Ellie is a travel and hospitality professional specialised in luxury hotels, boutique properties and high-end cultural tailor-made touring.
She has travelled to over 40 countries, visited over 500 hotels, launched an award-winning travel blog and has been featured in the Sunday Times.
In addition to more than a decade of experience in the luxury travel world, Ellie has a formative career beginning in management consultancy and has practical skills and proven track record in sales, marketing, strategy,
operations and delivery.
Over the years she has worked with the world’s most prestigious hotel brands including Aman Resorts, Belmond, Peninsula Hotels, Oberoi , COMO and Mandarin Orienta, top luxury boutique properties across four continents and renowned booking platforms such as Mr & Mrs Smith and Hotel Guru.
Helping boutique hotels achieve their full potential is what gets her
out of bed in the morning.
Truly a global citizen, Ellie grew up in the Middle East, Siberia, Eastern Turkey and The Netherlands to British and French parents. Having spent time living in Bhutan and India, she now divides her time between London,
South Africa and the South of France.
Ellie received First Class Honours in Combined Social Sciences from Durham University, before gaining a Masters in Critical & Cultural Theory at Cardiff University. She later studied Indian & Islamic Art History and Archaeology (MA) at SOAS.
In addition to travel and hotels, her interests include art history, the decorative arts, classical music, architecture, interiors and gardens.
A life-long learner, topics of further study include courses on Ancient Greek history, Greek & Roman mythology, Architecture, Horticulture and the English Country House & Garden.
Chiron Hotel Consulting
Chiron Hotel Consulting provides consulting services to small, owner-run,
boutique hotels and properties.
Our team has over a decade of global experience in luxury travel, boutique hotels, high-end hospitality, tailor-made tour operations, booking platforms and
We believe in work that is clear, efficient, effective and adds value. We deliver practical pieces of work in short time-frames that are affordable, easily implemented and make a tangible difference to owner-run businesses. No jargon, vague promises or expensive long-term retainers.
Chiron is a centaur from classical antiquity known for his practical guidance and wisdom. In a poem by Hesiod he offered Achilles advice prior to the Trojan War.
We firmly believe that owners know their properties best of all. Chiron Hotel Consulting is here to help with advice and implementation to compliment existing offerings. We care about our clients and want them to be the best they can be.
10 years of experience in luxury hotels, hospitality and tailormade tour operations
32 years spent travelling the world
40+ countries visited
520+ hotels inspected
190+ hotels stayed at
2,200+ hotel websites browsed
2 languages spoken
1 board position for a luxury hotel
1 diverse global network