Welsh, a native of the U.K., was raised in Ireland and educated at Shannon College of Hotel Management and Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. For 7 years Welsh held the position of general manager at The Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia; for 10 years prior, he was the general manager of Walker Cay Hotel and Marina in the Bahamas. Welsh’s other positions include vice president of operations for Walden Inn, Spa and Country Club in Aurora, Ohio and hotel positions in New York, Philadelphia, Zurich, London and Dublin.
Jones, a Washingtonian, was raised in Asia and Europe and received a degree in history from Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. His hotel career began in Washington, D.C. but later took him to Japan, Korea, Malaysia, London, Dubai and Bahrain where he held the position of director of sales and marketing with Intercontinental Hotels and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.
“We are pleased to have these two talented and professional men on board,” said Hans Bruland, Vice President and General Manager of The Hay-Adams. “Their valuable experience in the hotel industry, both here and abroad, will be an outstanding addition to our executive team.”
ABOUT THE HAY-ADAMS
Located at Sixteenth and H Streets, at Lafayette Park across from the White House, The Hay-Adams is Washington's finest luxury hotel and one of the most historic and celebrated properties in the world. The Hotel offers 145 rooms and suites, many with White House views. It has won numerous awards for its impeccable service, and is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, an exclusive group of discriminating luxury hotels worldwide. For more information, please visit www.hayadams.com.
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