Industry Update
Appointment 7 June 2018

Andrew Blyth,

Appointed General Manager
At Dunston Hall in Norwich, United Kingdom

Andrew Blyth,

Experienced hotelier, Andrew Blyth, will now lead 150-strong team at the Elizabethan-style hotel, which is part of the QHotels portfolio.

Andrew, from Suffolk, will oversee operations at the 166-bed hotel, which is set within 150 acres of parkland and boasts a USA PGA-rated golf course, pool, spa, health club and restaurant.

With 30 years' experience in the industry, Andrew has worked in operations and general management in properties across the UK, most recently looking after Holiday Inn properties in North Bristol and Essex as General Manager.

RBH (former Redefine|BDL Hotels)

London-headquartered Redefine|BDL Hotels, which has a portfolio of more than 75 hotels across the UK, will be known as RBH going forward and has a new-look brand to match the streamlined company name.
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Recent Appointments at RBH (former Redefine|BDL Hotels)

Susan Bland - Managing Director

28 September 2020 — RBH, the UK's leading independent hotel management company, has promoted from within to fill the role of Managing Director. Susan Bland, previously the company's Chief Operations Support Officer which forms part of the Group's Executive management team, steps into the role with immediate effect, overseeing operations across the business, as well as continuing to look after its commercial side.
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Ronald Little - General Manager

12 July 2019 — Ronald Little has been appointed as General Manager of RBH operated hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh. Edinburgh born Ronald (45) brings 16 years' managerial experience to the four star hotel and will be trusted to ensure the ongoing success and reputation of the hotel.
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Barnaby Kean - General Manager

17 January 2019 — In anticipation of the Holiday Inn Express Bridgwater opening in spring 2019, Barnaby Kean has been newly appointed as General Manager. Barnaby (37) will lead the team at the new 138-bedroom hotel, which is operated by the UK's leading independent hotel management company, RBH.
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