Iain, who has more than 20 years of international hospitality experience, has spent most of his career at Louvre Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Jin Jiang Hotels.
He first joined that company in September 2008 as Senior Regional General Manager before being promoted in 2014 to Director of International Operations.
Iain worked in that position for eight months and then joined Damac Hotels & Resorts in Dubai as Corporate Director of Operations, before returning to Louvre Hotels Group in 2017 as COO and Head of Development Asia Pacific.
Based in Belmond's regional headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, Iain will manage the regional operations, finance, sales and marketing, and development teams across six countries in the region.
Recent Appointments at LVMH Hotel Management
19 November 2020 — Belmond El Encanto, a picturesque hideaway located in the exclusive Santa Barbara Hills, is thrilled to welcome Janis Clapoff to the team as General Manager. Clapoff brings over 30 years of luxury hotel experience to the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler World's Best-listed hotel to oversee its 92 charming cottages and suites, California Coastal cuisine concepts, tranquil destination spa, a zero-edge pool and fitness facilities, and stellar property team.
15 February 2019 — Rob joins the team with more than 20 years of experience across luxury hotel brands that include St. Regis, Rosewood Hotels and Resorts and Four Seasons Hotels. Most recently while working with The Peninsula Beverly Hills, he was responsible for implementing strategic goals for the principle teams across its Reservations, Sales, Advertising, E-Commerce, Social Media and Public Relations departments.
15 February 2019 — Colleen joins the property with over 30 years of luxury hotel experience working for international hotel brands including Hilton, Accor, and Marriott. She joins Belmond from the Hilton Checkers in Los Angeles, CA where she was General Manager.