2017-03-09 / Community

Kennebunk Resort Collection names new sales director

KENNEBUNKPORT – Nicki Noble Bean has joined the Kennebunkport Resort Collection as the new director of sales.  

In this position, Bean is responsible for leading all sales strategies and driving corporate and group business across KRC’s diverse portfolio of eight luxury and upscale properties. 

With a decade of experience in New England hospitality, Bean brings well-rounded sales expertise and marketing leadership to the position. She is joining the KRC team from Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, where she was the director of marketing.

"Nicki has a strong prowess in customized and needs-based selling, building relationships that drive repeat business, along with a proven track record of success," said Barbara Press, Director of Human Resources. "We’re thrilled to welcome Nicki to our executive team."

Prior to working for Nonantum Resort, Bean held leadership positions at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore and at the Omni Parker House in Boston, where she was named the Fourth Top Individual Performer for the entire Omni Hotels & Resorts company for cross-selling sister properties nationwide.  

Her previous work experience also includes tourism manager at the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce in New Hampshire and as a senior customized tour consultant at EF Educations Tours based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Bean currently resides in Arundel with her family and has served as a board member for the Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce and the Maine Beaches Association. 

Comprising a diverse portfolio of luxury and upscale properties, the Kennebunkport Resort Collection includes Hidden Pond, one of the finest luxury boutique hotels in the Northeast;  The Tides Beach Club, Southern Maine’s only beachfront luxury boutique hotel; the Kennebunkport Inn, centrally located in downtown Kennebunkport; Cape Arundel Inn & Resort, a grand, oceanfront summer estate in nearby Cape Arundel; The Cottages at Cabot Cove, featuring individually designed luxury cottages; sister property The Lodge on the Cove, a family-oriented boutique resort; the Grand Hotel, located on Chase Hill in Kennebunk; and The Boathouse Waterfront Hotel, a social locale situated harbor side on the Kennebunk River. 

KRC also owns and manages restaurants and catering venues in the area.

Information about all KRC hotels and resorts can be found atwww.kennebunkportresortcollection.com or by following @kennebunkportmaine on Instagram.

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