Daniel Rich has been appointed as the general manager of the four-AA-star Barton Grange hotel in Preston and will oversee the second phase of a £500,000 refurbishment.
Prior to joining the hotel, Rich, who has worked in the hospitality industry for 17 years, was general manager at the Holiday Inn in Preston.
He said: "Becoming part of the team at the Barton Grange is a wonderful opportunity for me. The quality of the service, facilities and the team are second to none and I'm thrilled that I can use all my experience at such an exciting time to further develop and support the hotel with its refurbishment plans."
Rich will now oversee the transformation of the hotel's meeting and training rooms, following the upgrading of the executive and superior bedrooms with Sky TV, high speed Wi-Fi, new mattresses, Bluetooth speakers and Nespresso coffee machines.
Owner and managing director of Barton Grange, Guy Topping, said: "We are extremely lucky to be able to announce that Daniel has joined the team as our new general manager.
"He brings with him a wealth of experience from some of the north west's leading hotels and we are looking forward to him running the hotel as we head in to 2015 and the refurbishment of all our conference rooms."
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