Hotel group signs with Cherries for fifth year

SIGNING UP AGAIN: AFC Bournemouth partnerships manager Amy Brunton, young Cherries players Keelan O’Connell and Phil Keehne, Village Hotels’ Amy Spreadbury, AFC Bournemouth Youth Team manager Carl Fletcher and player Dinesh Gilella.

AFC Bournemouth has signed up a leading local business for a fifth consecutive season.

Village Hotel Club Bournemouth is continuing its partnership with the Cherries as Regional Supporters for the 2018/19 season.

AFC Bournemouth partnerships manager Amy Brunton said:  “We are delighted to have Village Hotel Club Bournemouth back on board with us for a fifth year in succession.

“We have an exceptional partnership and Village Hotels supports AFCB’s Under-21s development squad by providing the team access to the leisure facilities. This helps the team with recovery sessions as well as personal development.”

Village Hotel Club Bournemouth, located just off Castle Lane East, boasts outstanding facilities having recently undergone a £3m refurbishment.

Amy Spreadbury, director of sales at Village Hotels, said: “Our partnership with AFC Bournemouth is very much a natural fit as we are both brand leaders in the town.

“We are spreading the message about the need to keep fit and active and more than pleased to offer our facilities to help keep the Cherries youngsters at the top of their game.”

The Village is also continuing as Executive Partners of AFC Business – the club’s commercial arm which has 1,600 members and is the engine for all the club’s business activities – for a second consecutive season

AFC Business is AFC Bournemouth’s free to join business club. As a member of AFC Business, you will receive a number of brilliant benefits.

Village Hotels will continue to have Vitality Stadium advertising and home and away player kit sponsorship of Cherries Under-21s manager Carl Fletcher as well as regularly attending corporate and club events.

For further information about the business club, email commercial@afcb.co.uk or call 0344 576 1910.