Industry Update
Appointment29 January 2018

Chris Xenophontos

Appointed Global Account Director UK
At Warwick Hotels & Resorts in London, United Kingdom

Chris Xenophontos Chris Xenophontos has joined Warwick Hotels & Resorts as their new Global Account Director UK. Chris joined Warwick Hotels & Resorts in January 2018 from Movenpick Hotels & Resorts where he was Corporate Sales Director for the last 9 years Chris has joined Warwick Hotels & Resorts to develop and increase the opportunities from the MICE and Corporate sectors within the UK. Founded in 1980, Warwick Hotels and Resorts represents a collection of distinct, upscale hotels and resorts known for its quality throughout the world with over 55 hotels from Europe to the United States to the Middle East to Asia and Africa. Warwick Hotels & resorts are known for having hotels in the best central locations. i.e. in Paris they are on the Champs Elysees, in London they are right next to Harrods (Capital hotel), in New York they are on 6th Avenue, In San Francisco they are on Union Square, in the Bahamas we are right on Paradise Island on the beach and our Chicago hotel is on Michigan Avenue.

Warwick International Hotels (WIH)

What began with the famed Warwick New York hotel in 1926 has grown to encompass an entire collection of hotels and resorts ­­– all worthy of the same iconic status. Each locale across the globe offers a harmonious hotel experience echoing the culture, history and charm of the destination at its doorstep.
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Recent Appointments at WIH

Tim Bathke - Area General Manager

18 September 2018 — Tim Bathke has been appointed as the new area general manager of Warwick Fiji and its properties. Mr Bathke's appointment is part of four new appointments at Warwick Hotels and Resorts Fiji.  The properties he will be in charge of include the Warwick Fiji, The Naviti Resort, Tambua Sands Beach Resort on the Coral Coast in Sigatoka and the Tokatoka Resort in Nadi.
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Joanne Taylor-Stagg - General Manager

6 July 2018 — Joanne Taylor-Stagg is the new general manager at The Capital Hotel and Apartments in Knightsbridge and is also responsible for The Levin Hotel and The London Bakery. Joanne joined from her 2-year role as general manager at The Trafalgar St James where she successfully repositioned the hotel from a 4-star to 5-star luxury.
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Christopher Chea - Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas

28 February 2018 — The adults-only, all-inclusive Warwick Paradise Island - Bahamas has appointed Bahamian Christopher Chea as the resort"s new Executive Chef. Chea brings 40 years of culinary experience and education to his role where he will be responsible for overseeing the operations, menu development and food preparation at the resort"s five restaurants.
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