Leading international hotel operator Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of an award-winning member of staff to oversee Macdonald Aviemore Resort. Paul Bayliss MBE has returned to the company in the role of Managing Director of the renowned Macdonald Aviemore Resort which employs up to 350 people during peak season. During almost a decade in the hotel industry, Paul has managed a selection of large, high profile hotels and resorts and was awarded UK Independent Hotelier of the Year 2018 for his continued work in service excellence and people development. Other accolades include helping one of his hotels gain AA Hotel of the Year and, during his time at The Macdonald Manchester, receiving a scholarship through The Master Innholders to attend the General Manager's Program at Cornell University, New York.
Paul also served for 24 years in the British Army progressing from apprentice chef all the way through to commissioned officer. He has worked all around the world and was part of the UK Army Chef Team which won a World Championship at the Berlin Internationale Kulinaire Olympiade culinary Olympics in 1995. In 2006, he was awarded an MBE in recognition of many years of work developing the next generation of hospitality professionals and helping personnel further their careers after leaving the military.More appointments at Macdonald