Luxury four-star hotel, Crewe Hall, has appointed Howard Lewis at its new GM.
Lewis has taken the reins at the Grade-I listed property, which is operated by UK independent hotel management company, RBH.
An experienced hotelier who has worked in the industry for more than 30 years, Lewis will head up the 195-strong team at the 117-bed hotel in the heart of the Cheshire countryside.
Lewis started his career as a graduate management trainee with De Vere Hotels at The Belfry and he has gained experience in various roles – including guest services manager and food & beverage manager.
During his 18 years in general manager positions, he spent a decade with Hilton Worldwide operating large residential conference and events properties. The hotelier’s most recent role saw him kick-start the opening process for new aparthotel, The London Warehouse – Manchester.
Commenting on his appointment Lewis said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be starting the New Year by taking on a new role within the team at Crewe Hall. It’s an outstanding property in a fantastic location, boasting a wonderful history and great reputation.
“My main focus will be on raising the already high standards at the hotel, and ensuring our guests receive nothing less than the first class experience that Crewe Hall is known for. Whether they’re staying with us for leisure, attending a conference or popping in for a spot of lunch or afternoon tea, we want each and every guest to feel special.”