Appointed General Manager
At 21c Museum Hotel Nashville - TN, USA
21c Museum Hotels has named Philip Forte general manager and Ian Wilson director of sales and marketing of 21c Museum Hotel Nashville, opening in the spring of 2017. The property, a historic rehabilitation of downtown’s Gray & Dudley Building (221 Second Avenue North), will feature 10,500 square feet of contemporary art exhibition and event space, a restaurant and bar, and 124 hotel rooms, including rooftop-level suites with private terraces and sweeping views of the Cumberland River and downtown.
Forte has honed his skills in a number of leadership posts with both boutique and branded properties. Most recently, he served as general manager of 21c Louisville. During that time he led the property to achieve its highest revenue month, and was a key member of the opening task force for both 21c Lexington and 21c Oklahoma City. Forte was also an active board member of the Greater Louisville Hospitality Lodging Association.