Hot Leads

New York’s Bowery Hotel has named Kirk Wilson as its new general manager. Wilson has worked as food & beverage director at the hotel for the past year, and started in New York's hospitality industry running the Rialto in Nolita before relocating to Los Angeles to oversee restaurant operations for MacPherson at Jones in West Hollywood.

Aaron Kaupp is ending his five-year stint at the Palazzo Sasso in Ravello, Italy. His career is taking him to Milan, where he will open the Armani Hotel as its general manager. Kaupp, who was the recipient of the Luxury Travel Advisor Award of Excellence for Top General Manager in 2009, will be replaced at Palazzo Sasso by Mariella Avino.

Bermuda’s Fairmont Hamilton Princess has named 20-year industry veteran Leonard Czarnecki as its new general manager. Czarnecki comes to the property from the Fairmont Pittsburgh, where he oversaw all operations of the hotel, including its grand opening. He has also held positions at The Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston and the Plaza Hotel in New York, as well as The Regency, The Hilton New York, The Waldorf=Astoria and New York Renaissance Hotel.

Read more on

Suggested Articles

The first award will be presented in 2020 and will honor an organization, company or individual that has successfully implemented a wellness project.

The Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos will officially rebrand as the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal in the fourth quarter of this year. Here's more on…

The programming will teach kids about eating healthy, meditating, wildlife and more. Here's what families can expect.