Hospitality Experience

Ali Powell

Ali’s experience covers the international hospitality sector with a focus of hotels and retirement living.

She has held senior leadership positions in Commercial Growth; Marketing, Sales; Strategic Planning; Pricing; Customer Experience; Trends & Innovation and Revenue Optimisation at Hilton, InterContinental Hotels Group, Premier Inn, and PegasusLife.

Her last corporate roles was Chief Commercial Officer. She is a regular public speaker at hospitality, sales and marketing events and has won several awards listed in the below section.

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Her experience is broad and deep, and has helped new hospitality business launch into market, and others to scale-up successfully, securing millions of additional income and profitability.


Ali founded her own hospitality and leisure business growth consultancy, Commercial Acceleration.

She has helped many businesses with their go-to-market strategy and execution; enter new markets; diversify; innovate and generate millions of additional revenue.

She has a huge network from her 25 years’ experience in the UK and international hospitality markets.

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