The Star has appointed experienced hospitality executive, John Autelitano, as General Manager of Hotels encompassing management of the property’s five star The Darling and Astral Towers and Residences within Sydney’s premier events and entertainment destination.
Mr Autelitano will lead The Star’s experienced and passionate Hotels team, bringing with him an in-depth knowledge of luxury-tier hospitality and a career portfolio spanning more than 18 years with global hotel chains The Ritz-Carlton and Marriott International across Asia Pacific, the Caribbean and the United States.
Expressing his enthusiasm in having commenced in this role at The Star, Mr Autelitano said:
“I feel privileged to be working with The Star’s outstanding hospitality team. My passion is service excellence and it is clear to me that The Star’s dedication to exceptional customer experiences aligns perfectly.”
Brett Houldin, Acting Managing Director, The Star, was delighted to welcome Mr Autelitano to the team.
“John is a proven professional in strategic planning, hotel operational design, and concept development. His dedication to excellence in service and demonstrated track record of achieving superior hotel ratings and delivering outstanding results makes him a major asset to the team and The Star,” said Mr Houldin in welcoming Mr Autelitano to the team.
Mr Autelitano commenced in his role at the beginning of August 2014.