De Vere Cotswold Water Park, part of De Vere’s collection of country estates, distinctive contemporary hotels and destination event spaces, has announced the appointment of Michael Lavizani as General Manager.
Lavizani has more than 28 years’ experience in the hospitality and hotel industries, since first starting his career at Bovey Castle. He was also previously General Manager at Shrigley Hall Hotel Golf and Country Club, and before the move to the Cotswolds, Michael was at the helm of the Double Tree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort.
Lavizani said, “It’s a pleasure to become part of the De Vere Cotswold Water Park family, as well as the wider De Vere team. The hotel has an excellent reputation and I’m looking forward to working with the team to build on that success and to ensuring that all guests have the best possible experience.”
Laurie Nicol, Chief Operating Officer at De Vere, commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Michael onboard with us at De Vere. Michael has exceptional credentials and knowledge within the hospitality sector, and we know that he will provide strong and effective leadership to enable De Vere Cotswold Water Park to continue to deliver remarkable results. We’re looking forward to working alongside him in his new role.”