Managing Director, Rudding Park
Peter Banks is a hotelier through and through. At the age of 18, he joined the team at The Savoy as a Management Trainee where he learnt the fundamental workings of a luxury London hotel before taking on the role of Duty Manager at St Andrew’s Old Course Hotel. Peter returned to London at the Hilton on Park Lane as Front of House Manager and then Acting General Manager at the Hilton London Mews before hearing of an opportunity to open a new hotel in North Yorkshire. Since 1996 Peter has overseen the development at Rudding Park and has created a culture to instil top level personal service. This has led to Rudding Park receiving many accolades including being the only UK Hotel in TripAdvisor’s’ Hall of Fame and The Sunday Times voting Rudding Park the Best Spa Hotel in the UK 2017.