Cardiff’s Angel Hotel has promoted its operations manager to the role of GM to head up the 102-bedroom hotel.
Former operations manager Richard Smith has been promoted to general manager of the Cairn Group-owned hotel in the Welsh capital.
Originally from Southampton, Smith relocated to Wales in 2012 and has been part of the Angel Hotel team for seven years.
He originally joined as food and beverage manager, and most recently worked as operations manager.
He said: “To step into the role of general manager at The Angel Hotel is a dream come true. I’ve grown to love this hotel and know it inside out, so it feels really special to get my big break and first general manager position. I’ve hit the ground running as we approach the busy festive period and plan for an exciting New Year.”
Cairn Group’s HR director Richard Adams, added: “At Cairn Group we highly value our people and we recognised Richard’s talent and passion. We are thrilled to see him step up as general manager and have every confidence he will lead the team to great things.”