Former Virgin Hotels' CEO joins SH Hotels & Resorts
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Former Virgin Hotels’ CEO joins SH Hotels & Resorts

Worldwide: Starwood Capital has appointed Raul Leal as CEO of SH Hotels & Resorts, effective from 19 August 2021. Leal stepped down from his role as CEO of Virgin Hotels in January this year, succeeded by James Bermingham. At Virgin, Leal spent 10 years with the company. He oversaw the


Virgin Hotels plan second site in Scotland

UK: Marking the second international opening for the brand, Virgin Hotels has announced plans for a hotel in Glasgow expected to open in 2022. Located at 236-246 Clyde Street, the hotel will feature 242 rooms and suites, meeting and event space, multiple dining and drinking outlets, a restaurant, bar, social

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Virgin Hotels and Marriott International announce CEO

Worldwide: Virgin Hotels and Marriott International have announced James Bermingham and Anthony Capuano as CEO respectively. Virgin Hotels Bermingham joins the Virgin Hotels executive team following nearly two decades with Montage International. He served as executive vice president of operations for Montage, overseeing all aspects of operations for Montage as


Event Review: Deloitte Hotel Investment Conference

The 28th Deloitte Hotel Investment Conference, which took place at The Dorchester last week, was subtitled ‘Opportunity out of uncertainty’ – a very apposite line as the conference kicked off amid much shaking of heads as attendees digested the fact that Donald Trump had just won the US presidential election.