People moves: Hilton UK and Ireland

Mark Taylor, former director of regional marketing (central and north) for hotel chain Hilton UK and Ireland, has been promoted to the new role of director of consumer marketing for the group. Taylor will oversee all brand partnerships, corporate and marketing programmes, as well as the website.

Taylor will also lead a team to create an SME product to target the small business market and develop Hilton UK and Ireland's tactical promotional programme for 2005.