Starhotels appoints London F&B director
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Starhotels appoints London F&B director

UK: Alex von Ulmenstein has been appointed to the newly created role of director of F&B for the three London hotels under the Starhotels Collezione brand – The Franklin, The Gore and The Pelham. Ulmenstein joins Starhhotels from Wentworth Club, where he served as director of food and beverage. Prior

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Starhotels appoints MD

Italy: Starhotels, the first Italian private hotel company by revenue, has appointed Francesco Brunetti as managing director of the group. Brunetti has gained long-standing experience in the hotel industry, covering prominent managerial roles at hotel chains including Hilton, ITT Sheraton, CIGA and Starwood, overseeing the merger of the latter with

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Starhotels Collezione London Complex appoints general manager

UK: Thomas James Orchard will oversee three London-based properties: The Franklin, The Gore and The Pelham. Orchard has over 30 years of hospitality experience, most recently serving as managing director and general manager at Carlisle Bay in Antigua. Other positions include regional general manager of COMO Metropolitan London and COMO

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The Pelham appoints hotel manager
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The Pelham appoints hotel manager

UK: Starhotels has named Eleonora Bortolato as hotel manager of The Pelham in South Kensington, London. Bortolato joins The Pelham from Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, where she was director of residences for four years. Prior to this, she was residential sales manager at the Four Seasons

The Franklin London appoints hotel manager
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The Franklin London appoints hotel manager

UK: The Franklin London – Starhotels Collezione has appointed Mishaal Eid as its hotel manager.  In his new role, Eid will be responsible for managing the daily operations of The Franklin, which is a 35-room boutique hotel located in Knightsbridge with a view overlooking Egerton Gardens.  The Franklin, which is

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Star Hotels acquires Royal Demeure Group properties

Italy: Italian hotel group Starhotels has signed an agreement with TDA Capital Group for the acquisition and management of the hotel properties of the Royal Demeure Group. Italy: Italian hotel group Starhotels has signed an agreement with TDA Capital Group for the acquisition and management of the hotel properties of

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The Gore and The Pelham change hands for £43 million

UK: Family-owned Italian group Starhotels has purchased The Gore and The Pelham, two boutique hotels in London’s South Kensington. UK: Family-owned Italian group Starhotels has purchased The Gore and The Pelham, two boutique hotels in London’s South Kensington. The sale by the vendors, a group of private investors, raised approximately