Rocco Forte Hotels has announced the appointment of Jan Arnold to the role of vice president of sales. Based in Frankfurt, Arnold will direct a team of 24 regional sales directors and managers located in 12 countries in Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and China.
The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte hotel in Edinburgh, has revealed a new look for one of its signature suites, The Glamis. The location was designed by Olga Polizzi, Rocco Forte Hotels’ director of building and design, and sister to Rocco Forte
The Balmoral in Edinburgh, a Rocco Forte Hotel, has announced Mark Donald as the new head chef at Number One - the hotel’s Michelin starred restaurant. Donald joins Number One, named after the hotel’s address at one Princes Street, from Sydney, Australia, where he was head chef at Bentley Restaurant & Bar.
The piece de resistance of the new front hall is the hand painted wallpaper featuring whimsical wisteria, created exclusively for Brown’s by renowned British interior designer, Adam Ellis.
Located in the charming town of Savellestri di Fasano, Masseria Torre Maizza is a historic farmhouse dating back to the 16th century, surrounded by ancient olive trees and a nine-hole golf course.
PRCO has announced its appointment as the UK public relations representatives for Rocco Forte Hotels. The brand boasts a portfolio of 11 landmark hotels and resorts in iconic destinations, with a further five new openings in the pipeline.
Rocco Forte Hotels has announced its latest new property of the year following the signing of an agreement to acquire Grand Hotel Villa Igiea, in Palermo, Sicily.
Rocco Forte Hotels has announced the promotion of Rachel Ellen from head of finance to group finance director and her appointment to the main board of directors.
Having served as general manager of Brown’s for 11 years, Stuart Johnson has spent the last two on a globetrotting secondment, largely developing the upcoming Westbund Hotel in Shanghai ahead of its opening next summer. Now, returning to his first love, he tells Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole about his plans for this historic property
Rocco Forte Hotels is taking over the operations of Masseria Torre Maizza, an existing five-star resort located in Puglia, Italy. The hotel will reopen as a Rocco Forte hotel in May 2019 following a significant refurbishment of its facilities.
Rocco Forte Hotels has announced the return of hotelier Stuart Johnson to Brown’s Hotel as managing director. He will take up the role on September 3rd.