Belmond has announced the appointment of Massimiliano Puglisi as general manager of Grand Hotel Timeo, a Belmond Hotel, Taormina.
He will take up his new role at the Sicilian property with immediate effect.
A native Sicilian, Puglisi has travelled and worked extensively throughout his 22 years of experience in luxury hospitality.
Prior to joining Belmond, he served as general manager of the Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection in Newport, Rhodes Island.
Having worked with numerous renowned luxury hotel brands in the United Kingdom, Spain and the United States, Puglisi has developed a strong guest-focused approach and strived to understand what makes