Jupiter Hotels has announced the appointment of a Cluster General Manager management group to deliver excellence and growth across the group’s 29 UK hotels.
Each Cluster GM is responsible for hotels within a dedicated region, enabling a geo-localised approach to hotel management and ensuring that every hotel has the benefit of local thinking and national business support. The Cluster GM’s remit is to grow talent, manage CAPEX strategies at the hotel, implement operational and brand strategies and ensure excellence in the hotel product and experience.
James Fraser has been appointed Cluster GM for Scotland, with a remit to support Jupiter Hotel’s Mercure and Holiday Inn branded hotels in Edinburgh, Inverness, Ayr, Livingston, Glasgow, Perth and Dumfries.
James Conaghan continues to manage the Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel and adds the Mercure hotels in Norwich and Swansea to his remit.
Commenting on the appointments, Jupiter Hotels CEO, Shane Harris, said: “We are a successful management group because we put hoteliers at the heart of our business. We have a wealth of hotel management talent within our company and the creation of the Cluster GM group enables the knowledge, passion, vision and skills of our finest hotel managers to be utilised across across all of our 29 hotels.
“We have a growth and development strategy that stems from ensuring the excellent management of each of our hotels. These new appointments are central to our ongoing business strategy, putting the hotel product and experience first for our guests.”