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Fairmont Windsor Park Announces Hotel Leadership Team

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17 February 2021


 – Fairmont Windsor Park Announces Hotel Leadership Team For What Will Be The UK’s Most Exciting Opening In 2021 – 


London, 17 February 2021Fairmont Windsor Park, part of the Arora Group and in partnership with Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, today unveiled its senior team taking on the prestigious and enviable task of opening what promises to be one of the most anticipated new hotels of 2021. Arora Group purchased The Savill Court Hotel & Spa which is now the site for the Fairmont Windsor Park after a complete redevelopment of the former building and grounds.


Leading the team is General Manager Andrew Brown MI who brings over 25 years of hospitality experience to this luxury opening. Andrew was recently awarded Master Innholder, the highest recognition of excellence within the worldwide hotel industry.


Supporting Andrew with the day to day running of the hotel will be Director of Operations, Jessica Podolsky, who joins from Starwood and Marriott and was previously involved with the re-opening of the Turnberry Golf Resort in Scotland. Jessica’s inspirational leadership qualities resulted in her being named ‘London’s Manager of the Year’ by Marriott.


Front of House Manager, James Lane, and Sigita Baltrusaitiene, Executive Housekeeper, will make up the rooms division team. With previous front of house experience with Raffles, Swisshotel and six years with Fairmont The Palm in Dubai, James will lead a front office team that will define luxury at its very best and in way that the Fairmont customer has become accustomed to. Sigita is a veteran of 18 years at the Arora Group, where she worked her way up from room attendant to Executive Housekeeper of the Heathrow Hotels. Sigita’s passion for her profession will make every guest feel like royalty from the moment they step into the building.


Fairmont Windsor Park aims to create wonderful experiences and memories with its food and beverage offering and this responsibility lands on the very experienced shoulders of Director of Food and Beverage, Patrick Mudalige. A former chef as part of the opening team at the 7-star Hotel Burj al Arab, Patrick has worked his way up through the food and beverage areas with leadership roles at Marriott, Hilton, Accor, Leading Hotels and Jumeirah across a number of countries.


The leadership team also includes two commercial roles with John Swift and Katarina Nielsen as Sales Director and Marketing & Communications Director respectively. With several sales’ leadership roles including at MGallery and Mercure, extensive experience within the events and corporate markets and a passion to create lasting relationships with his clients, John will undoubtably serve the Fairmont customer well. Katarina has held several senior marketing roles both within the hospitality industry with The Savoy London, and with luxury brands such as Aston Martin.


Commenting on the above appointments, Andrew Brown said “We are absolutely delighted and excited to be opening Fairmont Windsor Park and I am confident that my team has the experience and skill to embrace the opportunity. We can’t wait to welcome back those many guests both at home in the UK and overseas who are so looking forward to travel again and enjoy luxury hospitality”.


The recruitment of the remaining senior team is being finalised, with further announcements planned for the appointment of the Executive Chef and Director of Spa and Wellness.




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About Fairmont Windsor Park 

Scheduled to open later this year, Fairmont Windsor Park will offer over 200 elegant bedrooms and suites including the Royal Suite with a private entrance and access to a private wing in the spa and wellness area. The hotel will have 13 meeting rooms including an 800 sqm pillar free ballroom and spa and wellness facilities spread out over 2,500 sqm. Set in approximately 40 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens adjacent to Windsor Great Park and Savill Gardens, the hotel promises to be a game-changer in the UK luxury hotel market and will have a strong focus on wellness together with a fantastic food and beverage offering including a tea lounge, specialty dining restaurant, champagne bar, gin bar and an all-day dining restaurant. Fairmont Windsor Park is owned by the Arora Group and will be operated in partnership with Accor and their Fairmont brand. For further information please visit – @fairmontWP


About Fairmont

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where occasions are celebrated and history is made. Landmark hotels with unrivalled presence, authentic experiences and unforgettable moments have attracted visitors to Fairmont and its destinations since 1907. The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai are but a few of these iconic luxury hotels, forever linked to the special places where they reside. Famous for its engaging service, grand public spaces, locally inspired cuisine and celebrated bars and lounges, Fairmont promises a special brand of thoughtful luxury that will be remembered long after any visit. With a worldwide portfolio of more than 80 hotels, Fairmont also takes great pride in its deep community roots and leadership in sustainability. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,000 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. |


The Arora Group

The Arora Group is a successful UK-focused private group of companies, which leverages synergies across its specialist property, construction and hotel divisions to its strategic advantage. Since 1999, the Group has built its standing through meticulously managing projects from inception to delivery and beyond. Today, it owns and manages a diverse portfolio of flagship assets across the nation’s key business locations, partnering with some of the world’s most recognised brands to deliver consistently high service levels and sustainable growth.  For further information please visit – @Arora_Group

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