The Doyle Collection has today announced two new appointments at The Bristol Hotel. Mark Payne joins as the hotel’s new General Manager and Kai Taylor has been appointed as Executive Head Chef.
Mark Payne has extensive experience working in the hotel industry and is a welcome addition to The Doyle Collection. In 2008 Mark took up the position of Deputy General Manager at the Clarion Hotel IFSC, Dublin, to oversee the hotel’s refurbishment and rebuild. More recently he opened Jurys Inn, Aberdeen, as General Manager before heading south again to return to The Bristol Hotel, where he was previously Rooms Division Manager in 2006.
Also joining the team at The Bristol Hotel is Kai Taylor, who has over 21 years experience of high standard cookery and management. Kai has wealth of experience in the hotel business, having been Head Chef at prestigious hotels including Copthorne Hotel, Chisildon House Hotel and Parklands Hotel.
The Doyle Collection’s portfolio of eleven individual luxury hotels are located in the centre of six international cities - Dublin, Cork, London, Bristol, Boston and Washington DC. The collection comprises eleven luxury hotels including The Westbury Hotel in Dublin; The Marylebone Hotel, The Bloomsbury Hotel and The Kensington Hotel in London, The Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington DC and The Back Bay Hotel in Boston. The Doyle Collection has a total of 2,150 bedrooms across its eleven hotels.
Commenting on the new appointments, CEO of The Doyle Collection, Pat King said: ‘I am very pleased to announce the new appointments at The Bristol Hotel. Mark and Kai bring a wealth of knowledge and experience that will help to develop and shape the growth of the hotel and they join us at a very exciting time in the group’s development.”