THERE have been changes at the top of an iconic Broadway hotel.

Lygon Arms country house has appointed Jason Adams as new general manager.

Mr Adams will be joining the management team on April 3, having formerly been the manager of the Foxhills Club and Resort in Surrey.

He has a wealth of experience in the hospitality and leisure industry, have also previously worked at the Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons, the Seaham Hall Hotel & Serenity Spa, the Atlantic Hotel in Jersey and the Arden Hotel in Stratford upon Avon.

A second key management appointment for The Lygon Arms has also been announced with the internal promotion of Edward Fitzpatrick, who currently works for Iconic Luxury Hotels, who will be joining the team as deputy general manager.

Mr Fitzpatrick was a winner in 2016 of a converted Acorn Award, which recognises the rising stars of the hospitality industry.

Andrew Stembridge, executive director of Iconic Luxury Hotels, said: “This is a very exciting time for Jason and Ed to be joining the team at the Lygon Arms, we have just unveiled the final chapter of its multi-million-pound refurbishment and expansion.

"The no-expense-spared transformation of this 15th century coaching inn, honours the building’s charm and heritage, and debuts an enriched guest experience complete with 86 newly designed rooms and suites, a refreshed spa, and two new culinary experiences; Lygon Bar & Grill and Lygon Wine Bar.

"The redesigned guest rooms and suites beautifully embody the hotel’s 600-year character and style, while incorporating the contemporary luxuries and technological conveniences that meet the needs of today’s modern luxury travellers,.

"I am certain that the experience and wealth of knowledge that Jason and Ed will bring to their respective roles will restore The Lygon Arms to its position as one of the finest historic coaching inns in the UK.”