Tacoma's Hotel Murano picks general manager

Provenance Hotels announced Tuesday the appointment of Stan Kott as general manager of the Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma. Kott joined Provenance Hotels in May of 2010 as regional general manager in San Francisco and, for the past two months, has been serving as interim general manager for the Hotel Murano. Kott has more than 30 years of hotel and resort experience in senior management positions involving all aspects of rooms, food and beverage, sales and marketing and operations. He launched his career at Oregon’s famed Salishan Lodge and opened Salish Lodge before heading east to Topnotch Resort & Spa, in Stowe, Vermont. Kott returned to the Pacific Northwest as general manager for the Kimpton Group at Alexis Hotel and opened the Hotel Monaco, both in Seattle. His track record in the region also includes key roles with Noble House at The Edgewater Hotel, MTM Luxury Lodging at the Sorrento Hotel and Alderbrook Resort & Spa, and The Hotel Group at the Arctic Club Hotel. The 320-room Hotel Murano is located at 1320 Broadway Plaza in downtown Tacoma. For more information, visit http://www.murano.com .