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Vine Hotels

Vine Hotels is a leading-edge hotel management company. We specialise in multi-layered management solutions for branded and independent hotels and venues. In addition, we deliver a dynamic range of other services for hotel and venue owners, and other stakeholder groups.

Our team is made up of experienced hotel and venue operators, financial specialists, and sales and marketing leaders, headed up by –

•  Greg Dyke, Chairman - Former Director General of the BBC and the FA
•  Garin Davies, Chief Executive - Former Divisional Director of BDL Management and Board Director of Best Western

Working alongside hotel owners, property developers, local authorities, investors, and administration teams, our uniquely customisable service propositions deliver optimum profitability in many diverse scenarios.

We understand that a single solution or set of solutions doesn't fit all needs. So, we supply different bespoke services to meet different hotel, venue and stakeholder demands.

As Vine Hotels are hotel and venue owners and operators right across the UK, we have a deep insight into how to develop, manage and maximise the potential of a property. And by gaining a thorough and detailed understanding of the individual needs of business owners or custodians, we're equipped to purpose-design strategies that add significant value.


Vine Hotels is led by a senior team of hospitality professionals with vast experience in their specialisms, combining their expertise to provide professional services built on dedication, knowhow and integrity.

Greg DykeGreg Dyke

Previously chairman of the Football Association and the British Film Institute, Greg is a well-known media executive, journalist, broadcaster and former Director General of the BBC. He has held Chief Executive positions with LWT, Pearson Television and Channel 5 and was Chancellor of the University of York.

Greg has held hotel interests over a number of years and became chairman of Vine hotels in 2015.

Garin Davies - Vine Hotels

Garin Davies
Chief Executive

Having served as Board Member of Best Western UK and a previous Divisional Director of BDL Management, Garin has a wealth of experience across all aspects of the hospitality industry.

Garin became a hotel owner in 2009, proactively increasing the portfolio ever since. He maintains close ties with Accor, Hilton, IHG & Best Western among others. These relationships serve our clients well when they decide to go down the franchising route.

Hotel specialists possessing over a century of combined experience in the hospitality industry, Vine Hotels support team ensures superior returns for all our owners.

Neil Burgin

Neil Burgin
Chief Financial Officer

Neil was appointed in September 2017 and has overall responsibility for the financial management of the business.

Tony Fish - Vine Hotels

Tony Fish
Finance Director

Tony is an experienced hotelier, whose
career in Hotel Financial Control and
Hotel Management has covered most
aspects of the industry.

Heather Stewart - Vine Hotels

Heather Stewart
Human Resources Director

Heather has enormous experience in hotel human resources management in both large and small properties at senior level.

Simon Bunker Purchasing Officer the team Vine Hotel Management

Simon Bunker
Purchasing Officer

Simon is the Group's systems specialist with deep knowledge of procurement and F&B operations.

Dan Wilson Regional General Manager

Dan Wilson
Regional General Manager

Dan has been with Vine Hotels since July 2018 and has over 17 years of experience in brand and private hospitality properties.

Liz Wood - Vine Hotels


Liz has 25+ years' experience of
hospitality sales in-house and on an
outsourced basis for sporting, cultural,
arts, hotel, restaurant, and leisure venues.

Liz Wood - Vine Hotels

Helen Shepherd
Group Revenue Manager

Helen has over 20 years' experience
managing hotel revenues, which has
seen her work within numerous hotel
brands and a selection of
independently owned properties.