Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West names all-female leadership team | Article

Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West has announced the appointment of two new key team members, with Fiona Milligan joining the team as general manager, and Lynne Woodage as director of Sales.

Constructed as Scotland’s first sports hotel, the Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West recently celebrated its fifth birthday and often hosts a number of top tier sports teams who train at the neighbouring Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre.

Bringing 18 years of hospitality experience to the role, Milligan joins the team from Edinburgh city centre’s Edinburgh Holyrood Hotel, whilst Woodage boasts 15 years of experience having spent time at Edinburgh Marriott Hotel and Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club.

Milligan said: “I’m incredibly excited to join the team here at Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West. With my knowledge of the local hospitality landscape and prior experience at Marriott properties, I’ve entered the role with a great grounding and I’m looking forward to leading the hotel into a busy 2023.”

Stephen Bench, MD of Lighthouse Hotel Management, added: “It’s been great to bring Fiona and Lynne on board at the Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West. Fiona is a thoroughly skilled manager with a real ambition, which will be a fantastic asset to the team, and Lynne’s drive and determination is sure to push the hotel forward into a successful 2023.”

Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West is one of six properties in operation by Molo Hotel Group and operated by Lighthouse Hotel Management, with a further three under construction and set to open in the New Year.

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