Alastair McAlpine has been appointed General Manager, Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, Hawaii, encompassing both the 213-room AAA Five Diamond Four Seasons Resort Lanai and Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele.
As General Manager of Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, McAlpine oversees all day-to-day operations at the luxury beach resort, which reopened in 2016 following a multi-million dollar transformation, and The Lodge at Koele, which is currently closed for renovation until late 2018, when it will reopen as a spa and wellness resort.
Originally from Northern Ireland, McAlpine, a Four Seasons veteran, returns to Lanai following postings in China’s Hangzhou, Langkawi in Malaysia, the Maldives and Seychelles. He opened the Four Seasons properties in Lanai following a rebrand under the Four Seasons flag, and resided on island from 2005 to 2008.
McAlpine graduated in Hotel Management from the Scottish Hotel School at Strathclyde University in 1993. Following a start as a trainee sommelier at Gleneagles Hotel, he began his Four Seasons journey at the former Regent Hong Kong in 1996, first as a Management Trainee and then as Assistant Director of Food and Beverage, and held successive positions in the Maldives, Tokyo, Washington DC and New York.