annie’s prior roles include a web design apprenticeship & leisure centre receptionist and life guard.

Lauren Bradley
Lauren Bradley Account Executive Learn more

Lauren Bradley

Account Executive

Reporting to Francesca, Lauren is responsible for providing daily sales, marketing & PR support for the Elite Island Resorts team. Lauren has travelled extensively and previously worked as a Travel Expert at STA Travel in Chelmsford / Bluewater stores & been an intern at leading fashion brand Harper’s Bazaar UK.

Jaymey McIvor
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Jaymey McIvor

Reporting to Francesca, Jaymey is responsible for numerous special projects & social media activities, alongside office support. Jaymey has A levels in Travel and Tourism and part time runs his own on line florist business.  He was Head Boy at Epping High School and a Young MP.