NEW YORK—Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has appointed Anthony McHale as managing director of The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel here. With more than 28 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, McHale will manage and oversee all aspects of the Upper East Side hotel.
“With Tony’s global experience and vast knowledge of the hospitality industry, he will be an invaluable asset to The Carlyle,” said Radha Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. “We are delighted to have Tony lead the celebrated hotel into the next chapter of its illustrious history.”
Born and raised in England, McHale’s career has taken him around the world. Most recently, he served as GM of the Burj Al Arab Jumeriah in Dubai since 2015. During his tenure at the famed hotel, McHale oversaw the redesign of four of the hotel’s restaurants, in addition to a new cocktail bar.
Prior to the Burj Al Arab, McHale previously held the GM position at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London. Under his leadership, the hotel partnered with two chefs to launch two restaurants, Daniel Boulud’s Bar Boulud and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. McHale also spearheaded the opening of One Hyde Park Residences.
He began his hotel career with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts and went on to hold senior management positions with Peninsula Hotels and Orient Express Hotels, now Belmond. This new role will mark a return to the United States for McHale after having previously been the GM of the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans and hotel manager of the Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles.