2016 May 10 01:00
Paul Skinner appointed Director of Operations at Jumeirah Carlton Tower
London, 10 May 2016: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has appointed Paul Skinner as Director of Operations at Jumeirah Carlton Tower, the 216-room hotel situated in London’s Knightsbridge.
Paul returns to Jumeirah Carlton Tower after a ten year hiatus, having previously been Director of Food and Beverage at the hotel from 2003 to 2006. He brings with him a wealth of luxury hospitality experience gathered during his 27-year career in the industry.
Paul’s most recent role was Director of Rooms at The Langham, London, a position he took on in May 2014 having joined the hotel as Director of Food and Beverage in November 2009. Prior to that, he held senior food and beverage management roles at properties including The Balmoral, The Conrad London and The Athenaeum Hotel and Apartments.
Reporting to General Manager Katie Benson, Paul will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the hotel front- and back-of-house operations. Katie said: “I am delighted to welcome Paul back to the Jumeirah Carlton Tower. His outstanding hospitality experience will be invaluable in helping us to build on our reputation for delivering world-class service and exceptional guest experiences in London’s most fashionable neighbourhood.”
Voted the Best Luxury City Hotel at The World Luxury Hotel Awards 2014, Jumeirah Carlton Tower is one of London’s finest hotels. Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, this luxury landmark is renowned for its warm and attentive service, fine dining in The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant and exclusive Peak Health Club & Spa with its enviable location off Sloane Street. The recently refurbished Ballroom and conservatory-style Garden Rooms overlooking Cadogan Place Gardens make a stunning setting for all types of meetings and events, accommodating receptions for 20 to 700 guests.
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About Jumeirah Carlton Tower:
Jumeirah Carlton Tower, situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, is a landmark hotel acknowledged as one of London’s finest. The hotel is noted for its fine dining, exclusive Peak Health Club & Spa and enviable location off Sloane Street – the Capital’s most fashionable shopping area. Jumeirah Carlton Tower offers 216 rooms and suites, individually styled with a calm and contemporary feel, together with world-class dining in The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant, Chinoiserie and The Club Room.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
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