Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown Gets New General Manager

Here's a name to know when sending VIPs to the nation's capital: Shane Krige has been appointed general manager for Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown.

Prior to joining Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown, Krige was the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore, India since 2012. He joined Fairmont in 2007 as general manager of The Plaza, a Fairmont Managed Hotel in New York City. From 2004 until 2007, he was managing director of Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas.

Krige spent approximately two years as hotel manager at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London beginning in 2003. In 2002, he joined the Ritz Carlton as executive assistant manager for both the Ritz- Carlton, Washington, D.C. and as a member of the opening team for the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Hotel and Residences.

Previously, he held progressive positions in the Washington, D.C. area with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts. He began his career in hospitality over 22 years ago as the assistant manager, Marriott Management Services, Washington, D.C. in 1996.