Andrew O’Connor Appointed Business Development Manager at Guestline
Andrew O’Connor has been appointed Business Development Manager at Guestline, an award-winning global leader and provider of cloud-based technology solutions for the hospitality industry. With an impressive background in sales and an in-depth understanding of the Irish hospitality market, Andrew brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role.
Throughout his career, Andrew has excelled in sales and business development roles within the Irish hospitality industry. He was the first-ever Hospitality Sales Manager for myTaxi (now Free Now) in Ireland, where he successfully expanded the company’s market presence in Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Sligo. At SeaChange, Andrew served as Head of Sales, focusing on the Irish hotel market and significantly growing their Irish hotel customer base by approximately 7 times, including the successful introduction of new digital products. Moreover, during his latest tenure at Snapfix, Andrew played a key role in closing 70% of all new hotel business in Ireland, securing important contracts with prominent hotels and groups.
Andrew’s initial encounter with Guestline, as an integrating partner during his time at Snapfix, sparked his interest in cloud-based technology:
“I am excited to collaborate with Country Manager Clio O’Gara and the team, building on Clio’s success in the Irish market, to bring Guestline’s proven cloud-based solutions to hoteliers. There has been significant growth of technology in the sector and our mission is to educate and empower Irish hoteliers with the tools to optimise their operations and enhance the guest experience.” Says Andrew.
Andrew graduated from DCU with a Degree in Communications in 2008 and has since distinguished himself with a professional Diploma in Digital Marketing. Throughout his career, Andrew has excelled in selling into the Irish hospitality market, accumulating valuable insights and establishing a strong network within the industry.