Betianu has extensive experience in the hospitality sector and worked in senior roles at the Marriott Hotel, Preston, and in the cruise industry.
The 80-bedroom hotel is located on Preston Road and features a restaurant, eight meeting and conference rooms and includes a suite which can hold up to 220 people. The property is owned by Squire Hotels.
Betianu said: “This is a dream job for me, it’s exciting and already I’m loving my time here. I have worked in the area previously and I plan to utilise my experience to help the hotel grow in the city of Preston and further consolidate our position as a leading provider to bolster Lancashire’s booming economy and travel and tourism industry.”
Jodi Masterson, managing director at Squire Hotels, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Betianu to the team. He has a wealth of experience in the industry and he was the standout candidate. We’re sure that his qualities will help take the hotel to the next level.”