By Angela Green
Hand Picked Hotels have appointed a new husband and wife team to lead the management of Braye Beach Hotel, in Alderney, Guernsey. Katey and Scott McDonald take over the management of the hotel to elevate its position as a leading coastal boutique hotel in the Channel Islands.
Scott and Katey have previously worked together at Hand Picked Hotels’ AA Four Red Star L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa in St Brelade’s Bay, Jersey and more recently at Thainstone House Hotel, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Scott is a hospitality professional with 25 years’ experience across a broad range of four and five-star properties. To date, his career has been built upon a passion for food and beverage, team building and leadership.
Katey is a seasoned sales manager with a range of experience across country house hotels, city centre and international resorts. Her career highlights include delivering memorable events for both her team and guests.
Julia Hands, Founder, Owner and CEO, Hand Picked Hotels, said of the appointments: “We’re thrilled to welcome Katey and Scott back to the Hand Picked Hotels family, and our Channel Islands’ properties. Having worked with them previously on L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa, we know they embody our core values of family, community, initiative, and individuality and are the perfect team to lead the growth and development of Braye Beach Hotel.”