BIO: Managing Director Luigi Romaniello

In June 2011, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts appointed Luigi Romaniello to the position of Managing Director of Rosewood Abu Dhabi. In this position, Mr. Romaniello is responsible for all areas of the new hotel including the property’s array of signature restaurants and Sense, A Rosewood Spa®. Romaniello has been with Rosewood for 11 years, most recently as Managing Director of The Mansion on Peachtree,
A Rosewood Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.

A seasoned veteran with more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Mr. Romaniello joined Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in August 1999 as Resident Manager of Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands. For the following five years, he successfully oversaw day-to-day operations as Hotel Manager of Rosewood Crescent Hotel in Dallas, Texas. In 2007, he was promoted to Managing Director of The Mansion on Peachtree, A Rosewood Hotel & Residence in Atlanta where he lead the team to a successful opening of the hotel. Romaniello began his hotel career in Dallas at the Grand Kempinski Hotel before moving to Austin, Texas to join Stouffer Hotels. He continued his career with the Amway Hotel Corporation at their flagship Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He later moved with Amway to become Executive Assistant Manager for Peter Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands.