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Cycas Hospitality, London’s second largest operator of serviced apartment/apart-hotels, has appointed three new members of its team as it prepares for the launch of four more extended-stay hotels in the capital.

Mark Gillings joins as Regional Area Manager, Esther Fodor as Sales Manager and Martin Doshev as Hotel Manager for Residence Inn – London Bridge.

The trio will be part of the opening team for Starwood Capital Group’s portfolio, which includes; Residence Inn – London Bridge and Residence Inn London – Kensington as well as two further Cycas managed serviced apartment properties in Bermondsey and Tower Bridge.

John Wagner, Founding Partner of Cycas Hospitality says: “We are thrilled to have Mark, Esther and Martin on board at this pivotal moment for Cycas. Not only will they will be flying the flag for our new London properties but they will also be championing the rest of the Cycas award-winning extended-stay portfolio.”

Mark Gillings, Regional Area Manager for Cycas Hospitality said: “I am so excited to be a part of the opening team for an industry-leading extended-stay brand and what will be the first Residence Inn for Marriott to launch in the capital.  South East London is a fascinating and attractive option for the inquisitive business traveller.  I look forward to working alongside the team to help manage this milestone project for Cycas and help reach out further to the international relocation and business travel market.”

With over 20 years’ experience in international hospitality, Mark is an accomplished hotel management professional with strong business acumen and leadership skills.   Prior to joining Cycas, Mark was Vice President, Hotels and Leisure at SFC Group, one of the largest hospitality operators in the UAE.

Supporting Mark, Esther Fodor brings with her a strong passion for the serviced apartment sector.  Her most recent position was as Account Manager at The Ascott Limited, where she was responsible for managing global sales and accounts.

Martin Doshev joins from Go Native where he was Operations Manager, assisting in the smooth running and operating of service apartments in London Bridge.

Cycas Hospitality manages Starwood Capital Group’s four extended-stay apart-hotels in London which include Marriott’s first extended-stay properties in the capital; Residence Inn London – London Bridge and Residence Inn London – Kensington.

The company also manages two further properties in Bermondsey and Tower Bridge.

All four properties are owned by a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group and will be operated under a franchise agreement with Cycas Hospitality.

The portfolio is currently undergoing a comprehensive refurbishment due to be completed before end of 2017.

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From right to left: “Emma Dean, Director of Sales Extended Stay for Cycas Hospitality welcomes Mark Gillings, Regional Area Manager, Martin Doshev, Hotel Manager and Esther Fodor, Sales Manager to the Cycas family.”

About Cycas Hospitality

Cycas Hospitality is a hotel management company specialising in extended-stay hotels in the UK and Europe. It combines real world, first-hand experience of hotel management with expertise in real estate investment and development. 

Cycas Hospitality manages Staybridge Suites hotels in, Liverpool, Newcastle, London - Vauxhall, London - Stratford City as well as the Holiday Inn in Stratford City London.

Cycas Hospitality also manages Starwood Capital Group’s four extended-stay apart-hotels in London which include Marriott’s first extended-stay properties in the capital; Residence Inn London – London Bridge and Residence Inn London – Kensington.

The company also manages two further properties in Bermondsey and Tower Bridge making Cycas the second largest operator of serviced apartment/apart-hotels in London.

Two new dual branded projects, comprising four hotels, are under construction. These include a Crowne Plaza/Staybridge Suites in Manchester and a Moxy/Residence Inn in Amsterdam.

At Heathrow Cycas also manages the Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport.

Several other projects are currently under development.

Contact: Lisa Ronchetti / 07903 869 669

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