• Instant network for members to facilitate referrals and working together to achieve common marketing goals.
  • Invitation to attend at least 8 HEYHA meetings per year (normally 9.45 a.m - 12 noon) where information is shared on all aspects that affect the local hotel market often with guest speakers updating members on current developments and opportunities.
  • Opportunity for staff members to participate in joint legislative courses, First Aid Hygiene, Health and Safety.
  • A dedicated point of contact - close association with VHEY, Princes Quay, St Stephens, Chamber of Commerce, Welcome to Yorkshire ,Hull Bid, Hull College, The Deep, Hull Truck, Visit York, NEL, Amy Johnson Festival, Local Food Network, and Hull City of Culture 2017.
  • Joint lobbying for improvement to the infrastructure of local tourism- currently passionate about the need for a 1000 delegate Conference space in Hull City Centre   to benefit everyone involved in business tourism.
  • Opportunity to give support to Festivals and Events. HEYHA sponsors the Copper Saucepan Award for the Apprentice Chef of the Year, and supports the Freedom Festival, Beverley Folk Festival, Beverley Food Festival, Hull Business Expo.
  • Participation in HEYHA website and Hull Whatson website hotel section with text and hyperlink.

HEYHA Members 7th September 2016, Beverley Tickton Grange

2017 Meeting Dates

  • Thursday 26th January 2017 - Holiday Inn Hull Marina
  • Thursday 2nd March 2017 - Ashbourne Hotel, North Killingholme
  • Thursday 11th May 2017 - KCOM Stadium
  • Thursday 15th June 2017 - Mercure Royal Hotel
  • Thursday 20th July 2017 - Village the Hotel Club, Hull
  • Thursday 7th September 2017 - Hampton by Hilton, Humberside Airport
  • Wednesday 18th October 2017 - Mercure Grange Park Hotel
  • Thursday 30th November 2017 - The St James Grimsby

All meetings 9:45am - 12 noon followed by a light lunch.

Agendas are sent out one week in advance all members can suggest items for the agenda and speakers.

Apologies to be sent one week in advance otherwise it is assumed that the member is attending.


We are always looking to recruit professional, quality hotels Restaurants and Event Venues to the Association; contact Paul Vinsen.

Below are listed the members of the HEYHA. Click their names to be linked to their websites.

Hospitality Members

Freedom Centre

Danielle Johnstone
Conference and Event Sales Coordinator

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 710100


Napoleon's Casino

Penny Lamming
Head of Administration

Tony Armstrong
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 221133


School of Catering - Hull College

Ian Snedden
Curriculum Leader

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 329943

Tiger Events at the KCOM Stadium

Lynnsey Pilmer
Marketing Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 358327


True-Budget Accom (Hotel Booking Agent)

Steve Tradewell

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 679101

Hotel Members: The City of Hull & East Yorkshire

Beverley Tickton Grange Hotel

Maggie Whymant
Managing Director

HEYHA Member

T: 01964 543666


Cave Castle Hotel

Simon Fuller
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01430 422245


Doubletree by Hilton Hull

Opening November 2017

Sarah Whitfield
General Manager
HEYHA Vice Chairman

Helen Symonds
Director of Sales

T: 01482 755500

Hallmark Hotel Hull

Serena Walters
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 645212


Holiday Inn Express

Debra Hutchins
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 485700


Holiday Inn Hull Marina

Nigel Dibb
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 386300


Ibis Hotel Hull

Phil Woods
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 387500

Mercure Grange Park Hotel Hull

Maurizio de Martino (Operations Manager)
HEYHA Treasurer
Peter Nye (Northern Cluster Manager)

T: 08448 159037


Mercure Royal Hotel

General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 325087


Village the Hotel Club Hull

Paul Bentham
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01482 427110


Hotel Members: Grimsby & the South Bank

Ashbourne Hotel

Andrew Smith
Hotel Director

HEYHA Member

T: 01469 541010


Best Western Oaklands Hall Hotel

Barry Flint
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01472 872248


Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort

Victoria Baggott
Director of Sales

HEYHA Member

T: 01652 650770


Hampton by Hilton
Humberside Airport

Now open

Sam Cooke (Sales Manager)
Sam Teale (General Manager)

HEYHA Member

T: 01652 413112


Humber Royal Grimsby

Teresa Penistone
General Manager

T: 01472 240024


The St James (Grimsby)

Craig Healey
General Manager

HEYHA Member

T: 01472 359771