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#122 - Hospitality Meets David Connell - The Hotel Operator
Episode 12226th October 2022 • Hospitality Meets... with Phil Street • Phil Street
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Back to the world of Hotels this week as I got some time with the wonderful David Connell, General Manager at the stunning South Lodge Hotel ( and Group Operations Director for Exclusive Collection (

David has a wonderful story covering:-

  • The exclusive journey
  • The start
  • Working in France
  • Working New Years Eve
  • Happy Accidents
  • The new role
  • Lifelong friends
  • Length of service
  • South Lodge
  • Making your own wine
  • Waste and Sustainability
  • Spraying yourself with Champagne
  • Master Inn Holders
  • Giving back
  • Meeting superstar celebs

And so much more. David has some great career learning to share throughout our chat and we get a peak behind the curtain at the wonderful goings on at South Lodge Hotel.


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