He replaces Giovanni Valentini, who has moved on to become hotel operations director/head of hotel services at TLC Group, which operates the Holiday Inn Express hotel in London, Stratford.
Prior to joining the 93-bedroom aparthotel, Thomas worked at the Holiday Inn London - Stratford City, also operated by Cycas Hospitality, and was promoted to look after both Staybridge Suites and Holiday Inn. He also helped launch the sales academy at the Holiday Inn Stevenage hotel.
Thomas said: "My vision is for Vauxhall to become a pioneering hotel for its staff in terms of innovation and personable engagement."
Wayne Androliakos, vice-president of operations for Cycas Hospitality, said: "We are delighted to have Chris join the Vauxhall team. He has fantastic experience as well as a beaming personality which will help him deliver 'service with a smile' to all our loyal extended-stay guests."
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