By Angela Green, Content Executive: New GM at the Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa.
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Crerar Hotels has appointed Gemma Coll as General Manager at the Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, who adopted the position on International Women’s Day.
Coll was Assistant Manager of the hotel, and has been with the company since 2021 with more than 11 years of managerial experience within the hospitality industry, in Scotland and internationally.
Prior to joining Crerar Hotels, Coll previously worked with Gleneagles Hotel, and the Macdonald Forrest Hills Resort. She also spent time in South Africa managing both a four-star hotel as well as luxury self-catering accommodation.
During her time at the four-star Isle of Mull, she has overseen the operation of the hotel after a £4 million renovation which included the launch of the reimagined Driftwood Spa, the secluded outdoor Wilderness Deck, and thermal experiences for guests to enjoy amongst the backdrop of the Mull wilderness.
Gemma Coll, General Manager, said of her appointment: “It’s been an exciting time for the Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, and I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part of these monumental moments.
“The Group has been incredibly supportive of my development within the company so I’m looking forward to seeing what the next few years have in store for the hotel, myself, and my wonderful team.
“Crerar Hotels is an inclusive and diverse environment that supports and encourages ambition, I am delighted that I get to start my new chapter as General Manager at the Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa on International Women’s Day, as a reminder to myself and to others in the business that hospitality has so many opportunities to build a fantastic career and with the right employer behind you, the world is your oyster.”
Chris Wayne-Wills, CEO of Crerar Hotels, said: “I’ve had the pleasure of overseeing Gemma’s time with the company, and I’m thrilled that all her hard work has paid off with her new role.
“At Crerar Hotels, we pride ourselves on investing in our associates and their progression in the hospitality industry through the Crerar Academy and Gemma’s progression to General Manager at the Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa, really cements our commitment to promoting our people and nurturing our homegrown talent. I believe Gemma will continue to lead her team with the passion that Crerar Hotels are known for, and she will continue to be a credit to the Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa.”