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BLVD Hotel in Blackpool welcomes the experienced professional to join its impressive team as the destination continues to elevate its luxury offering. 

Philip has been appointed as BLVD’s Executive Assistant Manager meaning his key role will be to grow the food and beverage component of the hotel and support in managing the daily workings of the hotel, developing the team and hotel services, and ensuring exceptional guest services.

With 20 years of experience, Philip has an impressive portfolio of hotels from across the world against his name including the likes of Crown Plaza, Mandarin Oriental Hotel and the Four Seasons Hotel in London, The 5-star country estate Gleneagles in Scotland, Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington DC, USA and Four Seasons Hotel in Silicon Valley CA, USA. 

Alongside his impressive roster of hotel experience, Philip also has multiple academic accreditations including an Associate Degree in Hospitality Management from Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, Switzerland and a Bachelors’ Degree in Business majoring in Marketing from Southern Cross University, Lismore Australia.  

He said: “After working across a hugely diverse range of hotels all over the world, I am looking forward to bringing my skills to an already exceptional team of professionals.”

BLVD Hotel was established in 2019 and is located at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Situated on the coastline of Blackpool’s sunny shores, BLVD Hotel provides guests with breath-taking views of the Irish Sea. Boasting 120 stylish rooms, BLVD Hotel also provides bespoke meeting rooms in The Shoreside Conference Centre – all suitably complemented by The Beachside restaurant where guests can dine in style.

Amanda Thompson OBE, CEO of Blackpool Pleasure Beach said: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Philip to join our team. As an industry expert with a world of knowledge and experience, his insight is invaluable and we are really excited to see what he brings to the table.


“As we lean into the colder months we have an amazing line up of seasonal events beginning with our Journey to Hell throughout October followed by our Winter Weekends, Christmas Grotto, Pantomime and Las Vegas Nights Christmas in Paradise.  We look forward to Philip bringing his knowledge to our destination.”

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