Starhotels Collezione has appointed Maurizio Redaelli as general manager of the group’s London collection of hotels, which includes The Gore, The Pelham and the new The Franklin.
Redaelli joins from his role of general manager at the five-star Castille Paris, also part of the Starhotels Collezione, and boasts almost 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry
He began his career in the hospitality industry at the Geneva Hotel Management School in Switzerland and from 1996 to 2003 worked at hotels including Hilton Worldwide, Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales and Jolly Hotel St. Ermins in London before working for the Jolly Hotel Group in Paris.
Starhotels Collezione is a collection of Starhotels’ 12 most representative hotels that combine ‘elegance, charm and exceptional service’.
Speaking on his appointment, Maurizio Redaelli says: “I am delighted to be managing the London hotels at such an exciting time. It is great to return to London – a city I know so well from my previous roles – and to be joining this passionate team and amazing project. I am very much focused on improving these hotels’ reputation and delivering the Starhotels’ Collezione world class customer service experience by offering the finest hospitality.”
Starhotels is a Florence-based, family-owned hotel group, with 29 hotels in destinations in Italy, Europe and US.
Starhotels Collezione is a collection of the brand’s most representative hotels, 12 locally inspired iconic properties with a strong heritage and personality.