In anticipation of 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.
The experienced hotelier boasts a varied background within the industry, honing his expertise as a Sous Chef, Head Chef and Operations Manager, before taking on his most recent role as Hotel Manager at Holiday Inn London – Regent’s Park.
I am eager to kick off this new chapter of my career, and am looking forward to leading the team through the opening of what promises to be a fantastic new hotel in the local area. The building progress is going as planned and we are excited to see the finished result.
We hope to attract a variety of customers into the hotel, which we are confident will prove to be the perfect business venue with fantastic meetings and conference facilities and a warm, welcoming team.”
Holiday Inn Express Bridgwater is set to be the biggest hotel in the area, located in the Regional Rural Business Centre on the outskirts of the Somerset town. The hotel will offer a spacious bar and restaurant area, alongside two meeting rooms and an on-site car park.