DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre has appointed Marcello Ventisei as General Manager of the RBH operated hotel, with Carol Mackillop joining the team as Marketing Manager.
Ventisei brings 26 years of managerial experience to the four star hotel following recent roles as Cluster General Manager for Macdonald Hotels and Resorts in Central Scotland and seven years as General Manager of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square.
In his new role, Ventisei will lead the team at the 138 bedroom hotel, strategically managing sales, operations and finance as well as overseeing people development.
Commenting on his appointment Ventisei said: “It’s an honour to be back in the heart of the city, leading a team at a hotel steeped in such architectural history. The hotel already had a fantastic reputation and I am looking forward to working with the team to further develop a world class guest experience.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre’s new Marketing Manager, Carol Mackillop, joins the team following eight years in event design and management with Cameron and All Event Hire.
Mackillop said: “DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre is a fantastic venue – especially with its Sky Bar providing the best view of the capital.
“I intend to hit the ground running in my role here with a packed calendar of events scheduled for the coming months for both residential and non-residential guests. From festive silent discos to themed afternoon teas and a Rocky Horror Singalong – we’ve got something for everyone, and I’m delighted to join the team here.”