Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia today announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Jalbert as general manager. Jalbert will oversee all staff operations, ensuring that all facets of the 301-room historic property exceed guest expectations.

Jalbert's experience in the hospitality industry as a general manager and food and beverage director has taken him from France to England, throughout United States, and the Caribbean over the past 30 years. No stranger to the upper-upscale service guests expect from the Radisson Blu brand, Jalbert was most recently general manager at the Radisson Blu Resort, Marina & Spa in St. Martin. After receiving his hotel management degree from Lycée Hotelier Paul Valery de Menton, he worked at the five-star, five-diamond Chateau Hotel outside of Paris, solidifying his experience in the luxury segment and honing his skills in the food and beverage arena. He also held food and beverage director positions at the Sofitel in Houston and Turnberry Isle Resort & Club in Florida. Jalbert's first general manager position was at Grove Isle Resort & Club in Miami.

Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia is situated in the Rittenhouse Square district of Philadelphia and recently underwent a $20 million renovation that included a redesign of all guestrooms and corridors, as well as the hotel's grand lobby and new business class lounge to reflect Radisson Blu's signature, contemporary style while maintaining the charm and heritage of the landmark property. Renovations to the hotel's meeting and event space are set for completion in early 2015.

Originally opened in 1926, the Center City hotel features 301 spacious guest rooms, including four suites; a 2,000-square-foot fitness center; 17,000 square feet of event space; and three dining venues. The hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and, in keeping with Radisson's commitment to responsible business practices and environmental stewardship, the property has been recognized by the Green Key Eco-Rating Program with a 4 Green Key rating. The hotel is also the recent recipient of the prestigious TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for its consistent, outstanding reviews from travelers.

For more information, please visit www.radissonbluphiladelphia.com.