The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul has announced the appointment of its new General Manager.
Massimiliano Zanardi has been appointed as the new General Manager of the hotel.
Having worked in the hospitality industry all his life, Mr. Zanardi joined The Ritz-Carlton, Powerscourt in July, 2008, from his post as Executive Assistant Manager; (EAM) Food & Beverage of Hotel Arts Barcelona, Spain and previous to that EAM, Food & Beverage for The Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort in Portugal,. Both hotels are managed by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Prior to his position in Portugal, Zanardi served as EAM, Food & Beverage of The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul, where he was a member of the opening team and Executive Committee.Italian born Mr Zanardi holds degrees in Hotel & Hospitality Management from the Hotel School of Salsomaggiore Terme in Parma and the Cornell University in Bruxelles, where he completed the Professional Development Program in 2003.