Industry Update
Appointment 6 July 2018

Joanne Taylor-Stagg

Appointed General Manager
At The Capital London, United Kingdom

Joanne Taylor-StaggJoanne 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.  She started her 25-year career in South Africa and has spent 5 years in senior roles with ReDefineBDL (London and Birmingham), and 12 years with Marriott Hotels in the UK. Joanne's extensive experience in all key aspects of hospitality puts her in the perfect position to drive The Capital forward as a part of the prestigious Warwick Hotels & Resorts portfolio. She is a passionate hotelier and leading light among today's dynamic female general managers.

University of Strathclyde Business School

Joanne Taylor-Stagg (Class of 2016) is a graduate of University of Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow - United Kingdom
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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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