Gary Rice joins Cameron House on Loch Lomond as its new director of operations

a man in a suit stands in front of a loch where a sea-plane is moored
Gary Rice

With over 28 years’ experience working within the hospitality industry, Gary Rice has been appointed as the new director of operations at Cameron House on Loch Lomond.

As part of the five-star hotel’s executive team, Gary will assist on the day-to-day running of the hotel, contribute to recruitment, training and retention, and support resort director Michael Lavizani.

Glaswegian Gary has honed his expertise across a range of hotels in the UK, rising through the ranks within national hospitality brands including Hilton, Jurys and Thistle.

For the past six years, he has worked within hotel management group, Klarent Hospitality, where he was a key figure within its senior leadership team; first as director of operations for Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central, before taking the position of general manager at its sister Doubletree hotel in Glasgow Strathclyde.

Gary has successfully led his hotel team to receive several awards throughout his career, including winning a gold medal accreditation at the 2013 Scottish Hotel Awards.

On his new appointment, he said: “I have closely followed and admired the growth of Cameron House as one of Scotland’s leading resorts and I’m honoured to be on board. I look forward to contributing to the success of the hotel by leading, supporting and developing the esteemed team to deliver excellence and exceed guest expectations.”

Resort director Lavizani added: “I’m delighted to welcome Gary to the Clan Cameron family. We’re dedicated to delivering exceptional service and experiences for our guests; a commitment which Gary shares as he takes on this pivotal role, bringing with him his passion, knowledge and leadership skills. I’m confident that he’ll continue to guide Cameron House to excel in its operations.”