Rome, Italy, January 9, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Dorchester Collection announces the appointment of Mirko Cattini as general manager of Rome’s Hotel Eden, starting from 14 February 2022. He will be taking over from Luca Virgilio, who is moving to London in January 2022 as general manager of The Dorchester.
With over 20 years’ experience in luxury hotels and resorts in the UK, Europe and Asia, Italian-born Mirko is currently the hotel manager of The Dorchester, London – a position he has held for over three years.
Previous roles include executive positions at the Corinthia Hotel, London; Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore; Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu; and Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok.
Mirko has diplomas in hospitality management from the Hotel and Catering International Management Association and Como’s Hotel School of Catering, and has completed both Cornell University’s and Cranfield School of Management’s general manager programmes.
Christopher Cowdray, chief executive officer of Dorchester Collection, said: ‘We are delighted to promote Mirko to manage one of Rome’s most renowned hotels near the top of the Spanish Steps with its spectacular panorama and authentic Italian charm. Mirko has proven to be an impactful leader at The Dorchester and we know that his skills and expertise will further enhance the legendary Hotel Eden.’
Commenting on his new role, Mirko said: ‘I am looking forward to returning to my home country and leading a team dedicated to elevated experiences in a hotel with such storied heritage and social vibrancy. We will work together to bring many memorable moments to our guests and employees.’