Francisco Macedo

The announcement was made today by Iconic Luxury Hotels' Executive Director, Andrew Stembridge that Francisco Macedo, currently General Manager of Cliveden House, and Group Operations Director of Iconic Luxury Hotels, has been promoted to the newly created role of Senior Vice President Asset Management, Iconic Luxury Hotels - International.

Iconic Luxury Hotels, part of L+R Hotels, is a family-owned global hotel investment and management company with an extensive portfolio of more than 115 hotels, with 23,000 bedrooms across the UK, Europe, the US, and the Caribbean. Founded in December 2016, Iconic Luxury Hotels is an expanding collection of owned and managed hotels comprises an eclectic mix of properties each celebrating distinctive architectural style, cultural heritage, and natural surroundings. With their own character, traditions, and stories they share a common commitment to delivering outstanding experiences.

Francisco Macedo, who was awarded the accolade of 'Manager of the Year 2023' in the 40th Anniversary of the Catey Awards, joined Cliveden in September 2018 and has management experience across a wide variety of hotels properties. Previous posts include General Manager of 5-star Bovey Castle in Devon (2015-2018); Operations Manager of both the Stapleford Park Country House Hotel (2013-2015) and The Manor at Weston on the Green (2012-2013); Restaurant & Bars Manager at Luton Hoo Hotel Golf & Spa (2010-2012); international experience as Food & Beverage Director with the Pestana Hotel Group (2006-2010), and the Tivoli Hotels & Resort Group in Portugal and Brazil (2000-2006).

Francisco was born on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Recent personal achievements in the past year have included academic recognition as part of the Cornell Diploma on Real Estate and Asset Management and well as the Cornell Certificate in Hospitality Marketing in Uncertain Times. He has attended the highly recognised Worldwide General Managers Programme at Cornell University after being awarded a St Julian's Scholarship, by the Worshipful Company of Innholders, Lord Forte Foundation, Savoy Educational Trust, and the Master Innholders. Francisco was made a Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Innholders and a Freeman of the City of London becoming the youngest member to hold the title of Master Innholder in 2021 and in 2024 was made a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Innholders.

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